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Title The princess bride [videorecording] / Act III Communications ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; directed by Rob Reiner.

Publication Info. Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Inc., 2006.


Volume Number of Copies Request
DISC 1-2 5 Request this Volume
Edition Dread Pirate edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 ; widescreen version with aspect ratio of 1.85:1.
Cast Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
Credits Cinematography, Adrian Biddle; editor, Robert Leighton; music, Mark Knopfler.
Note Based on the novel by William Goldman.
Summary A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest.
Audience Rated PG.
Note Special features: "As you wish: the story of the Princess Bride" documentary ; "Dread Pirate Roberts: greatest legend of the Seven Seas" historical analysis; Cary Elwes home movies ; " Love is like a storybook story" featurette ; "Miraculous make-up" featurette ; Original 1987 featurette ; Vintage making-of documentary ; Quotable battle of wits trivia game ; Audio commentary by director Rob Reiner ; Audio commentary by writer William Goldman ; Fezzik's guide to Florin - collectible booklet ; photo gallery.
Language English 5.1 (Dolby digital), French (Dolby surround), Spanish; English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Princesses -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Goldman, William, 1931- author of screenplay.
Scheinman, Andrew.
Reiner, Rob.
Elwes, Cary, 1962- actor.
Patinkin, Mandy.
Sarandon, Chris.
Guest, Christopher.
Shawn, Wallace.
Andre, the Giant, 1946-1993, actor.
Savage, Fred, 1976- actor.
Wright, Robin, 1966- actor.
Falk, Peter, 1927-2011 actor.
Kane, Carol, 1952- actor.
Crystal, Billy.
Biddle, Adrian.
Leighton, Robert.
Knopfler, Mark.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Inc.
Act III Communications.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Added Title Princess bride (Motion picture)
ISBN 1424812712
Standard No. 027616146410
Music No. 14641 Sony Pictures

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