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As You Wish : Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride

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From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes the New York Times bestselling account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with the cast and crew. The Princess Bride has been a family favourite for close to three decades. Ranked by the American Film Institute as one of the top 100 Greatest Love Stories and by the Writers Guild of America as one of the top 100 screenplays of all time, The Princess Bride will continue to resonate with audiences for years to come. Cary Elwes was inspired to share his memories and give fans an unprecedented look into the creation of the film while participating in the twenty-fifth anniversary cast reunion. In As You Wish he has created an enchanting experience; in addition to never-before seen photos and interviews with his fellow cast mates, there are plenty of set secrets and backstage stories. With a foreword by Rob Reiner and original artwork by acclaimed artist Shepard Fairey, As You Wish is a must-have for all fans of this beloved film.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 25mm | 230g
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • TOUCHSTONE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Export
  • 16 page 4-C insert
  • 1501161903
  • 9781501161902
  • 20,584

About Cary Elwes

Cary Elwes is a celebrated English actor who starred in The Princess Bride before moving on to roles in Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Glory, Days of Thunder, Twister, and Saw, among many other acclaimed performances. He will always be indebted to The Princess Bride, he says, for changing his life and giving him a career that has spanned decades. Joe Layden has authored or coauthored more than thirty books, including multiple New York Times bestsellers.show more

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