The princess bride

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[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018].
Blu-ray special edition.
9781681435169, 1681435160
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1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm). 


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[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2018].
Blu-ray special edition.
9781681435169, 1681435160


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Wide screen (1.85:1).
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Based upon the book by William Goldman.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
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Special features: New 4K digital transfer; audio commentary from 1996 featuring director Rob Reiner, screenwriter William Goldman, producer, Andrew Scheinman, and actors Billy Crystal and Peter Falk; edited 1987 audiobook reading of Goldman's novel "The princess bride" by Reiner; new program about Goldman's screenplay; new program about Goldman's tapestry based on the film; Archival interviews with Reiner, Goldman, and actors Crystal, Cary Elwes, Christopher Guest, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Fred Savage, and Robin Wright; new interview with art director Richard Holland; Programs about makeup, fencing, and fairy tales; On set-video diary filmed and narrated by Elwes; five behind-the-scenes videos with commentaries from 1996 by Reiner, Scheinman, and Crystal; trailer; plus an essay by author Sloane Crosely and four, for the Blu-ray edition, Goldman's introduction to his Princess Bride script, from the 1955 collection "Four screenplays," in a lavishly illustrated, clothbound book
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Mark Knopfler ; director of photography, Adrian Biddle ; editor, Robert Leighton.
Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Andre The Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Peter Cook, Mel Smith, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
A kid, home sick from school, grudgingly allows his grandfather to read him a dusty storybook, which is how we meet the innocent Buttercup, about to marry the nefarious Prince Humperdinck though her heart belongs to Westley. A mysterious pirate, a vengeful Spaniard, and a good-natured giant interrupt the wedding plans.
System Details
Blu-ray; region A; wide screen (1.85:1) presentation; 5.1 DTS-HD master audio; requires Blu-ray player.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Reiner, R., Goldman, W., Scheinman, A., Elwes, C., Patinkin, M., Sarandon, C., Guest, C., Shawn, W., Andre, t. G., Savage, F., Wright, R., Falk, P., Cook, P., Smith, M., Kane, C., Crystal, B., & Goldman, W. (2018). The princess bride (Blu-ray special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rob, Reiner et al.. 2018. The Princess Bride. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Rob, Reiner et al.. The Princess Bride The Criterion Collection, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Reiner, Rob,, et al. The Princess Bride Blu-ray special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2018.

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