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As You Wish

Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride

As You Wish( )
Author: Elwes, Cary
ISBN:978-1-986659-20-8
Publication Date:Mar 2018
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.99
Book Description:

Standing onstage at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, surrounded by cast members and some of the crew, many of whom I've not seen in years, I feel an almost overwhelming sense of gratitude and nostalgia. We have gathered here at the New York Film Festival to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of The Princess Bride, a movie whose popularity and resonance now span generations. That fact alone boggles the mind-how such a quirky and modestly conceived film could achieve such a lofty...
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Book Details
Pages:114
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Performing Arts / Film / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.26 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Elwes, Cary (Author)
Ivan Simon Cary Elwes was born in Westminster, London, England on October 26, 1962. He is known professionally as Cary Elwes, an English actor and voice actor. Elwes attended Harrow School in London and then the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. In 1981 he came to the USA to study acting at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. While living in New York, Elwes studied acting at both the Actors Studio and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. He is known for his roles as Westley in The Princess Bride, Arthur Holmwood in Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula, Robin Hood in Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Garrett in Quest for Camelot, and Dr. Lawrence Gordon in Saw and Saw 3D: The Final Chapter. Elwes also appeared in box office hits: Days of Thunder, Hot Shots!, Twister, Liar, Liar and New Year's Eve.

In October 2014, Elwes' memoir of the making of The Princess Bride, entitled As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride, made the New York Times Bestseller list. The book is filled with stories, photographs, and interviews with the costars of the popular film.

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