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The princess bride [videorecording] / [presented by] Act III Communications ; [Buttercup Films Ltd., The Princess Bride Ltd.] ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; directed by Rob Reiner.

Goldman, William, 1931- screenwriter. (Added Author). Scheinman, Andrew. (Added Author). Reiner, Rob, director. (Added Author). Elwes, Cary, 1962- actor. (Added Author). Patinkin, Mandy, actor. (Added Author). Sarandon, Chris, actor. (Added Author). Guest, Christopher, actor. (Added Author). Shawn, Wallace, actor. (Added Author). Andre, the Giant, 1946-1993 actor. (Added Author). Savage, Fred, 1976- actor. (Added Author). Wright, Robin, 1966- actor. (Added Author). Falk, Peter, 1927-2011 actor. (Added Author). Kane, Carol, 1952- actor. (Added Author). Crystal, Billy, actor. (Added Author). Act III Communications. (Added Author). Buttercup Films Ltd. (Added Author). Princess Bride Ltd. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Goldman, William, 1931- (Added Author). Reiner, Rob. (Added Author). Elwes, Cary, 1962- (Added Author). Patinkin, Mandy. (Added Author). Sarandon, Chris. (Added Author). Guest, Christopher. (Added Author). Shawn, Wallace. (Added Author). Andre, the Giant, 1946-1993 (Added Author). Savage, Fred, 1976- (Added Author). Wright, Robin, 1966- (Added Author). Falk, Peter, 1927-2011 (Added Author). Kane, Carol, 1952- (Added Author). Crystal, Billy. (Added Author). Knopfler, Mark. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author). Goldman, William, 1931- (Screenwriter). Reiner, Rob. (Director). Elwes, Cary, 1962- (Actor). Patinkin, Mandy. (Actor). Sarandon, Chris. (Actor). Guest, Christopher. (Actor). Shawn, Wallace. (Actor). Andre, the Giant, 1946-1993 (Actor). Savage, Fred, 1976- (Actor). Wright, Robin, 1966- (Actor). Falk, Peter, 1927- (Actor). Kane, Carol, 1952- (Actor). Crystal, Billy. (Actor). Biddle, Adrian. (Added Author). Leighton, Robert. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 27 of 35 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 4 of 4 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 35 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hudson (Fontana) DVD PRINCESS (Text) 39493104899408 Adult Video Available -
Jackson County Public Library DVD PRINCESS (Text) 39493107625495 Adult Video Available -
Macon County Public Library JDVD PRINCESS (Text) 39493106744008 Juvenile Video Available -
Nantahala Community Library DVD PRINCESS (Text) 39493107049811 Adult Video Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792850769
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special edition.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : MGM Home Entertainment, 2001.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Based on the novel by William Goldman.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987.
Special features: "As you wish" documentary featuring new interviews with Cary Elwes, Robin Wright Penn, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin and more; new audio commentary by director Rob Reiner; new audio commentary by author William Goldman; footage shot by Cary Elwes during the making of the movie; 2 original featurettes.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Adrian Biddle; editor, Robert Leighton; music, Mark Knopfler.
Participant or Performer Note: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright, Peter Falk, Carol Kane, Billy Crystal.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note: DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English) and mono (Spanish).
Language Note: In English with optional soundtrack in Spanish and optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Princesses > Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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