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Cary Elwes reveals secrets from the set of The Princess Bride

Actor Cary Elwes presents an oral history of The Princess Bride to mark the beloved film's 30th anniversary earlier this year.
Cary Elwes and Robin Wright star in the beloved 1987 film classic, The Princess Bride. (Act III Communications)

Originally published September 29, 2017

The Princess Bride, which turned 30 this year, was a fairytale movie that was not only sweet, but also smart. With scene-stealers like Billy Crystal as Miracle Max and André the Giant as Fezzik, the Rob Reiner-directed film also starred Mandy Patinkin as the vengeful Inigo Montoya, Robin Wright as Princess Buttercup and Cary Elwes as Westley.

Elwes went on to write a book about the film called As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride and so q invited him to present an oral history of the film earlier this year on its 30th anniversary.

— Produced by Elaine Chau


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