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The Resource The princess bride, Act III Communications presents ; directed by Rob Reiner ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; executive producer, Norman Lear ; a Buttercup Films Limited picture ; [a Reiner/Scheinman production ; a Rob Reiner film]

The princess bride, Act III Communications presents ; directed by Rob Reiner ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; executive producer, Norman Lear ; a Buttercup Films Limited picture ; [a Reiner/Scheinman production ; a Rob Reiner film]

Label
The princess bride
Title
The princess bride
Statement of responsibility
Act III Communications presents ; directed by Rob Reiner ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; executive producer, Norman Lear ; a Buttercup Films Limited picture ; [a Reiner/Scheinman production ; a Rob Reiner film]
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Composer
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film producer
Film editor
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A lowly stable boy, Westley, pledges his love to the beautiful Buttercup, only to be abducted and reportedly killed by pirates while Buttercup is betrothed to the evil Prince Humperdinck. Even as Buttercup herself is kidnapped by a giant, a scheming criminal mastermind, and a master Spanish swordsman, a mysterious masked pirate (could it be Westley?) follows in pursuit
Cataloging source
ZHQ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Mark Knopfler ; director of photography, Adrian Biddle ; production designed by Norman Garwood ; film editor, Robert Leighton ; costume designer, Phyllis Dalton
Dewey number
791.437/2
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English or dubbed Spanish or French dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.A3
LC item number
P75 2015
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1931-
  • 1962-
  • 1946-1993
  • 1976-
  • 1966-
  • 1927-2011
  • 1937-1995
  • 1952-2013
  • 1952-
  • 1947-
  • 1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reiner, Rob
  • Goldman, William
  • Scheinman, Andrew
  • Elwes, Cary
  • Patinkin, Mandy
  • Sarandon, Chris
  • Guest, Christopher
  • Shawn, Wallace
  • Andre
  • Savage, Fred
  • Wright, Robin
  • Falk, Peter
  • Cook, Peter
  • Smith, Mel
  • Kane, Carol
  • Crystal, Billy
  • Knopfler, Mark
  • Biddle, Adrian
  • Garwood, Norman
  • Leighton, Robert
  • Dalton, Phyllis
  • Goldman, William
  • Act III Communications
  • Buttercup Films
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fairy tales
  • Princesses
  • Princes
  • Kidnapping
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Pirates
  • Revenge
  • Kings and rulers
Technique
live action
Label
The princess bride, Act III Communications presents ; directed by Rob Reiner ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; executive producer, Norman Lear ; a Buttercup Films Limited picture ; [a Reiner/Scheinman production ; a Rob Reiner film]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Based on the book by William Goldman
  • Special features: True love and high adventure, the official Princess bride game ; Princess bride, the untold tales ; The art of fencing ; Fairytales and folklore
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn902652312
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616092199
  • 883904360230
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
M132375
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o902652312
  • (OCoLC)902652312
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The princess bride, Act III Communications presents ; directed by Rob Reiner ; screenplay by William Goldman ; produced by Andrew Scheinman and Rob Reiner ; executive producer, Norman Lear ; a Buttercup Films Limited picture ; [a Reiner/Scheinman production ; a Rob Reiner film]
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Based on the book by William Goldman
  • Special features: True love and high adventure, the official Princess bride game ; Princess bride, the untold tales ; The art of fencing ; Fairytales and folklore
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn902652312
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616092199
  • 883904360230
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
M132375
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o902652312
  • (OCoLC)902652312
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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