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Booktalk: Cary Elwes with “As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride”

Posted: December 30, 2016 at 3:00 am by , in Booktalk, Featured

The dashing character known as Westley in this cult movie classic talks about the making of “The Princess Bride,” and its unexpected popularity that didn’t begin until ten years after it was released. This edition was originally published on December 19, 2014.

 

Often considered one of the best such scenes in movies, here’s the “Princess Bride Sword Fight,”:

 

Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, has been in production for over 20 years.