The Margos dissect the differences between the 1973 William Goldman novel from the 1987 cult classic film directed by Rob Reiner
Inconceivable! The Margos decided to redo aBook Vs. Moviepodcast ep by taking on one more time (and even better) the book/movieThe Princess Bride. We are always surprised to find that our listeners did not realize that beloved classic movie was at one time a book. And that said book is very meta and multi-layered. Spoiler--we love BOTH of the versions ofThe Princess Brideand are so excited to be able to talk about it all once again!
In this episode we discuss:
The origins of the novel and its long history in turnaround
The plethora of differences between the book and movie
How the movie eventually became a cult classic
The incredible cast includingCary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Andre the Giant, Chris SarandonandBilly Crystal.
Andrea the Giant’s real proportions and the experience he had making the movie