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Movies We Love Presents: An Evening with Cary Elwes and THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987)

February 25, 2015, 7:00 P.M.

The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108, George Lucas Building lobby, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Movies We Love and Twentieth Century Fox invite you and a guest to attend

An Evening with Cary Elwes and
The Princess Bride (1987)

 
Directed by Rob Reiner
Screenplay by William Goldman
Produced by Rob Reiner and Andrew Scheinman
 
Followed by a Q&A with Actor Cary Elwes,
Moderated by SCA Alumnus Timothy Dowling

 
7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
 
The Ray Stark Family Theatre, SCA 108
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007
 

FREE ADMISSION. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. RSVPs REQUIRED.
 
Following the Q&A, Cary Elwes will sign copies of his New York Times bestselling memoir, As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of The Princess Bride.
 
Copies of As You Wish will be available for purchase at the theater before the screening. To order a copy online, click here.
 

About The Princess Bride (1987)

Based on William Goldman's novel of the same name, The Princess Bride is staged as a book read by grandfather (Peter Falk) to his ill grandson (Fred Savage). Falk's character assures a romance-weary Savage that the book has much more to deliver than a simpering love story, including but not limited to fencing, fighting, torture, death, true love, giants, and pirates.

Provided courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox. Rated PG. Running time: 98 minutes.

   

About the Guests

CARY ELWES (Actor, "Westley"/Author, As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of The Princess Bride)

New York Times bestselling author and actor Cary Elwes (ROBIN HOOD: MEN IN TIGHTS, TWISTER, Bram Stoker's DRACULA, SAW) is best known for his role as 'Westley' in one of Hollywood's most popular and successful films to cross generations, THE PRINCESS BRIDE, dubbed "one of the greatest love stories ever old," and ranked by the Writer's Guild of America as one of the top 100 screenplays ever produced. Elwes brings this classic, timeless fairy tale to life again for the first time in his New York Times bestselling memoir As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of The Princess Bride from Simon & Schuster. Up next, Elwes can be seen in films SUGAR MOUNTAIN with Jason Momoa and THE GREENS ARE GONE with Catherine Keener. In his free time, Elwes devotes his philanthropic efforts to Mercy Corps.

 

TIMOTHY DOWLING (Moderator/SCA Alumnus)

Timothy Dowling is a graduate of the School of Theatre at the University of Southern California. As an actor he was in the films: The Beautician and the Beast, Dr. Benny, and Terminator 3. As a screenwriter he was named one of Variety's Ten Writers to Watch and listed last year in Fade In's Top 100 People In Hollywood. He has written the films Role Models, Just Go With It, and This Means War. As well as the upcoming Pixels directed by Chris Columbus and starring Adam Sandler, Peter Dinklage and Josh Gad. And Another Midnight Run starring Robert De Niro. Timothy is also on the Board of the USC School of Cinematic Arts as well as being their representative on the USC Alumni Board of Governors. In 2012 he proudly donated a Urinal to the School that bears his name.

About Movies We Love -- A message from Timothy Dowling, USC Alum, Screenwriter, and SCA Representative on the USC Board of Governors

One of the my favorite things about going to USC was in film classes occasionally you’d see a movie that you’d never seen before or one you’d never seen on the big screen and then it would become one of your favorite movies for the rest of your life.

One of my favorite things about living in Los Angeles is that occasionally we get to see great movies up on the big screen and occasionally have those that made the films come and speak. This is something really unique to our city and doesn’t really happen anywhere else in the world.

So when the Cinema School asked me to represent them on the Alumni Board of Governors, the first thing I wanted to do was start a program at the school where we show great movies that we love and get people that worked on them to come to campus and speak about them.

It’s called MOVIES WE LOVE. And the hope is to just show you movies that we love that maybe you love also or have never seen or never seen on the big screen.

Hope to see you there. And FIGHT ON,

Timothy Dowling

Check-In & Reservations

This screening is free of charge and open to the public. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 6:30 P.M.

All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.

Parking

The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at 900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007. Parking passes may be purchased for $10.00 at USC Entrance Gate #4, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & Royal Street. We recommend Parking Structure D, at the far end of 34th Street. Metered street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.

Contact Information

Name: Alessandro Ago
Email: aago@cinema.usc.edu