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The Princess Bride at The Senator
Wednesday, February 14@8:00 pm-9:45 pm
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 8PM
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18 10AM
An elderly man reads the book “The Princess Bride” to his sick and thus currently bedridden adolescent grandson, the reading of the book which has been passed down within the family for generations. The grandson is sure he won’t like the story, with a romance at its core, he preferring something with lots of action and “no kissing”. But the grandson is powerless to stop his grandfather, whose feelings he doesn’t want to hurt. The story centers on Buttercup, a former farm girl who has been chosen as the princess bride to Prince Humperdinck of Florian. Buttercup does not love him, she who still laments the death of her one true love, Westley, five years ago. Westley was a hired hand on the farm, his stock answer of “as you wish” to any request she made of him which she came to understand was his way of saying that he loved her. But Westley went away to sea, only to be killed by the Dread Pirate Roberts. On a horse ride to clear her mind of her upcoming predicament of marriage, Buttercup…
1987 Dir. Rob Reiner 1.85:1 Color DCP 100 min.
Warner Brothers Cartoon Show at the Senator
Sunday, February 25 10 AM
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5904 YORK ROAD