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Consider my heart officially warmed. The cast of The Princess Bride
got together last night at a special New York Film Festival screening to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their classic film.
Absent from the screening was, of course, André the Giant
, a.k.a. Fezzik, who passed away in 1993. In a post-screening Q&A, Mandy Patinkin
(Inigo Montoya) shared with the 1,000-strong audience how André comforted a deathly-afrid-of-heights Wallace Shawn
(Vizzini) during the Cliffs of Insanity scene by cradling the actor—who was a good two feet shorter than him—in a makeshift papoose, patting him on the head and saying "Don't worry. I'll take care of you." I'm sorry, I just have something in my eye...