The Godfather Legacy: The Untold Story of the Making of the Classic Godfather Trilogy Featuring Never-Before-Published Production Stills
Here is the official companion to Francis Ford Coppola's masterful trilogy, revised and updated, and packed with more than 100 photographs.
The director was a renegade filmmaker who'd never made a profitable picture. The producer was hired because he could stay below budget. The star had a reputation for being difficult. A formula for disaster?
No, the makings of one of the greatest films of all time.
The Godfather Legacyexplores the fascinating behind-the-scenes intrigue and uproar during the making of all three films:
Featuring production records, credits, reviews, and interviews with many of the principals involved,The Godfather Legacyis a rare and vivid peek into the making of three of the most compelling films in Hollywood history.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
A good account of the making of one of the 20th century's best films about Italian-Americans by Italian-Americans. Compared to the giant production troubles and delays of Apocalypse Now (as told in ... Read full review
To the Reader xiii
A Real Terror to the Piece 1
The Great Seducer 13
A Portrait of Treachery 29
The M Word 39
I Will No Longer Allow You to Discuss It 45
Four CornedBeef Sandwiches 51
The Look of a Bulldog 66
The Script Doctor 159
These Guys Dont Go Around Shooting Each Other Anymore 171
I Believe in the Mafia 189
It Was Just a Fantastic Thing 202
The Godfather Legacy 214
The Godfather in 2005 Another Look 259
Do We Trust This Guy or Not? 90
Its Only a Gangster Picture 100