History of The Godfather: 50 Years Ago

The Godfather

HISTORY OF THE GODFATHER: 50 YEARS AGO In March of 1972, fifty years ago, the Francis Ford Coppola film, The Godfather premiered. Based on a screenplay by Coppola and the author of the original novel, Mario Puzo¬†(who together won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay), it had been optioned by Paramount executive Peter Bart when…

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