The Godfather

N.p. N.p., Circa 1972. Archive of 30 vintage photographs from the 1972 film. Present are 14 keybook photographs demonstrating Brando as he is put into makeup by makeup artists Dick Smith and Phil Rhodes, six reference photographs from the film, and eleven headshots of Brando in full makeup as Don Vito Corleone.

Based on the 1969 novel by Mario Puzo, who co-wrote the screenplay with director Francis Ford Coppola. Widely considered one of the finest films ever made, and an inescapable influence on the portrayal of organized crime in film and television. Nominated for eleven Academy Awards, winning three for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actor for Brando.

Set in New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Sicily, and Cuba, and shot on location in New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Sicily, and the Dominican Republic.

Photographs generally 8 x 11 inches. Near Fine.

National Film Registry. Ebert I. Penzler 101. Schrader 16.


[Book #153661]