The Godfather

N.p. N.p., Circa 1972. Archive of 41 vintage photographs from the 1972 film. Represented in the collection are 24 keybook photographs, four keybook contact photograph sheets, six color reference photographs of actor Marlon Brando, and eleven headshots of Brando in makeup as Don Vito Corleone.

Included among the keybook photographs are four color contact sheets, including two sheets with 12 images each and two sheets with 35 images each, totaling 94 images altogether. Also included are 20 keybook photographs of Brando on the set during filming and between takes, twelve with Brando in makeup preparation makeup artists Dick Smith and Phil Rhodes.

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 and contact sheets generally 8 x 11 inches. Near Fine.

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

[Book #153661]