The Godfather

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1971. Third Draft script for the 1972 film. Noted as copy No. 55 in black holograph ink on the title page.

Based on the novel by Mario Puzo, directed and written for the screen by Francis Ford Coppola, and starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, and Robert Duvall. Script issued by Studio Duplicating Service on the east coast, for use in shooting on location in New Jersey and New York City in the winter of 1971.

Red titled Studio Duplicating Service wrappers. Title page present, dated March 29, 1971, noted as THIRD DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters Coppola and Puzo. 175 leaves, all on light blue stock, rectos only, mimeograph duplication. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, bound with two gold screw brads.

National Film Registry. Ebert I. Penzler 101. Schrader Canon Fodder 16. Sight and Sound 2022.


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