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Encyclopedia > The Godfather Saga
The Godfather Saga
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
Written by Mario Puzo
Starring Marlon Brando,
Al Pacino,
James Caan
Robert Duvall,
Diane Keaton,
Robert De Niro,
John Cazale,
Talia Shire
Produced by Albert S. Ruddy
Francis Ford Coppola
Distributed by
Release date
Runtime
Language English
Budget $20,000,000
IMDb page (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt/)

The Godfather Saga is a made for TV movie that combines The Godfather Part I and The Godfather Part II into one movie playing in chronological order. Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American film director, screenwriter, vintner, and hotelier. ... Mario Puzo Mario Puzo (October 15, 1920 - July 2, 1999) was an author who is famous for his fictional books about the Mafia. ... Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1948 Marlon Brando, Jr. ... Al Pacino, pictured at the age of 21. ... James Caan (born March 26, 1939, Bronx, New York) is an American actor. ... Robert Duvall Robert Selden Duvall is an actor, born on January 5, 1931 in San Diego, California. ... Diane Keaton from Annie Hall along with Woody Allen. ... Robert De Niro Robert De Niro, Jr. ... John Cazale (August 12, 1935 – March 12, 1978) was a distinguished American film actor whose career was tragically brief. ... Talia Shire (born April 25, 1946) is an American actress. ... Albert S. Ruddy (Born: March 28, 1930) is a Canadian filmmaker. ... Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American film director, screenwriter, vintner, and hotelier. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... A television movie (also TV movie, TV-movie, made-for-TV movie, etc. ... The Godfather is a novel written by Mario Puzo about a fictitious Italian Mafia family. ... Al Pacino as Don Michael Corleone in The Godfather Part II The Godfather, Part II is the 1974 sequel to The Godfather. ...


Francis Ford Coppola re-edited the two movies together, in chronological order (adding some previously unseen footage but also toning down the violence), into one long saga for TV broadcast, entitled The Godfather Saga (aka "The Godfather: The Complete Novel For Television" and "The Godfather: 1901-1959--The Complete Epic"). While easier to understand, this version is not as interesting from a critical and artistic standpoint as the originals. Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American film director, screenwriter, vintner, and hotelier. ...


See also

  • The Godfather Trilogy

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The Godfather (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4289 words)
The Godfather is a 1972 film adaptation of the novel of the same name, written by Mario Puzo, directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino.
A third sequel, titled The Godfather: Part IV is said to be released around 2012, the 40th anniversary of the original Godfather.
In The Godfather Part II, Michael Corleone receives an orange from an associate of a group behind an attempt on his life, and later in the movie, is seen eating an orange as he orders the "hit" against his enemies, in preparation for the climax of the film.
The Godfather (novel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (673 words)
The Godfather is a novel written by American author Mario Puzo and which was originally published in 1969 by G.
Although it is widely reported that Puzo was inspired to use "Godfather" as a designator for a Mafia leader from his experience as a reporter, there is no evidence to indicate that any real organized crime group, Italian or otherwise, ever used the term.
The Godfather referred to in the title is Vito Corleone, whose surname recalls the town of Corleone, Sicily.
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