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Mario Puzo's The godfather

Author: Marlon BrandoAl PacinoJames CaanRichard CastellanoRobert DuvallAll authors
Publisher: [U.S.] : Paramount Home Video, [1979], ©1972
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Drama
Gangster drama
Adaptations
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marlon Brando; Al Pacino; James Caan; Richard Castellano; Robert Duvall; Diane Keaton; Simonetta Stefanelli; Albert S Ruddy; Gray Frederickson; Francis Ford Coppola; Mario Puzo; Alfran Productions.; Oaktree Productions.; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Paramount Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 10572153
Notes: Based on the novel by Mario Puzo.
Sequel: The Godfather, part II. 1974.
Broadcast on television in 1977 in a version incorporating the sequel.
Issued also in a version incorporating the sequel c1981 under title: The Godfather, the complete epic, 1902-1959.
Originally released as motion picture by Paramount Pictures Corp. in 1972.
Publisher no.: 8049.
Credits: Director of photography, Gordon Willis ; production designer, Dean Tavoularis ; costume designer, Anna Hill Johnstone ; art director, Warren Clymer ; set decorator, Philip Smith ; edited by William Reynolds and Peter Zinner ; music composed by Nino Rota, conducted by Carlo Savina.
Cast: Marlon Brando (Don Vito Corleone), Al Pacino (Michael), James Caan (Sonny), Richard Castellano (Clemenza), Robert Duvall (Tom Hagen), Diane Keaton (Kay Adams), Simonetta Stefanelli (Apollonia).
Description: 2 videocassettes (171 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Godfather (Motion picture)
Godfather
Responsibility: produced by Alfran Productions, Inc. ; Oaktree Productions ; produced by Albert S. Ruddy ; associate producer, Gray Frederickson ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola ; screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola.

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The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged.

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