For the millions of Godfather obsessed the first fully authorized, annotated, and lavishly illustrated edition of the complete screenplay, now available in paperback.
The ever-popular Godfather is widely considered to be the greatest movie ever made is there anybody unable to quote at least one line? and now for the first time, the highly praised annotated version of the complete screenplay is available in paperback. Every scene, practically every shot, is highlighted with fascinating facts about technical aspects, set design, and shooting locations; insider stories from the set, including arguments, accidents, and practical jokes; profiles of the actors and how they were cast; goofs and gaffes; plus interviews with studio execs, cast and crew, director Francis Ford Coppola, and much more.
Compiled by Jenny M. Jones, "The Annotated Godfather" is fully authorized by Paramount Pictures and includes more than 250 full-color photographs. This illustrated insider's look is a must-have companion to arguably the best movie of all time.
"It's like seeing the movie all over again, but with Francis Ford Coppola sitting next to you on the couch." Daniel Okrant, "Fortune "magazine
"Jones offers a streamlined version of the backstory, highlighting the difficulties that swirled around the production. The beauty of "The Annotated Godfather" is that it puts all this in context . It's a delicate dance, but she pulls it off, allowing us to see it fresh after all these years." David Ulin, "The Los Angeles Times"