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‘The Godfather Notebook’ — Classic Film Secrets Exposed

Director Francis Ford Coppola releases script and his complete notes!

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‘The Godfather Notebook’ — Classic Film Secrets Exposed

<p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">This holiday season offers up the ultimate gift for fans of the 1972 classic “The Godfather” — as legendary director&nbsp;<strong style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Francis Ford Coppola</strong>&nbsp;reveals how a cinematic masterpiece came together!</p><p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">“When I realized that I was actually going to make a movie out of ‘The Godfather,'” said Coppola, “I sat down and began to read the book again, very carefully, my pencil poised.”</p><div class="dfp-slot dfp-container dfp-tag-mobile_box mobile" data-position="mobile_box" id="dfp-tag-mobile_box" style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; z-index: 24; text-align: center; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); width: 300px;">&nbsp;</div><p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Now those writings — and many more secrets behind the legendary classic — are seen for the first time in “The Godfather Notebook.”</p><p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">It’s a publication packed full of Coppola’s original notes on the novel by Mario Puzo, plus script pages that show the evolution of the director’s epic vision of a new kind of gangster film!</p><p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">“The Godfather Notebook” is a reproduction of a genuine artifact from the movie — reproducing the pages that Coppola carried with him as he met the major talents who’d come together to make “The Godfather” one of the most acclaimed films of the 20th century.</p><p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Readers will discover untold stories of how&nbsp;<strong style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Al Pacino</strong>,&nbsp;<strong style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Marlon Brando</strong>,&nbsp;<strong style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">James Caan</strong>&nbsp;and other unforgettable stars were cast during a grueling production process.</p><p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Coppola also shares the secret family touches that he hid as props on the film set, and reveals how the director anticipated the audience’s reactions to classic scenes.</p><p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">“The Godfather Notebook” is over 700 pages of classic cinema, and is available in both a standard edition and a deluxe limited edition.</p><p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">The deluxe edition — only available at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.reganarts.com/spill/2016/11/francis-ford-coppola-discusses-th... style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; font-weight: bold; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-variant: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: inherit; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(237, 28, 36); text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">ReganArts.com</a>&nbsp;— is autographed by Coppola himself, as the director shares a valuable possession that he swore he “would never part with or sell!”</p><p style="-webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; text-rendering: optimizeLegibility; box-sizing: border-box; margin: 1em 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; line-height: 1.75rem; font-family: Gotham-Book, Arial, Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Learn more about the making of “The Godfather Notebook” in this Regan Arts video…</p>
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