Monday, October 25, 2021

Alicia recommends "Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli: The Epic Story of the Making of The Godfather" by Mark Seal

Leave the gun, take the cannoli : the epic story of the making of the Godfather

I'm gonna make you an offer you can't refuse, you will enjoy this dramatic story of the making of the first movie of the Godfather trilogy.  Learn how the movie was almost not made, how the politics of Hollywood almost derailed the movie, and how the Mob was involved with the making of the movie and the actors in the movie.  Mark Seal compiles interviews with the cast and crew and primary sources to make a readable book. Take a walk back in time, almost 50 years ago, to learn how the movie's famous lines evolved, such as, "leave the gun, take the cannoli.


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