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Newseries The Godfather

Synopsis

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The complete story MARIO puzo's novel adapted for television in four parts starring
Part 1
1901: Escaping from Sicily after witnessing the slaying of his family in a bloody vendetta, eight-year-old Vito Corleone arrives in New York. There, living in the Italian community, he drifts into a life of petty crime - the first step in a career that is to make him the most feared and powerful figure in America's underworld.
In this masterly re-shaping of his two Oscar-winning feature films incorporating footage not seen in the original movies, director Francis Ford Coppola transcends the basic story of gangsterdom and violence, creating a vivid portrait of Italian-American family life while examining the nature of power at its most evil and corrupt.
Screenplay by MARIO puzo and FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
Produced by ALBERT S. RUDDY and FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Directed by FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
(Part 2: tomorrow at 9.25 pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Vito Corleone
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Unknown: Mario Puzo
Unknown: Francis Ford Coppola
Produced By: Albert S. Ruddy
Produced By: Francis Ford Coppola
Directed By: Francis Ford Coppola
Don Vito Corleone: Marion Brando
Michael Corleone: Al Pacino
Tom Hagen: Robert Duvall
Sonny Corleone: James Caan
Clemenza: Richard Castellano
Kay Adams: Diane Keaton
the young Vito Corleone: Robert de Niro
Connie Rizzi: Talia Shire
McCluskey: Sterling Hayden
Jack Woltz: John Marley
Barzini: Richard Conte
Hyman Roth: Lee Strasberg
Fredo Corleone: John Cazale
SolloZZO: Al Lettierl
Tessio: Abe Vigoda
Johnny Fontane: Al Martino
Mama Corleone: Morgana King
Al Neri: Richard Bright
Moe Greene: Alex Rocco
Apollonia: Simonetta Stefanelli
Frankie Pentangeli: Michael V. Grazzo
Carlo Rizzi: Gianni Russo

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Newseries The Godfather

BBC One London, 5 September 1983 21.25






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