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The Resource The Godfather, Paramount Pictures presents ; an Albert S. Ruddy production ; screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola, (videorecording)

The Godfather, Paramount Pictures presents ; an Albert S. Ruddy production ; screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola, (videorecording)

Label
The Godfather
Title
The Godfather
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents ; an Albert S. Ruddy production ; screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, 1973: Best actor (Brando) ; Best picture; Best screenplay based on material from another medium.
  • Director's Guild of America Awards, 1973: Outstanding directorial achievement in motion pictures.
  • Golden Globe Awards, 1973: Best picture, drama ; Best director (Coppola) ; Best motion picture actor, drama (Brando) ; Best screenplay ; Best original score.
  • Grammy Awards, 1973: Best original score for a motion picture.
  • American Film Institute's 100 greatest American movies: #3
  • National Film Preservation Board, 1990.
Cataloging source
IGP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Gordon Willis ; editors, William Reynolds, Peter Zinner ; music, Nino Rota ; costume designer, Anna Hill Johnstone ; production designer, Dean Tavoularis
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English or French language dialogue; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G62 2004
PerformerNote
Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Al Lettieri, Diane Keaton, Abe Vigoda, Talia Shire
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1920-1999
  • 1939-
  • 1940-
  • 1933-1988
  • 1916-1986
  • 1907-1984
  • 1910-1975
  • 1928-1975
  • 1921-
  • 1931-
  • 1910-1997
  • 1911-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ruddy, Albert S.
  • Puzo, Mario
  • Coppola, Francis Ford
  • Brando, Marlon
  • Pacino, Al
  • Caan, James
  • Castellano, Richard
  • Duvall, Robert
  • Hayden, Sterling
  • Marley, John
  • Conte, Richard
  • Lettieri, Al
  • Keaton, Diane
  • Vigoda, Abe
  • Shire, Talia
  • Willis, Gordon
  • Reynolds, William
  • Zinner, Peter
  • Rota, Nino
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
175
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mafia
  • Organized crime
  • Italian Americans
  • Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
  • Golden Globe Awards
  • Grammy Awards
  • National Film Preservation Board (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Godfather, Paramount Pictures presents ; an Albert S. Ruddy production ; screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1972
  • Based on Mario Puzo's novel, The Godfather
  • Special features: commentary by director Francis Ford Coppola
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm49808147
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (175 min.)
Isbn
9780792173298
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360804942
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
08049
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Godfather, Paramount Pictures presents ; an Albert S. Ruddy production ; screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola ; directed by Francis Ford Coppola, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1972
  • Based on Mario Puzo's novel, The Godfather
  • Special features: commentary by director Francis Ford Coppola
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm49808147
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (175 min.)
Isbn
9780792173298
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360804942
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
08049
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
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