Francis Ford Coppola's "Godfather Notebook"
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Francis Ford Coppola was terrified when he wrote the script for The Godfather. As a director, he knew he could correct for bad performances. But he couldn’t correct a bad script. He knew,
If I were wrong in the script, that that’d be as wrong as I could be.1
To alleviate his anxiety, Coppola made a notebook that combines his notes on Mario Puzo’s novel wit…
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