The Godfather Family Album

by Paul Duncan

Taschen America Llc | November 15, 2013 | Trade Paperback

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An offer you can't refuse.  Behind the scenes of Coppola's masterpiece
 
"It's dangerous to be an honest man." 
-Michael Corleone, Godfather III

As special photographer on the sets and locations of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather trilogy, Steve Schapiro had the remarkable experience of witnessing legendary actors giving some of their most memorable performances. Schapiro immortalized Marlon BrandoAl PacinoRobert De NiroJames CaanRobert Duvall, and Diane Keaton in photos that have since become iconic images, instantly recognizable and endlessly imitated. Gathered together in this book are Schapiro's finest photographs from all three Godfather films, lovingly reproduced from the original negatives. With contextual essays and interviews covering the trilogy in its entirety, this book contains over 400 color and black & white images

Schapiro's images take us behind the scenes of this epic and inimitable cinematic saga, revealing the director's working process, capturing the moods and personalities involved, and providing insight into the making of movie history.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 600 Pages, 7.09 × 2.36 × 10.63 in

Published: November 15, 2013

Publisher: Taschen America Llc

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 3836548887

ISBN - 13: 9783836548885

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The Godfather Family Album

The Godfather Family Album

by Paul Duncan

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 600 Pages, 7.09 × 2.36 × 10.63 in

Published: November 15, 2013

Publisher: Taschen America Llc

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 3836548887

ISBN - 13: 9783836548885

From the Publisher

An offer you can't refuse.  Behind the scenes of Coppola's masterpiece
 
"It's dangerous to be an honest man." 
-Michael Corleone, Godfather III

As special photographer on the sets and locations of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather trilogy, Steve Schapiro had the remarkable experience of witnessing legendary actors giving some of their most memorable performances. Schapiro immortalized Marlon BrandoAl PacinoRobert De NiroJames CaanRobert Duvall, and Diane Keaton in photos that have since become iconic images, instantly recognizable and endlessly imitated. Gathered together in this book are Schapiro's finest photographs from all three Godfather films, lovingly reproduced from the original negatives. With contextual essays and interviews covering the trilogy in its entirety, this book contains over 400 color and black & white images

Schapiro's images take us behind the scenes of this epic and inimitable cinematic saga, revealing the director's working process, capturing the moods and personalities involved, and providing insight into the making of movie history.

About the Author

The photographer:
Steve Schapiro is a distinguished journalistic photographer whose pictures have graced the covers of Vanity Fair,  Time, Sports Illustrated, Life, Look, Paris Match, and People, and are found in many museum collections. He has published five books of his work, American Edge, Schapiro''s Heroes, The Godfather Family Album,  Taxi Driver and Then and Now In Hollywood he has worked on more than 200 motion pictures; his most famous film posters are for Midnight Cowboy, Taxi Driver, Parenthood, and The Godfather Part III.

The editor:
Paul Duncan has edited 50 film books for TASCHEN, including the award-winning The Ingmar Bergman Archives, and authored Alfred Hitchcock and Stanley Kubrick in the Film Series.
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