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The Godfather (Archive including original screenplay for the 1972 film, working copy with Polaroid photographs and other ephemera) by  Randy Jurgensen (starring)  Al Pacino - 1971 - from Royal Books, Inc. and Biblio.com

The Godfather (Archive including original screenplay for the 1972 film, working copy with Polaroid photographs and other ephemera)

by Coppola, Francis Ford (director, screenwriter); Mario Puzo (novel, screenwriter); Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Randy Jurgensen (starring)

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Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1971. First Draft script for the 1972 film. Copy belonging to character actor Randy Jurgensen, with his name in holograph blue ink to the title page, also noted as copy No. 71 in green holograph ink to the right of same. Jurgensen played the main henchman in the scene where Sonny Corleone (James Caan) is shot up rather thoroughly at a toll booth. Included with the script are the actor's Polaroid color photographs from the "toll booth" shoot (four 5 x 7 inch photos, and one 8 x 10 photo), including a bloodied James Caan walking about the set, very much alive. Jurgensen was a constant presence as a character actor and production manager on the New Hollywood scene in the 1970s and beyond, working in "The French Connection" (1971), "The Seven-Ups" (1973), "Sorcerer" (1977), "The Brinks Job" (1978), and many others, along with a more recent appearance in "Donnie Brasco" (1997) as a wiseguy. Also included is a 14 x 7 inch 3-color painted placard with the film's logo, the Paramount logo, and "Alfran Prods FILM CAR" printed at the bottom right. The placard was placed in the windshield of a car used for tracking shots. Black titled wrappers. Title page present, dated March 1, 1971, noted as SECOND DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters Coppola and Puzo. 175 leaves, mimeograph, with yellow revision pages throughout, dated 3/16/71. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good bound with two gold screws.


  • Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 131494
  • Title: The Godfather (Archive including original screenplay for the 1972 film, working copy with Polaroid photographs and other ephemera)
  • Author: Coppola, Francis Ford (director, screenwriter); Mario Puzo (novel, screenwriter); Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Randy Jurgensen (starring)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Paramount Pictures
  • Place: Hollywood
  • Date published: 1971
  • Keywords: Film Scripts | Mystery and Crime | Academy Awards | Directors | 1970s Cinema | New Hollywood Cinema | Organized Crime
  • Bookseller catalogs: Film Scripts; New Hollywood Cinema; Directors; Mystery and Crime; Organized Crime;


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