‘Dental Plumper’ Jaw Prosthetic Worn by Marlon Brando in The Godfather, 1972

Marlon Brando did it for the screen test in order to make Vito Corleone “look like a bulldog.” For the filming of the movie, he had a dentist make him a custom mouthpiece to create his sagging jowls. Continue reading »

The Godfather Family Album


Selections from photographer Steve Schapiro’s archives provide an insider’s view of the making of the legendary trilogy. This edition is limited to 1,000 copies, each numbered and signed by Steve Schapiro.

Imagine the experience of witnessing renowned actors as they made their most memorable performances. Steve Schapiro has had such a privilege as special photographer on some of American cinema’s most beloved movies. For Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather trilogy, he immortalized actors such as Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, James Caan, Robert Duvall, and Diane Keaton. Brought together in a book for the first time is a vast selection of images from all three Godfather films, selected from Schaprio’s archives.

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