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Restored version of 'The Godfather' returning to LI theaters for 50th anniversary

Restored version of 'The Godfather' returning to LI theaters for 50th anniversary
The Corleone family will return to Long Island theaters next month in a newly restored rerelease of "The Godfather," Francis Ford Coppola’s acclaimed crime drama. The 50th anniversary edition of the P

SEARCH Long Island Sports Newsday TV News Feed Me Opinion Business Obituaries Newsday Live span p1/14/2022Good Afternoon SEARCH span p1/14/2022Good Afternoon Entertainment Movies Restored version of 'The Godfather' returning to LI theaters for 50th anniversary Print Share i pShare Tweet Email The Corleone family will return to Long Island theaters next month in a newly restored rerelease of "The Godfather," Francis Ford Coppola’s acclaimed crime drama.Coppola, a Hofstra University alum, wrote the screenplay with Mario Puzo, a longtime Long Island resident.) Coppola also filmed several scenes on Long Island, notably the famous "horse-head" shocker, at the Falaise mansion in Sands Point, and Caan’s memorable death scene, at the former Mitchel Air Force Base on the Hempstead Plains.(Puzo’s novel placed the Corleone family home in Long Beach.

The 50th anniversary edition of the Paramount Pictures classic, which featured Marlon Brando, Al Pacino and James Caan as members of the Corleone organized crime family, will premiere Feb.Long Islanders have long claimed "The Godfather" as their own.

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