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4z0086 GODFATHER linen British quad 1972 art of Marlon Brando, Francis Ford Coppola crime classic!

Date Sold 7/9/2020
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked British Quad Movie Poster (BQ; Quad Crown; measures 30" x 40" [76 x 102 cm]) (Learn More)

The Godfather, the classic 1972 Francis Ford Coppola (nominated for the Best Director Academy Award for this film) gangster organized crime epic ("'The Godfather' is now a movie."; "Based on Mario Puzo's Novel 'The Godfather'"; "Screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola"; winner of the Best Picture Academy Award) starring Marlon Brando (winner of the Best Actor Academy Award for this film; in the title role as Don Vito Corleone), Al Pacino (nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for this film; as Michael Corleone), James Caan (nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for this film; as Sonny Corleone), Richard Castellano (as Clemenza), Robert Duvall (nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for this film; as Tom Hagen), Sterling Hayden (as Captain McCluskey), John Marley (as Jack Woltz, the movie producer who wakes up with the horse's head!), Richard Conte (as Barzini), Diane Keaton (as Kay Corleone), Abe Vigoda (as Tessio), Talia Shire (as Connie Corleone), John Cazale (as Fredo Corleone), Alex Rocco (as Moe Greene), Gianni Russo (as Carlo), Al Martino (as Johnny Fontane), Morgana King (as Mama Corleone), Lenny Montana (as Luca Brasi), John Martino (as Paulie), Salvatore Corsitto (as the undertaker Bonasera), Al Lettieri (as Sollozzo), and Simonetta Stefanelli (as Apollonia Vitelli Corleone, Michael's Italian wife)
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Artist: S. Neil Fujita
Important Added Info: Note that this English poster is far superior to the U.S. poster (which has no image, but solely contains text)!

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Overall Condition and Pre-Restoration Defects with Quality of Restoration: good to very good. The poster had tiny creases and scuffs on parts of the folds, with some in the solid black areas near Brando's hair and mouth. Overall, the poster was in good to very good condition prior to linenbacking. The poster was pretty well backed, but you can see signs of the above defects and the restoration of the above defects.
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