A page from Francis Ford Coppola's copy of the novel The Godfather, filled with his notes for filming, has been making its way round the internet, and it provides some awesome insight into the way the director draws on his source material. The film blog, slashfilm.com says that documentaries have noted the existence of this marked up copy of the novel on which he based his classic film, but this clear, scanned copy of a single page from the scene where Michael Corleone kills the Turk seems to provide the most detailed look at the book we've had so far (though it's origins are hard to trace.) You can watch the scene from the movie to see how his thoughts translated into a final product. (If you're like us, you'll pay much closer attention to the red mists of blood and the waiter's white coat than you might have on previous watchings.)
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