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The Godfather (1972) #MarlonBrando wanted to make #DonCorleone "look like a bulldog," so he stuffed his cheeks with cotton wool for the audition. For the actual filming, he wore a mouthpiece made by a dentist. This appliance is on display in the American Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York. ... Lenny Montana (Luca Brasi) was so nervous about working with Marlon Brando that in the first take of their scene together, he flubbed some lines. Director #FrancisFordCoppola liked the…

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Lenny Montana (Luca Brasi) was so nervous about working with Marlon Brando that in the first take of their scene together he flubbed some lines. Director Francis Ford Coppola liked the genuine nervousness and used it in the final cut. The scenes of Luca practicing his speech were added later. #thegodfather - #francisfordcoppola #marlonbrando #alpacino #jamescaan #dianekeaton #robertduvall #johncazale #gangstermovie #greatmovie #oscarmovie #film #filmphotography #films #filmmaking #filmmaker…