"King Richard III," historical dramatic revival, written by William Shakespeare
, incidental music by Charles Gross
, directed by David Wheeler, on Broadway at the Cort Theatre (58 performances, including 25 previews that began on May 10, 1979). Cast: Al Pacino
(as "Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards Richard III, brother to ...
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Did You Know?
[on making The Godfather
(1972)] Every time I'd run into Marlon Brando
on set, my face would turn red and I'd start laughing...have you any idea what it was like to do a scene with Brando? I sat in movie houses when I was a kid watching Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire
(1951) and Viva Zapata!
(1952). Now I'm playing a scene with him. He's God, man!
While Paramount brass dithered over whether to cast him as Michael Corleone in The Godfather
(1972), the role that would make him a star, a frustrated Pacino signed up for the role of Mario Trantino in The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight
(1971). When Paramount finally decided to offer him the role in "The Godfather", this had to buy him out of his contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Ironically, ...
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