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As I grow older, I realise that I always wanted to be a writer. With The Godfather
(1972) being such a success, I was launched into a more industry-type career, which is wonderful, but I always wanted to be the director of my own material. I have always credited the writer of the original material above the title: Mario Puzo's The Godfather, Bram Stoker's Dracula, or John Grisham's The Rainmaker....
Three of the movies he co-wrote have a minor, but significant, character who acts arrogantly and tough towards those around him: General George S. Patton from "Patton" (portrayed by veteran actor, George C. Scott), Captain McCluskey from "The Godfather" (portrayed by veteran actor, Sterling Hayden) and Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore from "Apocalypse Now" (portrayed by veteran actor, Robert ...
Includes the original author's name in the title of his adaptations (i.e., Mario Puzo
's The Godfather
(1972), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)).