The line in the film, "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer" was voted as the #58 movie quote by the American Film Institute (out of 100). See more
When the mule used to sneak young Vito past Don Ciccio's men walks through the piazza, we hear the clacking of its hooves. However, the piazza seems to be covered in dirt rather than stone. See more
The godfather was born Vito Andolini, in the town of Corleone in Sicily. In 1901 his father was murdered for an insult to the local Mafia chieftain. His older brother Paolo swore revenge and disappeared into the hills, leaving Vito, the only male heir, to stand with his mother at the funeral. He was nine years old.
[gunshots and screams
[subtitled from Italian
They've killed the boy! They've killed young Paolo! They've killed your son Paolo!