The Godfather: A Novel for Television (1977)

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The first two Godfather films were re-edited together in chronological order with additional footage added.

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 Don Vito Corleone (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Don Michael Corleone (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Tom Hagen (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Sonny Corleone (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Peter Clemenza (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Kay Adams Corleone (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Young Vito Corleone (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Connie Corleone Rizzi (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Capt. McCluskey (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Jack Woltz (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Don Emilio Barzini (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Hyman Roth (4 episodes, 1977)
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 Fredo Corleone (4 episodes, 1977)
Morgana King ...
 Mama Corleone (4 episodes, 1977)
Tere Livrano ...
 Theresa Hagen (4 episodes, 1977)
Tom Rosqui ...
 Rocco Lampone (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Johnny Fontane (3 episodes, 1977)
Julie Gregg ...
 Sandra Corleone (3 episodes, 1977)
Joe Spinell ...
 Willie Cicci (3 episodes, 1977)
Richard Bright ...
 Al Neri (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Frankie Pentangeli (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Deanna Corleone (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Merle Johnson (2 episodes, 1977)
Angelo Infanti ...
 Fabrizio (2 episodes, 1977)
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The first two Godfather films were re-edited together in chronological order with additional footage added.

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Mario Puzo's The Godfather: A Novel for Television  »

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It originally aired on NBC over four consecutive nights (one three-hour segment and three two-hour segments) in November 1977. See more »

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Edited from The Godfather (1972) See more »

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The Best Version yet!
1 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

YES! I loved watching this version on TV several years ago. We got to see added footage of characters that we thought should have been taken care of like the body guard of Michael while he was in Italy. I always thought in the movie versions that should have been left in. My only complaint is I have hunted for it on VHS and DVD for years! I personally think it should be added to one's shelf. We have several versions of other movies. I bought the Godfather Trilogy blindly thinking it was this version and very upset when I discovered it wasn't. If I hadn't opened the package I could have gotten my money back.

Francis - Please consider this version. I know you'll make your money on it.


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