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"There are the big tent-pole movies and the struggling independents. All these movies that we've spoken about, like Chinatown
(1974) and The Last Detail
(1973), would probably be independent movies today, and would not be financed in the normal course of things. And that's unhealthy. The amount of ancillary effort unrelated to what goes up on-screen by filmmakers, all of us, having to beg, borrow...
According to George Stevens, Jr.'s book "Conversations at the American Film Institute," Towne did an uncredited rewrite for The Godfather (1972) which ended up being the "Have you taken care of everything?" scene between Al Pacino and Marlon Brando's characters Michael and Vito Corleone.
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