The surprising way "The Godfather" came into existence
The often ignored science of distillation
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Today we are going to explore the surprising way Godfather came into existence. Legend has it that way back in 1969, executives at Paramount Pictures were eager to find a new director for a movie they had purchased rights to. That movie was based on the crime scene in New York. All mainstream directors found the movie too crass for their taste and turned it down.