History of The Godfather: 50 Years Ago

Tonight, the streaming service Paramount+ begins a 10-part mini-series called The Offer, dramatizing the making of The Godfather.

But here’s how I remember it…

In March of 1972, fifty years ago, the Francis Ford Coppola film, The Godfather premiered. Based on a screenplay by Coppola and the author of the original novel, Mario Puzo (who together won the Oscar for Best

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