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    Photo of Marlon Brando as Vito Corleone by Jack Stager. A wonderful b&w 14" x 11" silver gelatin print by photographer Jack Stager, from the set of The Godfather. Taken during the filming of the assassination attempt on Vito Corleone as he visited a fruit seller, it features a bloodied Marlon Brando lying prone in the street. Note the orange near the right edge; in all three Godfather movies, whenever an orange (a symbol of the Cosa Nostra's roots as a protection racket for Sicilian citrus growers in the 19th century) was present in a scene it indicated that violence -- and often death -- was about to occur. The print is in Excellent condition, with Stager's studio stamp on the back. From the collection of Marlon Brando.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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    Irvine, CA
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