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    "The Godfather" Prop Newspaper. "Corleone Gambling Chief Shot Down in Street" reads the headline on this prop New York American Journal newspaper, "dated" December 21, 1945, printed for use as a prop in the 1972 film. Given as a gift to Brando, who wanted it as a memento. Several such prop newspapers were used onscreen in the film, but few remain. An extremely rare item, as screen-used Godfather props are virtually nonexistent. The single-sheet faux newspaper is entirely blank on the reverse side, and is in Excellent condition with very mild overall tanning. From the collection of Marlon Brando.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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