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Series cast summary:
Marlon Brando ...  Don Vito Corleone 4 episodes, 1977
Al Pacino ...  Don Michael Corleone 4 episodes, 1977
Robert Duvall ...  Tom Hagen 4 episodes, 1977
James Caan ...  Sonny Corleone 4 episodes, 1977
Richard S. Castellano ...  Peter Clemenza 4 episodes, 1977
Diane Keaton ...  Kay Adams Corleone 4 episodes, 1977
Robert De Niro ...  Young Vito Corleone 4 episodes, 1977
Talia Shire ...  Connie Corleone Rizzi 4 episodes, 1977
Sterling Hayden ...  Capt. McCluskey 4 episodes, 1977
John Marley ...  Jack Woltz 4 episodes, 1977
Richard Conte ...  Don Emilio Barzini 4 episodes, 1977
Lee Strasberg ...  Hyman Roth 4 episodes, 1977
John Cazale ...  Fredo Corleone 4 episodes, 1977
Morgana King ...  Mama Corleone 4 episodes, 1977
Tere Livrano Tere Livrano ...  Theresa Hagen 4 episodes, 1977
Tom Rosqui Tom Rosqui ...  Rocco Lampone 3 episodes, 1977
Al Martino ...  Johnny Fontane 3 episodes, 1977
Julie Gregg ...  Sandra Corleone 3 episodes, 1977
Joe Spinell ...  Willie Cicci 3 episodes, 1977
Richard Bright ...  Al Neri 2 episodes, 1977
Michael V. Gazzo ...  Frankie Pentangeli 2 episodes, 1977
Marianna Hill ...  Deanna Corleone 2 episodes, 1977
Troy Donahue ...  Merle Johnson 2 episodes, 1977
Angelo Infanti Angelo Infanti ...  Fabrizio 2 episodes, 1977
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The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974) were re-edited together in chronological order with additional footage added.

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A 1981 video release was titled The Godfather 1902-1959: The Complete Epic (in Japan it was titled The Godfather 1901-1959: The Epic). This version reportedly contains less additional scenes. In 1992, The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 was released. It features "The Godfather Saga" and The Godfather: Part III edited in chronological order with even more additional scenes. See more »

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The Best Version of the First Two Films
25 February 2018 | by Sober-FriendSee all my reviews

This has been released on home video as "The Godfather Epic". It took the first 2 films and reditied them in chronological order. It also added over an hour worth of footage that was never seen theatrically.

The resulting film was in chronological order. The Godfather Part II had cut back and forth between scenes in the early 1900s and contemporary scenes, and was therefore both a prequel and a sequel to The Godfather.

This is my preferred version to watch because it thrown all the Robert Derio scenes in the first hour.

This Epic version is a total of seven hours but it a great way to spend 2 two night watching television.

Movies do not get better than this!!!


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