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Corleone Mansion from “The Godfather” Goes on Sale

Corleone Mansion from “The Godfather” Goes on Sale

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The buyer who pays the $2.89 million price tag for the sprawling mansion at 110 Longfellow Ave. on Emerson Hill isn’t just purchasing an English Tudor with stately rooms, upscale finishes and high-end interior appointments; he or she is also buying one of the most iconic settings in American cinema history.

The estate of Don Vito Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 Oscar winning movie, ‘

Warhol’s Elvis, Brando Portraits Sell for $151.5 Million

Warhol’s Elvis, Brando Portraits Sell for $151.5 Million

Two Andy Warhol paintings of Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando sold for a combined $151.5 million at Christie’s in New York.

“Triple Elvis,” a 1963 silkscreen of Presley in a publicity image for the movie “Flaming Star” in which he is shown as a cowboy with a gun, sold for $81.9 million. The almost 7-foot-tall work, in which Warhol repeated the image three times, had an estimate of more than $60 million.

‘Guys and Dolls’ Gets a New Re-Release Poster

‘Guys and Dolls’ Gets a New Re-Release Poster

The 1955 film Guys and Dolls starring Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons and Vivian Blaine will get the re-release treatment in the U.K. this Christmas with a Sing-a-long version. More info via Empire Magazine: http://www.empireonline.com/news/story.asp?NID=42590

  • Fun Fact 1: Guys and Dolls is Brando’s second film with co-star Jean Simmons following Désirée (1954)
  • Fun Fact 2: Guys and Dolls is Brando’s second film with Director Joseph L. Mankiewicz. The first being Julius Caesar (1953)
  • Fun Fact 3: Also in 1953 Brando...

Podcast Explores Marlon Brando, circa 1971-1973

Podcast Explores Marlon Brando, circa 1971-1973

Take an in depth listen to the early 1970s portion of Marlon Brando’s career by way of the You Must Remember This podcast, a weekly exploration of the “secret and/or forgotten history of Hollywood’s first century”. Host Karin Longworth unpacks many of the notions of this specific era of Mr. Brando’s career with the help of Austin Wilkin, activist for the Marlon Brando Estate.

http://youmustrememberthispodcast.com/post/98813779369/ymrt-16-marlon-brando-1971-1973

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Hawai’i State Senate Honors The Brando & Richard Bailey in resiliency and sustainability

The Hawai’i State Senate recognizes, commends, and honors The Brando Tetiaroa, and Richard Bailey for their innovation in resiliency and sustainability. The Hawai’i State Senate is proud to recognize individuals and businesses that enrich the lives of our global community through responsible actions that promote ecologically friendly practices that are socially, environmentally and economically sustainable. Pacific Beachcomber SC and its CEO Richard Bailey has consistently demonstrated through their projects in French Polynesia that...

Brando v. Coppola: Debunking the Myth of Apocalypse Now

Brando v. Coppola: Debunking the Myth of Apocalypse Now

By Susan Mizruchi

It was the late 1970s and one of Hollywood’s hottest directors had undertaken an incredible challenge: to make cinematic sense of America’s devastating war in Vietnam. The film shoot was wildly out of control: typhoons and cost overruns, a death from an accident on set, and a heart attack suffered by lead actor Martin Sheen. As some tell it, the biggest of all the problems on the terribly vexed set of Apocalypse Now was Marlon...

New Brando Biography “BRANDO’S SMILE” Continues to garner great reviews

New Brando Biography “BRANDO’S SMILE” Continues to garner great reviews

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     When Marlon Brando arrived in Manhattan in the spring of 1943, he was a Nebraskan by way of Illinois with a knack for mimicry. Just four years later, he would transform himself into one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century, originating the role of Stanley Kowalski in Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire. In the prolific career, and very public...

NPR Station KPCC Discusses 4 Things You Might Not Have Known About Marlon Brando

NPR Station KPCC Discusses 4 Things You Might Not Have Known About Marlon Brando

July 1 of this year marks the 10th anniversary of actor Marlon Brando’s death. While most people know Brando as a leading man, not everyone knows of his wide and varied exploits beyond the screen. Here are four things you might not have known about Marlon Brando, as provided by Austin Wilkin, archivist for the Marlon Brando estate. 

http://www.scpr.org/programs/offramp/2014/06/27/38081/4-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-marlon-bran/

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