In­stant Trivia

Empire (UK) - - THE STORY OF THE SHOT -

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Sonny’s car ra­dio is play­ing a base­ball match from 3 Oc­to­ber 1951, but in The God­fa­ther’s chronol­ogy the scene is set in the late ’40s.

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The se­quence was shot at an aban­doned air­field, of­ten re­ported as Floyd Ben­nett Field in Brook­lyn, but ac­tu­ally Mitchel Field on Long Is­land.

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It cost $100,000 to shoot, as op­posed to the av­er­age pro­duc­tion day of $40,000. The film ul­ti­mately cost $6.2mil­lion.

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