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Profile (Francis Ford Coppola) #484376

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 17, 1975
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(Studio) Francis Ford Coppola about to enter publishing business
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(No location given) Coppola, 36, has 6 academy awards. [COPPOLA - talks about future projects.] "The Godfather" intended to be low-budget Hollywood quickie. The movie and its sequel made him wealthy. Scenes from movie production shown.
REPORTER: Don Harris

(San Francisco, California) Coppola wants to work as producer, director, writer and publisher. He is setting up communication-entertainment complex. "City" magazine is 1 of projects. [COPPOLA - says he presides over enterprise in malleable way. Tells staff that they're getting new editor. Magazine costs $1 million every 6 mos.] Ad. agency representatives attend party at Coppola's home to promote magazine. He and guests converse. [COPPOLA - talks of magazine to guests.] Shown making pizza. [COPPOLA - says not genius. Describes self. Dreaming is my talent.]
REPORTER: Don Harris

(Studio) If knew where $1200 week jobs were, it would be offer that couldn't be refused.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

Reporter(s):
Harris, Don;
Snyder, Tom
Duration:
00:06:50

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