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 Post subject: Vic Damone
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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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He turned down the role of Johnny Fontane in the Godfather.

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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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SteveSarley wrote:
He turned down the role of Johnny Fontane in the Godfather.


I always thought he was the inspiration for Johnny Fontaine in the Godfather...

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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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I thought he was the cool ticket scalper in Fast Times at Ridgemont High?

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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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SteveSarley wrote:
He turned down the role of Johnny Fontane in the Godfather.


You don't understand. Vic Damone never gets that movie! It's perfect for him, he'll be a big star and I'm gonna run him out of the business.

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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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pittmike wrote:
I thought he was the cool ticket scalper in Fast Times at Ridgemont High?

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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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Hank Scorpio wrote:
SteveSarley wrote:
He turned down the role of Johnny Fontane in the Godfather.


You don't understand. Vic Damone never gets that movie! It's perfect for him, he'll be a big star and I'm gonna run him out of the business.

Very well played!

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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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Does Vic Damone Jr(movie version) know this?

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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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sjboyd0137 wrote:
SteveSarley wrote:
He turned down the role of Johnny Fontane in the Godfather.


I always thought he was the inspiration for Johnny Fontaine in the Godfather...

I believe Frank Sinatra was the Fontaine inspiration. That "war picture" referred to in Godfather was loosely alluding to "From Here to Eternity".


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 Post subject: Re: Vic Damone
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