Marlon Brando photographed by Lisa Larsen, 1948.
make me choose
Anonymous asked: Vito Corleone or
Marlon Brando photographed by Edward Clark, on the set of The Men, 1949.
The Godfather (1972) dir. Francis Ford Coppola
The smack that Vito gives Johnny Fontane was not in the script. Marlon Brando improvised the smack and Al Martino’s confused reaction was real. According to James Caan, “Martino didn’t know whether to laugh or cry.”
Wardrobe test of Marlon Brando as Stanley Kowalski for A Streetcar Named Desire, 1951.
Marlon Brando, 1952.
I interviewed some deaf actors and I asked them who their favorite actor was, and they said Marlon Brando. And I said, “Why?” and they said, “Because even though we can’t hear what he’s saying, we know exactly what he means.” In other words, his expression told everything. - Patricia Bosworth