For years, Steve Schapiro was a photographer for LIFE magazine. Francis Ford Coppola noticed Schapiro’s work in 1972 and invited him to take pictures on the set of The Godfather, then continued with The Godfather II, The Godfather III, The Great Gatsby, Taxi Driver and Chinatown, among others. Schapiro worked extensively on the subject of cultural changes in American society in the 1960s and ‘70s.
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