The Godfather Part II - Nino Rota, Carmine Coppola
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Oscar-winning movie soundtracks from history
41. The Godfather Part II - Nino Rota, Carmine Coppola
1975: Nino Rota was originally nominated for the Original Dramatic Score Oscar for the first Godfather movie in 1972, until it emerged that Rota had used portions of another earlier score. So he made double sure when the second film came around, heading off Jerry Goldsmith's score for Chinatown and John Williams' music for The Towering Inferno.