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By 1871 in Italy, bawdier versions were circulating. She couldn't even weep because of the pain. NAZORINE (now by the door with Tom Hagen) Instead, you come into my house on the day my daughter is to be married, and you uh ask me to do murder, for money. Ma-Ma! Bene! Mr. Hagen, thank you. CUT TO: The cake comes out. ), ensuring the song's sustained popularity at Italian wedding receptions, including the opening scene of The Godfather (1972). VITO CORLEONE (to Sonny) You see, she and Enzo... How? JOHNNY (OS) Ah, give this to ah, Clemenza. Thank you for your time! [Tom smiles, and walks away, as Sonny and Lucy continue] (then, toasting to the Don) CUT TO: Sonny goes out into the driveway to see the FBI guys. The label categorized it … When am I going to California? The humorous lyrics center around a young woman wondering about marriage with various tradesmen (butcher, fisherman, fireman, etc. KAY: How'd he do that? How are you, Fredo? Ma-Ma!" How much shall I pay you? Well now that the war is over, this boy, Enzo -- they want to repatriate him back to Italy. I want you to eat. Well... [Tom escorts Luca out] But do what I beg you to do. [The men bring the film to Barzini, who exposes and crumples it] SONNY (stopping the action) What can I do?! Nazorine, the baker, takes a proud bow. They went free that very day! So they beat her, like an animal. CUT TO: Michael and Kay's table -day TOM (appearing in view) JOHNNY: It's too late, they start shooting in a week Signora Corleone! Now you just go outside and enjoy yourself, and ah, forget about all this nonsense. But uh, until that day -- accept this justice as a gift on my daughter's wedding day. Mamma mia pensaci tu. La stessa storia? Also, some of the judges. And then they tried to take advantage of her. (then, to Tom Hagen, after Bonasera leaves the room) BONASERA: Be my friend -- I work for a software company developing a movie/film cast info & trivia app. CUT TO: The Don meeting some guests outside CUT TO: Luca Brasi in Don Corleone's office -day And those two bastard, they smiled at me. 2/23/1928 Mi vogghiu maritari Rosina Trubia Gioiosa Female vocal solo, with orchestra. PHOTOGRAPHER: Eh, what's the matter? Patrizio Franco Buanne (20 September 1978, Vienna, Austria) is an Austrian-Italianbaritone singer, songwriter, and producer. (then, after Fredo kisses Kay on the cheek) In that little silk purse. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as … TOM (laughing) Good. Mike! (then) BONASERA: I didn't want to get into trouble. [Playing kids run into the room and then are escorted out by Tom] TOM: Your old man wants to see you. All right Hit versions have included "Oh! But this, uh -- this man out there, he won't give it to me; the head of the studio. Kay says hello to one of the guests, and someone says Michael's name. What can I do?! CUT TO: Bride & groom dance to "The Godfather Fox Trot" VITO CORLEONE (sitting behind his desk, petting a cat) MICHAEL: Well, when Johnny was first starting out, he was signed to this personal service contract; with a big band leader. At the wedding reception in The Godfather, while Marlon Brando is making someone an offer he can’t refuse, the guests are singing a catchy (and salacious, if you know Italian) song that begins “C’è ‘na luna mezzo mare” [There’s a moon in the middle of the sea].There’s quite a backstory to the song, which you can read here:. What? Grazie, Godfather. CUT TO: Family portrait scene in the yard [the clinking glasses have stopped] -day [Luca stands up, facing Mike and Kay, seemingly coming toward them] VITO (to the surrounding guests) CUT TO: Tom looking for Sonny inside the house Bonasera... Bonasera... What have I ever done to make you treat me so disrespectfully? CUT TO: Connie and Carlo laughing with guests at head table Don Corleone, I am honored and grateful that you have invited me to your home on the wedding day of your daughter. VITO CORLEONE: What time does my daughter leave with the bridegroom? CUT TO: Singing and dancing on stage 9:10 PREVIEW Luna Mezz'o Mare (feat. So the next day, my father went to see him; only this time with Luca Brasi. FADE FROM BLACK: Int. CUT TO: Sonny goes upstairs SONNY: Eh -- what's this -- Get outta here; it's a private party, go on! [ To print the text inside the scrollable box, select it all, copy, and paste in MSWord or other text editor.] So for the last six months he's been working in my pastry shop. Many recordings have been made since. Mamma mia me maritari, Figghia mia, a cu te dari. CUT TO: Connie and the Don dance to "The Godfather Waltz (Come Live Your Life With Me)". Sorry... MICHAEL: Let's listen to the song... Fatt' i cazzi tuoi ["Mind your own damn business"] PHOTOGRAPHER: Okay, that's it. OS: Eh Tessio, cosa fai? CUT TO: Lucy Mancini goes upstairs CUT TO: The family gathers for a family portrait Now we're gonna have to give him a day sometime next week. The Don gestures to Sonny to give Bonasera a drink] VITO CORLEONE: What is that? MICHAEL: My brother, Tom Hagen -- this is Kay Adams. Ma-Ma! Instead, you come into my house on the day my daughter is to be married, and you uh ask me to do murder, for money. What is that nonsense? Luna Mezz 'O Mare Patrizio Buanne Buy This Song. CUT TO: Connie and Carlo at the head table Never. VITO CORLEONE: We'll discuss it when you come back from California. Many thanks! > So the first and second line goes like < C’e la Luna Mezz’o Mare, Mamma mia fa grillare. TOM (after he kisses his wife) Then I said to my wife, "for justice, we must go to Don Corleone." Alessandra Valentino) 4. How To Play A Tarantella Rhythm. Senator Cauly apologized for not coming personally -- he said you'd understand. [gestures] Like this! VITO CORLEONE: We've known each other many years, but this is the first time you came to me for counsel, for help. There's a moon in the middle of the sea: Mother i must get married --My daughter, who do i get for you? 1928: Rosina Trubia Gioiosa, "Mi vogghiu maritari"(Brunswick E26617-E26618 10-in. I pledge my ever-ending loyalty. VITO CORLEONE: We've known each other many years, but this is the first time you came to me for counsel, for help. MICHAEL (with Kay, gets tapped in the head by Fredo) Ridiculous. [Sonny and Lucy are going at it, standing against a door in an upstairs bedroom. I can't remember the last time that you invited me to your house for a cup of coffee, even though my wife is godmother to your only child. MICHAEL (after glancing over at Luca) (The Butcher Boy)” on Bluebird Records. by Rudy Vallée (1938, peaked at #8)[4] and "Lazy Mary" by Lou Monte (1958, peaked at #12). The Mazurka music and dancing continue] by Rudy Vallée (1938, peaked at #8) and "Lazy Mary" by Lou Monte (1958, peaked at #12). THERESA: Oh, Tom I want reliable people; people that aren't gonna be carried away. CLEMENZA (after dancing) Fredo -- my brother Fredo -- this is Kay Adams in the godfather and at... in the godfather and at connies wedding, the (then, after slapping Johnny on the face) VITO CORLEONE (seated) LUCA BRASI (after kissing the Don's left cheek) It was a happy sounding song that she got called up on the platform to sing, and then was joined by an elderly gentleman singing the same. VITO: He's a good godson. I know its a traditional and very raunchy song, but could you please help translating what the old gent (0:45) is saying? Monte's version was initially banned from British broadcasts for undesirable innuendo, but has been played to a family-filled baseball stadium at almost every New York Metshome game since the mid-1990s, as the result of a fan … (then, to Tom) They made her drink whiskey. CUT TO: Mama dancing with Sonny's twin girls My voice is -- is weak. Tom goes upstairs, then knocks on the bedroom door] CUT TO: Don Barzini arrives He turns and walks away) TOM HAGEN: What's the matter, Sonny? KAY: Oh, Michael, wait a minute; he's coming over here... 3. 1930s: Silvia Coruzzolo, "A luna mezzo o mare", 1930s: I Diavoli, "La luna in mezzo al mare (A luna mmezzu 'u mari)", 1938: Dick Robertson, "Oh, Ma, Ma (The Butcher Boy)", 1938: George Hall, "Oh! Maybe you’re all wearing them. CUT TO: FBI take license plate numbers FREDO (apparently drunk) [2][3], The song has been notably recorded with the following performers and titles:[2][3][7], "Your Hit Parade (USA) Weekly Single Charts From 1938", "Billboard Magazine (USA) Weekly Single Charts For 1958", "Famiglia Amica Valenza: Canzone Napoletana", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=C%27è_la_luna_mezzo_mare&oldid=992780822, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1927: Paolo Citorello, "Luna mezzo mare" – original copyrighted version, 1929: Paolo Citorello, "Mamma a cu m'addari", 1930: Paolo Citorello, "Mi vulissi maritari", 1930s: Paolo Dones, "A luna 'mmenzu 'u mari". (then, Mama calls Nazorine to the stage) And I hope that their first child be a masculine child. I know its a Sicilian dialect, and may be a bit out of left field. (then) KAY: Michael, that man over there is talking to himself. (then imitating Johnny, as Tom giggles) CUT TO: An old man continues "Luna Mezz'a Mare" while Nazorine dances and laughs on stage Related music and lyrics appeared as early as 1835, in the art song "La Danza" (Tarantella Napoletana) by Gioachino Rossini and Carlo Pepoli. Why did you go to the police? C'è la luna mezz'o mare. -- [more] Tell me anything. (then sings the first verse to "Luna Mezz'a Mare") This version of the popular Sicilian song appears in the "Godfather" (the celebrated classic directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan). "Luna mezz'o mare" (Moon amid the sea) is a comic Neapolitan song with worldwide popularity, traditionally styled as a brisk 6/8 tarantella, based on an earlier version from Sicily. (then, he tells the photographer, in Italian) Luna Mezz'o Mare (There the moon in the middle of the sea) (Paolo Citorello 1927), I believe is the song your looking for. -day (then, after Tom exits to bring Luca into the Don's office) TOM: He didn't expect to be invited to the wedding, so he wanted to thank you. (then, he spits after being shown a badge. CUT TO: A photographer takes Barzini's picture. P.S. I want you to rest a while. VITO CORLEONE (to Johnny, after glancing to see Sonny enter), VITO CORLEONE (to Johnny, but toward and about Sonny). I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse. VITO CORLEONE: Not to our paisan. We hear the music "Connie's Wedding (The Godfather Tarantella)" -day Just like that; now, hold it. JOHNNY (OS, singing "I Have But One Heart") I'm mean, we're not murderers, despite of what this undertaker says. ...on the wedding day of your daughter... Go take a walk around the neighborhood -- do your job. She went to the movies with him; she stayed out late. And uh, you were afraid to be in my debt. (The Butcher Boy)" by Rudy Vallée and "Lazy Mary (Luna Mezzo Mare)" by Lou Monte. They dance to "Ev'rytime I Look In Your Eyes" as the Don watches from his window -day And within an hour, he signed a release, for a certified check for $1,000. And as his career got better and better, he wanted to get out of it. MICHAEL: Oh! Godfather, I have a daughter. (then, in English) KAY: Nice to meet you She was the light of my life -- beautiful girl. Where's Michael? (then) [2][3] Hit recordings in the United States have included "Oh! I stood in the courtroom like a fool. A bestseller -- and the main character, it's a guy just like me. In 1938, he recorded the song as a novelty tune called “Oh! (then, once on stage) But I wept. [The song is finished, and we hear applause. (then, as we hear clinking glasses coming from outside, which continues) But I wept. PAULIE: Eh, you stupid jerk! It's weak. A Hollywood finocchio that ah cries like a woman? 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