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When Mario Puzo, the author of the Godfather books, began to adapt the novels to film, he had never written a screenplay before. Although he ended up winning two Oscars for his scripts, he decided to purchase a book on screenwriting in order to further perfect his craft. Puzo said he was shocked when he started reading the book. "The first chapter [of] the book said, study Godfather I. It's the model of a screenplay," he said. "So, I was stuck with the book."