Lorraine Bracco found the shoot emotionally difficult because it was such a male-dominated cast. she realized if she didn't make her "work important, it would probably end up on the cutting room floor."
The fuck is that?
When Billy Batts mocks Tommy in the bar, he eventually raises his glass and says "Salud, Tommy", without moving his lips.
A television version of the film was prepared by director Martin Scorsese, which retained a good portion of the film's graphic violence. It also retained much of the profanity, minus the F- and S-words, which were dubbed over. Scorsese did a televised introduction upon the film's network premiere.
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