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Did Howard Hughes make Scarface?

Scarface (also known as Scarface: The Shame of the Nation and The Shame of a Nation) is a 1932 American pre-Code gangster film directed by Howard Hawks and produced by Hawks and Howard Hughes. After Hughes purchased the rights to Trail's novel, Hughes quickly selected Hawks and Hecht to direct and write the film.

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In this way, why was Scarface dedicated to Howard Hawks?

Tony becomes a gangster against the backdrop of the 1980s cocaine boom. The film chronicles his rise to the top of Miami's criminal underworld and subsequent downfall in Greek tragedy fashion. The film is dedicated to Howard Hawks and Ben Hecht, who were the writers of the original Scarface.

Subsequently, question is, who owns the rights to Scarface? Scarface (1983 film)

Production company Universal Pictures
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date December 1, 1983 (New York City) December 9, 1983 (United States)
Running time 170 minutes

Keeping this in view, where was Scarface banned?

Ruggero Deodato's horror film was so realistic he had to show up with the actors from the film to prove they didn't actually die. The film was banned in Italy, the U.K., Australia, among other countries for its graphic depiction of sexuality and violence. It remains a cult classic today.

Is the movie Scarface based on a real person?

Tony Montana (Al Pacino) was based on real-life mobster Al Capone. Scarface is loosely based on a 1932 film of the same name, in which the main character, Tony Camonte, is inspired by infamous Mafioso Al Capone, one of the most notorious crime lords in mob history.

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