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C’mon Pelican! Scarface’s Mansion Hits The Block For $35 Million

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Dec. 9 2014, Updated 1:56 p.m. ET

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The 10,000 sq. foot mansion Al Pacino’s legendary incarnation of Tony Montana lived (and died) in, in Brian De Palma’s 1983 classic Scarface, has gone on sale in Montecito, Calif. for a whopping $35 million, and we’ve got a look inside the fictional dealer’s digs.

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The four-bedroom, nine-bathroom estate’s dining room is topped off by a ceiling portrait of Alexander the Great, painted in 24-carat gold leaf.

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The mansion also played host to the 1943 wedding of Charlie Chaplin and Oona O'Neill, a famed Hollywood union that produced eight children.

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The estate features a conversation room in the Byzantine-style.

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The estate features a conversation room in the Byzantine-style.

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The estate features a conversation room in the Byzantine-style.

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Current owner Sergey Grishin, a Russian billionaire, purchased the home six years ago for $6.23 at a time the prices were depressed in a reeling real estate market.

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Grishin is parting with the priceless residence, according to Village Properties Emily McBride Kellenberger, because it’s not his main home & he doesn’t spend much time there.

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The Mediterranean-style manor comes with amazing views of both the Pacific Ocean and the Channel Islands.

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The storied chateau was initially designed by architect Bertram Goodhue for New York tycoon James Waldron Gillespie.

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The Mediterranean-style manor comes with amazing views of both the Pacific Ocean and the Channel Islands.

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The mansion, nicknamed El Fureidis (or Tropical Paradise), is also adorned with sculptures designed by the late art icon Lee Lawrie.

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Much of the filming had to be relocated from South Florida to Southern California due to protests from Miami’s Cuban community, over the way Cuban people were portrayed in the film.

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In castings-that-never-were, Robert De Niro had been in talks to play Pacino’s lead role, while John Travolta was nearly inked to play Manny, the role that would go on to define actor Steven Bauer’s career.

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In castings-that-never-were, Robert De Niro had been in talks to play Pacino’s lead role, while John Travolta was nearly inked to play Manny, the role that would go on to define actor Steven Bauer’s career.

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At the time he wrote the script, the enigmatic Oliver Stone named the film’s lead character after a football player he was partial to, ex-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana.

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Not included with the home is the famous vanity globe Montana had spinning in his abode, famously saying “The World Is Yours.”

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Not included with the home is the famous vanity globe Montana had spinning in his abode, famously saying “The World Is Yours.”

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Al Pacino’s “Pelican Fly” line from the bathtub scene has become a slang phrase related to being high on cocaine (Scarface’s product), according to Urban Dictionary.

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“Say hello to my little friend,” Pacino’s timeless line from the film, refers to an M16 assault rifle with a grenade launcher, to boot.

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“Say hello to my little friend,” Pacino’s timeless line from the film, refers to an M16 assault rifle with a grenade launcher, to boot.

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The landscaping style for the breathtaking abode is heavily Persian-influenced, in particular, the estate’s fountains and gardens.

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The home has multiple reflecting pools and other water-related amenities.

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The dwelling, which was built in 1906, sits on a sprawling 10-acre estate.

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