Conte, Richard 1911-1975
Most widely held works about Richard Conte
Most widely held works by Richard Conte
The Godfather ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged.
Mario Puzo's The godfather ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 922 libraries worldwide
"Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a New York mafia 'family.' His beloved son Michael has just come home from the war, but does not intend to become part of his father's business. Not given a choice, the business of the family is just like the head of the family, kind and benevolent to those who give respect, but gives in to ruthless violence whenever anything stands against the good of the family. An up and coming rival of the Corleone family wants to start selling drugs in New York, and needs the Don's influence to further his plan. A clash of old world values and the new ways will exact a terrible price, especially from Michael.
Call Northside 777 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
A Chicago reporter finds himself stuck in a decade-old murder investigation when he follows a newspaper ad offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer.
A walk in the sun ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 506 libraries worldwide
This war melodrama tells the story of a platoon of American soldiers in Italy in 1943 striving to attain their objective: a farmhouse occupied by German soldiers.
The Blue Gardenia ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Norah Larkin is a working girl who wakes up a murderess after passing out in the apartment of brutish playboy Harry Prebble. Branded "The Blue Gardenia" by a sensational columnist, Norah dodges dragnets, informants and the cruel hand of fate as she struggles to conceal her involvement with Prebble, and to remember the details of her ill-fated night. As her hopes for justice fade, she decides to gamble her future on the journalist who transformed her into such a notorious figure.
The twilight zone. Season 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.
Thieves' highway ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1949 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 345 libraries worldwide
"Vividly depicts the perilous world of 'long-haul boys', who drive by night to bring their goods to the markets of America's cities. Ex-G.I. Nick Garcos [is] a tyro trucker bent on satisfaction from the man responsible for crippling his father, ruthless market operator Mike Figlia. But when Figlia gets wise to his plan, Nick finds himself in a web of treachery and heartbreak."--Container.
Guadalcanal diary ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific.
The Big combo ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Discouraged by his superior officers, but helped by a ganster's former girl friend, a dedicated detective lieutenant doggedly continues his investigation to obtain evidence that would convict the head gangster of a crime syndicate.
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
"A young wife is caught in a spiral of deceit, blackmail and murder. Terrified that her psychiatrist husband will learn of her frailty, Ann Sutton attempts to cure herself with the help of hypnotist David Korvo. However, Ann finds herself plunging deeper and deeper into a psychological abyss as Korvo, with a diabolical plan of his own, manipulates her subconscious mind."--Container.
I'll cry tomorrow ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Biographical film that tells the story of Lillian Roth, who battled alcoholism as she worked her way to Broadway stardom. After her fall from fame to a booze-hazy existence on L.A.'s Skid Row, she fought her way back with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous.
13 Rue Madeleine ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 267 libraries worldwide
An O.S.S. training officer, bent upon discovering a German traitor within his ranks, is at the same time completing highly dangerous espionage assignments. The risks increase when one of his men is murdered from within, and the officer, convinced he knows who the murdering infiltrator is, vows revenge.
House of strangers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 libraries worldwide
"When Max Monetti first gets out of prison, life seems good. The bank founded by his father and now run by his brothers is thriving. The society woman he loves has waited seven long years for him. But for Max, every day of those seven years was filled with hatred. And when he learns that his father died because he was squeezed out of the bank by the brothers after Max took a rap for him, that hatred bubbles to the surface, obliterating everything, even the love of his woman."--Booklet.
The greatest story ever told ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
The story of Jesus of Nazareth, from his birth and teachings to His crucifixtion and Resurrection.
Somewhere in the night ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
A man awakens in a Honolulu hospital with no memory of his identity. He has three personal items : a wallet, a letter from an angry ex-lover, and a note from one Larry Cravat, an apparent business associate. Searching for Cravat, the amnesiac heads to Los Angeles, enlisting the help of a saloon singer, her boss and a police lieutenant. When he starts asking questions, he's blindsided by goons and chased by cops, but ultimately makes a shocking discovery.--Container.
Tony Rome ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and French and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD.
Guadalcanal diary ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
One of the greatest war movies of all time, the story follows one squad of Marines through the bloody assaults on the Solomon Islands during the opening stages of the war in the South Pacific.
Ocean's 11 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. Roulette wheels spin and the champaign fizzes. It's the perfect time to steal a kiss or a $25 chip. But for Danny Ocean and his 10 partners in crime, it's the perfect moment to steal millions. Danny devises a scheme to knock out power to the Vegas strip, electronically rig five big casinos vaults and raid them all at the same time.
The Purple heart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A U.S. flight crew is captured, brought to Japan, and tried for murder in this classic World War II flagwaver.
Mario Puzo's The godfather ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Paints a chilling portrait of the Corleone family's rise and near fall from power, and the passage of rites from father to son.
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Conte, Nicholas 1910-1975
Conte, Nicholas, 1911-1975
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