WorldCat Identities

Conte, Richard 1911-1975

Works: 170 works in 468 publications in 6 languages and 9,960 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Gangster films  Film noir  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Conte
Most widely held works by Richard Conte
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the history and influence of a U.S. Mafia family. Don Corleone, the family patriarch, tries to ensure that his sons will inherit his position and power over rival Mafioso factions
Mario Puzo's The godfather ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is the late 1940s in New York and "Don" Vito Corleone is the head of a powerful Mafia "family." His youngest son Michael had defied Vito by enlisting in the Marines to fight in World War II. Michael has returned with no intention of continuing the family business, but after several assassination attempts on his father's life, Michael wants revenge on the men responsible. He is groomed as the new don, leading the family to a new era of prosperity, then launching a campaign of murderous revenge against those who once tried to wipe out his family
Call Northside 777 by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and French and held by 784 WorldCat member 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 by Lewis Milestone ( Visual )
56 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member 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
Guadalcanal diary ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member 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
The Big combo by Joseph H Lewis ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discouraged by his superior officers, but helped by a gangster'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
Thieves' highway ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member 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
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member 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
13 Rue Madeleine by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 309 WorldCat member 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
The greatest story ever told by George Stevens ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biografie over het leven van Jezus Christus
I'll cry tomorrow by Daniel Mann ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member 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
House of strangers ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member 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 Purple Heart ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a group of American flyers take part in the first U.S. air retaliation attack against Japan and crash-land into history's most astounding prisoner-of-war story. The "Doolittle Raiders" are put on trial in a Japanese civil court, not as P.O.W.s, but as criminals charged with murder. As this travesty of justice proceeds, the airmen realize that their only hope of avoiding execution is to reveal to their enemy captors the top-secret details of their flight to Japan: a choice between death and and betrayal of country
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member 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
Somewhere in the night ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member 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 )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and French and held by 194 WorldCat member 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
Lady in cement by Gordon Douglas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Tony Rome, Tony is a private detective who is hired to find a missing girl. Tony immediately suspects that the dead blonde that he found anchored in a block of cement and the missing girl are one and the same. He begins an investigation, but everyone he talks to winds up either dead or out to kill him!
The Godfather by Mario Puzo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member 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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Alternative Names
Conte, Nicholas 1910-1975
Conte, Nicholas, 1911-1975