WorldCat Identities

Cortez, Ricardo 1899-1977

Overview
Works: 160 works in 281 publications in 2 languages and 3,736 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Romance films  Biographical films  Documentary films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ricardo Cortez
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

5 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper
Mr. Moto's last warning( Visual )

25 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and German and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world teeters on the brink of war when a nefarious band of foreign saboteurs hatches a devastating plot to blow up the French fleet and blame it on the British. Mr. Moto sets out to trap the conspirators, only to find himself captured instead
Pre-code Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hot Saturday: A small-town girl spends the night with a family friend in defiance of her mother, who has accused her of sleeping with the town playboy. The Code forbade seduction scenes and disapproved of the scenes in which a group of young people drive to the playboy's lakeside lodge for a drinking party that leads to worse
Charlie Chan in Reno by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Reno, if love hurts, divorce can be murder. When Charlie Chan sets out to solve the murder of an unhappily married socialite, he soon discovers that "til death do us part" can be a deadly vow to break. As the legendary detective squares off against desperate divorcées, murderous mistresses and blackhearted blackmailers, he quickly begins to suspect that when it comes to America's divorce capital, "happily ever after" may be the greatest casualty of all
Murder over New York( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder over New York: Charlie Chan and his son are on vacation in the Big Apple where they find themelves in the middle of a murder investigation after a policeman turns up dead
Wonder bar( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proprietor Al Wonder, a master showman who keeps the champagne flowing, the patrons glowing and the bills paid. In just one night at this merrily sophisticated watering hole, anything can happen ... and almost everything does
Forbidden Hollywood( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Volume Six turns the spotlight on adultery, alcoholism, prostitution, and racism, issues that the Production Code would soon ban from the screen. The Wet Parade: ... Demon whiskey brings ruin to two families in this all-star adaptation of Upton Sinclair's impassioned novel. Downstairs: ... A philandering chauffer creates havoc in an upper-class household. Mandalay: ... A Russian refugee seeks revenge upon the ex-lover who sold her into slavery. Massacre: ... A college-educated Sioux wreaks vengeance upon the white officials who abused his family and cheated his people."--Container
Mystery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Triumph of Sherlock Holmes: An adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The valley of fear, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are investigating a murder that occurred at Birlstone Castle, and that seems to be related to an underground society of Amerian coal-miners who've dubbed themselves, "The Scowlers." They discover that the head of the secret society, Professor Moriarty, has more than enough motive to be found guilty of the crime
Thirteen women( Visual )

6 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following a racist sorority's cruel rebuff, half-caste Ursula embarks on a blood-thirsty trail of deceit and murder until only one woman ... is left to face her"--Container
The Maltese falcon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first adaptation of The Maltese facon, in which detective Sam Spade searches for a rare statuette while trying to solve the murder of his partner
Perry Mason : the original Warner Bros. movies collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A generation before he would become a TV titan, the solicitor sleuth solved mysteries across the silver screen. And this is a Perry with a difference - dashing, debonair and full of savoir-faire! Pre-Code King Warren William originally personified Perry for four films, with Ricardo Cortez and Donald Woods rounding out the series. Notable guests include Mary Astor, Errol Flynn (in his U.S. screen debut), Allen Jenkins, Ann Dvorak and Michael Curtiz has a stint in the director's chair!
The Maltese falcon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1931 and 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earlier screen version of Dashiell Hammett's "Maltese Falcon". The mystery this time surrounds the whereabouts of a gem-filled ram's horn sought by a mysterious woman. Bette Davis shines as the title's Lady, a blonde schemer who insists a gentleman remove his hat when in the presence of a lady holding a gun
Mystery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight detective or mystery films
Pre-Code Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hot Saturday: Bank employee Ruth Brock has a reputation around town for being fast-and-easy. Yet none of the panting suitors has made her yet. She disillusions each one, but the last guy is a bad sport and starts a gossip scandal about her and a millionaire playboy. This causes Ruth to lose her job. Figuring that as long as she has the name, she might as well play the game
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Midnight Mary: A mistaken arrest, a prison term, and lack of employment leads to a young woman's involvement with gangsters. In a brothel she meets a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with her. He helps her turn her life around, but her past catches up with her. Now she is on trial for murder
Behind office doors( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Linden, the able secretary of a paper company executive, silently and secretly guides his career out of devotion to him, but when another executive makes advances she tires of being taken for granted
Mockery by Benjamin Christensen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While scavenging for food among dead bodies during the Russian Revolution, a slow-witted peasant named Sergei is hired by a desperate woman to guide her out of the carnage. In exchange for promises of friendship and a secure future, he endures torture to save her. The woman turns out to be a countess, the friendship and secure future become a degrading job in her kitchen and Sergei, inflamed by proletarian ideals, embraces violence
International crime ; Mr. Moto's last warning( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International crime: Lamont Cranston (Rod LaRoque) is both a legendary criminologist and on air crime reporter. Cranston takes on the investigation of the slying of a wealthy business tycoon. In doing so, he exposes a far larger conspiracy involving a group of foreign saboteurs. Will good prevail over evil? ... the shadow knows
The man with two faces( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When his sister falls under the spell of her Svengali-like, sadistic husband, acclaimed stage star Damon Wells decides he'll do whatever it takes to save her. What it takes is murder. And what it takes to get away with murder is a perfect disguise created out of greasepaint, false whiskers and a brilliant actor's skill."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Krantz, Jacob

Krantz, Jacob 1900-1977

Kranz, Jake

Kranz, Jake 1899-1977

Ricardo Cortez acteur américain

Ricardo Cortez Amerikaans acteur (1900-1977)

Ricardo Cortez attore e regista austriaco

Ricardo Cortez US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Рикардо Кортес

Рікардо Кортес

ریکاردو کورتز

リカルド・コルテス

Languages
English (85)

German (1)

Covers
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