WorldCat Identities

Conte, Richard 1910-1975

Works: 235 works in 741 publications in 5 languages and 13,249 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Film noir  Crime films  War films  Bible films  Detective and mystery films  Internet videos  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Conte
Mario Puzo's The godfather( Visual )

7 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,591 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
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

43 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,371 WorldCat member 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
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Godfather part III: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing
Call Northside 777 by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

26 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 776 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
The Big combo by Joseph H Lewis( Visual )

47 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discouraged by his superior officers, a detective lieutenant doggedly continues his investigation to obtain evidence that would convict the head gangster of a crime syndicate
Guadalcanal diary( Visual )

17 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and held by 469 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 )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and German and held by 464 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 453 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 greatest story ever told by James Lee Barrett( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie over het leven van Jezus Christus
A walk in the sun( Visual )

44 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, American soldiers of the Fighting 36th hit the beach at Salerno and begin their trek across the countryside toward the Nazi-occupied farmhouse they've been ordered to destroy. One of the ranking officers is killed after the platoon lands on the beach. Now Sgt. Tyne must take over and lead the troop. But the rest of these men are infantrymen who aren't thinking about fighting bravely enough to become officers, but to live long enough to become civilians
Thieves' highway( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 376 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
Ocean's eleven by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danny Ocean gathers a group of his World War II compatriots to pull off the ultimate Las Vegas heist. Together the eleven friends plan to rob five Las Vegas casinos in one night"--IMDb
John Ford's My darling Clementine( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wyatt Earp is the sturdy lawman who sets about the task of shaping up the disorderly Arizona town of Tombstone, with the help of the boozy, tubercular gambler and gunman Doc Holliday. Though initially at cross-purposes, the pair ultimately team up to confront the violent Clanton gang
Whirlpool by Otto Preminger( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and French and held by 337 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 )

18 editions published between 1947 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 320 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
I'll cry tomorrow by Daniel Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film biography of Lillian Roth, from her days as a young actress under the control of her stage mother, through stardom on Broadway, to life on L.A.'s Skid Row, to her climb back with the help of Alcoholics Anonymous
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

23 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and held by 261 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
House of strangers( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 254 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 )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 226 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
Tony Rome( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and French and held by 225 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
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Alternative Names
Conte, Nicholas 1910-1975

Conte, Nicholas 1911-1975

Conte, Nicholas Richard 1910-1975

Conte, Richard 1911-1975

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