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Conte, Richard 1910-1975

Overview
Works: 206 works in 681 publications in 8 languages and 12,783 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Crime films  Comedy films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Caper films  Film remakes  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Conte
Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

45 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,864 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 DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,149 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 )

22 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 765 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. Based on a true story
A walk in the sun by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

55 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 608 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
The Big combo by Joseph H Lewis( Visual )

44 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member 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
The Blue Gardenia by Fritz Lang( Visual )

24 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 475 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 458 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
Guadalcanal diary( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a devoted platoon of Marines through the terrors of war in the South Pacific
Thieves' highway by Jules Dassin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 421 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
The greatest story ever told by George Stevens( Visual )

8 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jesus of Nazareth, from his birth and teachings to His crucifixtion and Resurrection
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 343 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 )

16 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and French and held by 342 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 )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Sharkey is a savvy adventurer and master of undercover tactics doing his part for the American war effort by teaching OSS recruits how to operate and survive behind enemy lines
House of strangers by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 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
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 308 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
I'll cry tomorrow by Daniel Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 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
Somewhere in the night by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

5 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 233 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
The Purple Heart( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 230 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 )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and French and held by 217 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
4 film favorites : Ocean's collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ocean's twelve (125 min.): Set three years after Ocean's 11, this sequel shows us Danny Ocean gathering up his complete gang of con artists and thieves from the first film in New York City before they all jet off to Amsterdam, Rome, and Paris to pull off three seperate heists. All the while, the boys must deal with increasing pressure from a very mad Terry Benedict, a dedicated Europol agent, and a mysterious French rival simply called Dinner Jacket
 
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The Godfather DVD collection
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Conte, Nicholas 1910-1975

Conte, Nicholas 1911-1975

Conte, Nicholas Richard 1910-1975

Conte, Richard 1911-1975

Richard Conte acteur américain

Richard Conte actor estadounidense

Richard Conte aktor

Richard Conte Amerikaans acteur

Richard Conte attore statunitense

Richard Conte US-amerikanischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler sowie Filmregisseur

Richard Conte yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Конте, Ричард

ریچارد کونته بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

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理查德·孔蒂

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