Actor, Richard Conte, was born Richard Nicholas Peter Conte on Mar 24, 1910 in Jersey City, NJ. Conte died at the age of 65 on Apr 15, 1975 in Los Angeles, CA .
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The Build-Your-Own-Blogathon: in Cry of the City (1948)By shadowsandsatin on Aug 9, 2014 From Shadows and Satin
I could cheerfully watch make cinnamon toast, paint a wall, or even tie his shoes. But when hes front and center in a 1940s noir, I really go into orbit! Case in point: Twentieth Century Foxs Cry of the City, a 1948 film noir feature with a top-notch, cant-miss cast that, in additio... Read full article
, King of NoirBy Caftan Woman on Jun 19, 2012 From Caftan Woman
1910 - 1975 Nobility was born in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1910 when Richard Nicholas Peter Conte was born. The one time truck driver and singing waiter studied at the famed Neighborhood Playhouse. In 1939 Nicholas Conte made his Broadway debut in the short run Group Theater pr... Read full article
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[yelling into McClure's sound magnifier that is in his ear]
Mr. Brown: Now it belongs to me. We eat the same steaks, drink the same bourbon. Look, same manicure,
[lifting and pointing at McClure's hand]
Mr. Brown: same cufflinks. But there's only one difference. We don't get the same girls. Why? Because women know the difference. They got instinct. First is first, and second is nobody.
Leonard Diamond: I'll wait until I can put you on trial for murder.
Mr. Brown: Whose murder, Lieutenant?
Leonard Diamond: Mine, if necessary.
Mr. Brown: Don't push too hard.
Leonard Diamond: It's my sworn duty to push too hard.
Mr. Brown: Diamond, the only trouble with you is, you'd like to be me. You'd like to have my organization, my influence, my fix. You can't. It's impossible. You think it's money, it's not. It's personality. You haven't got it, Lieutenant, you're a cop. Slow, steady, intelligent, with a bad temper, and a gun under your arm. And with a big yen for a girl you can't have. First is first, and second is nobody.
Joe McClure: I guess I'm getting too old to handle a gun.
Mr. Brown: Yeah, maybe you're just getting too old, Joe.
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