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Lorre, Peter

Overview
Works: 801 works in 2,739 publications in 8 languages and 38,957 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Comedy films  War films  Film noir  Romance films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Other, Director, Contributor, Photographer, Narrator, Author of screenplay, Honoree, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

137 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

105 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

239 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic search for a child murderer examines police methods and the character of the murder as well. A number of unsolved murders so disrupts a city that organized crime joins the search for the killer
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

47 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion
Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

205 editions published between 1934 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an Englishman touring Morocco with his wife and daughter who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London
20,000 leagues under the sea by Walt Disney( Visual )

36 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate. They are promptly captured by the megalomaniac Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine
Around the world in eighty days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Beat the devil by John Huston( Visual )

86 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land believed to be rich with uranium deposits
My favorite brunette by Elliott Nugent( Visual )

88 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of detective stories, baby photographer Hope substitutes for a private eye and gets involved in a murder mystery
Secret agent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

65 editions published between 1936 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An espionage thriller set in Geneva, seasoned with romance. Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate an agent for the Central Powers
Silk stockings by Cole Porter( Visual )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Greta Garbo comedy Ninotchka, music by Cole Porter. A lovely Soviet agent in Paris to rescue wayward comrades from the perils of champagne and capitalism meets a brash American who won't take 'nyet' for an answer
The invisible man : the legacy collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
Tales of terror by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Price stars in all three episodes, including Morella, in which aman is haunted after blaming his young daughter for the death of his wife. In TThe Black Cat, a pair of illicit lovers are buried alive by a jealous husband, and in The Case of M. Valdemar, a sorcerer's spell backfires when he sentences an innocent man to living hell
Sabotage by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

74 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate a German agent
Black angel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and German and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman tries to clear the name of her husband, accused of murdering his lover
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reunite with the 'Master of Suspense, ' Alfred Hitchcock, for more of the mind-boggling twists and devious thrills synonymous with one of TV's greatest shows. In the fifth season, delve into 38 stories of greed, larceny, revenge, and murder where every character holds a guilty secret and a misleading 'MacGuffin' lurks in every corner. Featuring some of Hollywood's brightest guest stars
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Maltese falcon: Some high-living lowlifes want to get their hands on a bejeweled falcon. Detective Sam Spade wants to find out why and find out who will take the fall for his partner's murder
Mr. Moto's last warning( Visual )

40 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Lorre returns as the clever and cunning international police detective Mr. Moto in this sixth installment of the popular series. Mr. Moto is on assignment in Egypt's Port Said, determined to thwart a diabolical conspiracy that would destroy diplomatic relations between England and France and jump start World War II. Mercenary saboteurs, led by the paranoid ventriloquist Fabian the Great (Ricardo Cortez) and the duplicitous Eric Norvel (George Sanders), plot to blow up an arriving fleet of French ships. Early on, the evil renegades are convinced they've stopped Mr. Moto for good, but they've actually murdered an imposter! Demonstrating his mastery of disguise, Mr. Moto assumes the identity of a mild-mannered antiques dealer, cannily strategizing against the scoundrels' every move. With the assistance of secret agent Richard Burke (John Carradine), Mr. Moto employs his singular ingenuity to foil the deadly scheme
Passage to Marseille by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogart plays Jean Matrac, a World War II French patriot who escapes Devil's Island, survives a freighter voyage and becomes a gunner in the Free French Air Corps
 
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Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace
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CasablancaMFrank Capra's Arsenic and old laceAlfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too MuchAround the world in eighty daysBeat the devilMy favorite brunetteSecret agent
Alternative Names
Loewenstein, Ladislav

Loewenstein, Ladislav 1904-1964

Loewenstein, László

Loewenstein, László 1904-1964

Loewenstein, Lazlo

Lorré, Peter 1904-1964

Löwenstein, László.

Löwenstein, László 1904-1964

Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre acteur et scénariste

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Petrus Lorre

Pīters Lorre

Πίτερ Λόρε

Петер Лорре

Питър Лори

פיטר לורה

פיטר לורה שחקן אוסטרי

بيتر لور

بيتر لور ممثل نمساوي

پیتر لوره

پیتر لوری

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