WorldCat Identities

Lorre, Peter

Works: 625 works in 1,938 publications in 8 languages and 34,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  History  Comedy films  War films  Romance films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Director, Creator, Contributor, Other, Author of screenplay, Honoree, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Peter Lorre
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Most widely held works by Peter Lorre
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

93 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

91 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,137 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
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

58 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,550 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
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

85 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller based on the true case of Peter Kurten, a compulsive child murderer in Düsseldorf and Germany's worst mass killer of the times. In the movie Berlin is in the grip of terror as an unknown child molestor and murderer attacks little girls. While the police produce no clues, despite frantic searching, neighbours turn against each other. The underworld becomes so incensed at the police activity that the leaders decide to find the pervert themselves
Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

189 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El arponero Ned Land, el profesor Arronax y el ayudante de éste, naufragan al ser alcanzados por un misterioso monstruo, que resulta ser un submarino, logran subir a bordo, donde se encuentran con el capitán Nemo
Around the world in 80 days by Michael Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,151 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 )

85 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 4 languages 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 )

81 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 957 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
Tales of terror by Roger Corman( Visual )

31 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 532 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
Silk stockings by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stern lady communist comes to Paris to retrieve three wayward comrades and a Russian composer, but instead warms up to capitalist attractions
The invisible man the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Griffin (Rains) is an English scientist who has been experimenting with a drug called monocaine which, he finds, has made his entire body invisible. He goes to the small village of Ipping, wrapped in bandages and wearing dark glasses, and takes a room at the local inn to continue his research in secret. This subsequently arouses the curiosity of the nosy locals. As Griffin continues his experiments, he begins to suffer from drug-induced megalomania, which eventually becomes full-blown madness. He begins to terrorize the countryside--first playing pranks, and then turning to murder"--Http://
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary British couple vacationing in Switzerland suddenly find themselves embroiled in a case of international intrigue when their daughter is kidnapped by spies plotting a political assassination. This fleet and gripping early thriller from the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, was the first film the director made after signing to the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
Saboteur by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

60 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate a German agent
Mr. Moto's last warning( Visual )

35 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 353 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
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
Black angel( Visual )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and German and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 239 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
The Raven by Roger Corman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Erasmus Craven (Price) is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is his fellow magician Bedlo (Lorre), who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus (Karloff) A duel of sorcery follows as each pits the full extent of his power against the other in a fight to the finish
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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 acteur et scénariste

Peter Lorre aktor amerykański

Peter Lorre Amerikaans acteur

Peter Lorre attore ungherese

Peter Lorre Austrian actor

Pīters Lorre

Πίτερ Λόρε

Петер Лорре

Питър Лори

פיטר לורה

بيتر لور

پیتر لوری



CasablancaFrank Capra's Arsenic and old laceMVertigoAround the world in 80 daysBeat the devilMy favorite brunetteTales of terror