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Lorre, Peter

Works: 714 works in 2,170 publications in 7 languages and 36,945 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Director, Contributor, Scenarist, Creator, Narrator, Other, Author of screenplay
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 )
81 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,762 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 )
75 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,990 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 )
177 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A psychological thriller based on the true case of Peter Kurten, a compulsive child murderer in Dusseldorf 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
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )
32 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,508 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
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
182 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,301 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
Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 1,186 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 megalomaniacal Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine
Beat the devil by John Huston( Visual )
79 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,113 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
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,072 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
My favorite brunette by Bob Hope( Visual )
83 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 970 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 )
113 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 958 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
20,000 leagues under the sea by Walt Disney( Visual )
16 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shipwrecked survivors on 'Nautilius' are taken captive by the mysterious Captain Nemo, a mad genius with an evil plan to destroy the world
The invisible man the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 529 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://
Silk stockings by Cole Porter( Visual )
10 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 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
Alfred Hitchcock presents by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 372 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 twice told tales ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and held by 371 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
Mr. Moto's last warning ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 346 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
Black angel ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and German and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman tries to clear the name of her husband, accused of murdering his lover
The Raven by Roger Corman( Visual )
19 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and German and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power
Mad love by Karl Freund( Visual )
8 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The devil-doll: A Devil's Island escapee poses as a toy shop worker, using secrets of miniaturizing human beings to do his bidding and exact his revenge on those who sent him to prison
Passage to Marseille by Michael Curtiz( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 209 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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Loewenstein, Ladislav
Loewenstein, Ladislav 1904-1964
Loewenstein, László
Loewenstein, László 1904-1964
Loewenstein, Lazlo
Loewenstein, Lazlo 1904-1964
Lorré, Peter 1904-1964
Löwenstein, László.
Löwenstein, László 1904-1964
English (760)
German (176)
Spanish (10)
French (6)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (2)
Japanese (1)