WorldCat Identities

Eyck, Peter van 1911-1969

Overview
Works: 134 works in 300 publications in 5 languages and 4,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film noir  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Military history  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Instrumentalist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter van Eyck
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )
40 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a squalid South American oil town, four desperate men sign on for a suicide mission to drive trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over a treacherous mountain route. As they ferry their explosive cargo to a faraway oil fire, each bump and jolt tests their courage, their friendship, and their nerves"--Container
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France
The complete Mr. Arkadin a.k.a confidential report by Orson Welles( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American adventurer investigates the dubious past of mysterious tycoon Mr. Arkadin
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in German and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The swanky Hotel Luxor is the locus of a ten-year crime spree. Every room is watched from a surveillance headquarters in the basement of the hotel, and a gang of criminals taking their orders from a mysterious leader's recorded voice plan crimes, including the theft of military secrets and the explosion of a nuclear weapons plant. Police commissioner Kras and his men relentlessly search for clues, while hotel guests Marion, a suicidal young woman, and Travers, a millionaire planning to buy the nuclear weapons plant, spark up a romance"--Rotten Tomatoes (Internet database)
A bullet for Joey ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a Canadian police inspector investigates a murder, he is hurtled into an adventure involving foreign spies, American gangsters and an explosive high-tech secret that could change the world. In a daring attempt to seize a brilliant physicist's discoveries, a foreign superpower enlists mobster Joe Victor and his gang in a scheme that will ignite a firestorm of betrayal, murder and global intrigue
Hammer films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[These are the damned]: Two people stumble upon a military facility that harbors 'naturally' radioactive children. Original British title, The damned
Lohn der Angst ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Las Piedras, ein gottverlassenes, heißes Nest irgendwo in Lateinamerika. Hier wartet eine Handvoll gestrandeter europäischer Abenteurer und Glücks- ritter auf die Chance, der Misere zu entkommen. Als die Ölquelle einer amerikanischen Gesellschaft in Brand gerät, scheint für die Abenteurer endlich die Gelegenheit gekommen, viel Geld zu verdienen. Ihr Wortführer Mario, der alte Jo, der blonde, selbstbewußte Bimba und der lungenkranke Italiener Luigi sollen zwei Lastwagen voll mit hochexplosivem Nitroglycerin durch unwegsames Gelände an die Brandstelle bringen. Ein todsicheres Himmel- fahrtskommandeo, bei dem jeden 2000 Dollar winkt, wenn er überlebt. Die Tour entpuppt sich in jeder Hinsicht als explosiv
Das Mädchen Rosemarie by Rolf Thiele( Visual )
15 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
West Germany in the 1950s is becoming an economic superpower and in such a climate, Rosemarie is just one of many entrepreneurs who wants her share. She uses her charms to bring members of the West German industrial elite to her bed. There she discovers business secrets and later sells them to the French competition. However, in the end Rosemarie finds that she can't beat the system. The story is based on a real-life call girl whose predilection for blackmailing her high-profile customers ended with her mysterious death in 1957
Hammer films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The snorkel (1958): A young girl can't convince anyone her stepfather's a killer; Maniac (1962): A man finds himself in the middle of a strange mother/daughter threesome
The Dr. Mabuse collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The invisible Dr. Mabuse: A beautiful dancer is terrorized by an invisible man. FBI agent Joe Como is out to get the killer of a fellow agent. At the heart of the mystery is "Operation X," an invention that could give almost unlimited power to whoever possesses it
Wages of fear by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )
8 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tense drama of courage, cowardice and failure set in South America as four desperate men attempt to transport two truck-loads of nitroglycerine three hundred miles to the site of an oil well fire
The Dr. Mabuse collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The return of Dr. Mabuse: A series of crimes and killings sets Inspector Lohmann and FBI agent Joe Como on a trail of danger as they attempt to foil the plans of the diabolical Dr. Mabuse, a man believed to be long dead
Address unknown ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a German American art dealer who returns to Germany during the Nazi era. He adopts the Nazi philosophy, to the point that he abandons the daughter of his Jewish American partner, an aspiring actress in Berlin, to her fate. After her death, coded letters from his partner convince Nazi censors that he is an American spy. His slow degredation and realisation the everyone has abandoned his are well portrayed
Run for the sun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An author and a magazine writer crash in the Mexican jungle and find themselves the subject of a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with a wanted war criminal and a British traitor
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John J. Bramble, the sole survivor of a British tank crew, makes his way to a desolate desert town where he is given refuge by a hotel owner and chambermaid who prepare to receive General Erwin Rommel and his German staff. Posing as the hotel's waiter, Bramble attempts to infiltrate Rommel's inner circle and report the general's plans to the Allies
Die Todesstrahlen des Dr. Mabuse ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The evil Dr. Mabuse develops a death ray with which he threatens the world
El Salario del miedo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una compañía petrolera de EE. UU. en Centroamérica, contrata a unos conductores de alto precio para una misión suicida. Deben transportar unos camiones con explosivos a través de un escarpado territorio
The thousand eyes of Dr. Mabuse Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The thousand eyes of Dr. Mabuse ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1960 and 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A power hungry man of mystery uses various forms of manipulation and extortion with the help of an elaborate video spy system to make a grab for world domination
 
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Alternative Names
Eyck, Goetz van 1911-1969
Eyck, Götz van 1913-1969
Götz von Eyck, Peter 1911-1969
Van Eyck, Goetz 1911-1969
Van Eyck, Peter 1911-1969
Van Eyck, Peter 1913-1969
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