WorldCat Identities

Eyck, Peter van 1911-1969

Overview
Works: 158 works in 362 publications in 5 languages and 4,547 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Crime films 
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 Martin Ritt( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,253 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 )

59 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film follows four desperate men who sign up 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. The result is one of the greatest thrillers ever committed to celluloid, a white-knuckle ride from France?s legendary master of suspense, Henri-Georges Clouzot
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The retelling of the Normandy invasion, June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the United States, Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The longest day."
The complete Mr. Arkadin a.k.a confidential report( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American smuggler Guy van Strattan decides to investigate the mysterious Mr. Arkadin after hearing about the wealthy man from a prison cellmate, but Arkadin claims amnesia about his own life, sending van Strattan off to investigate Arkadin's past. Three different versions are presented in this collection since Orson Welles never completed a final cut of Mr. Arkadin, several edits of the film exist, in different languages, with different sequences, actors, narrative structures, and even titles. The Corinth version was unearthed by filmaker Peter Bogdanovich in the early 1960s, based on statements made by Welles and editor Renzo Lucidi, the Corinth version is thought to be the latest version to have been under Welles's control. The Confidential report version is believed to be the cut finished by producer Louis Dolivet after he barred Welles from the editing room. The comprehensive version is a new version of the film representing a "best guess" approach following Welles's later statements, style, and continuity clues and includes as much existing footage as possible
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

27 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 199 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
Le Salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

7 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in French and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of courage and cowardice in the face of almost insurmountable odds. After establishing the characters of the protagonists in a long prologue, director Clouzot follows them as they transport a cargo of nitroglycerin over a primitive mountain road to a conclusion of high suspense and final irony
A bullet for Joey( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 105 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. Police Inspector Leduc is closing in, but the gangsters bring in their ultimate weapon: the stunning Joyce, a blonde temptress who will teach the scientist a thing or two even he doesn't know! The breathtaking chase leads through the city streets to a pulse-pounding confrontation aboard an enemy cargo ship
Hammer films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 96 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
La salaire de la peur = Wages of fear( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small, isolated, hot and dusty Central American village, there's only one thing to do: dream of getting out. An opportunity for escape presents itself, but only to those with nerves of steel. An American oil company has offered to pay big money to get two trucks loaded with nitroglycerin over to a well fire. The catch is that the unpaved terrain contains enough bumps and crags to make the unstable material explode, instantly killing the driver. Nonetheless, the company has many applicants hungry for work, and a quartet of the coolest are chosen. But even these stalwart men will discover that fear of their deadly payload can ignite even the most frozen emotions
Das Mädchen Rosemarie( Visual )

20 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West Germany in the 1950s is becoming an economic superpower. In such climate, Rosemarie is just one of many enterpreneurs who wants her piece of new fortune. She uses her charms to bring members of West German industrial elite to her bed. There she finds business secrets and later sells them to French competition. However, when scandal errupts, Rosemarie would find that she can't beat the system. Nadja Tiller plays the prostitute heroine, based on a real-life call girl whose predilection for blackmailing her high-profile customers ended with her mysterious death in 1957
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

3 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II drama set in the Sahara about a British spy who takes refuge in a hotel and assumes the identity of a dead manservant. Soon, General Rommel makes the inn his general staff headquarters. Now, with the threat of discovery hanging over his head, the spy learns that the identity he has claimed owes a debt to the Nazis -- and they expect him to pay up
Lohn der Angst( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in German and French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getsrandete Existenzen in Las Pietras in Venezuela, einer trostlosen Stadt am "Ende der Welt". Doch eines Tages gibt es eine Chance: Eine Ölquelle, 500km entfernt, ist in Brand geraten. Es gibt nur eine Möglichkeit, das Feuer zu löschen, nämlich eine Ladung Nitroglyzerin zu zünden. Dazu muss die explosive Ladung auf behelfsmässig hergerichteten Lastwagen zum Brandort gefahren werden. Ein Himmelfahrts-kommando durch unwegsames und völlig ungesichertes Gelände. Vier Männer gehen gegen eine Höchstbezahlung von 2000 Dollar das Risiko ein und wagen die gefährliche Fahrt, auf der jede Unebenheit die Ladung zur Explosion bringen kann... Eine Höllenfahrt, die einem den kalten Schweiss der Todesangst üner den Rücken jagt
Mr. Arkadin by Orson Welles( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Achinese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reclusive billionaire fakes a case of amnesia and hires a young adventurer who has been seeing his daughter to investigate his own past. As the inquiries begin unraveling Arkadin's sordid history, the young man realizes he's being used to keep the truth from Arkadin's daughter and that his own life is in danger
Hammer films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 33 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death ray mirror of Dr. Mabuse: When Dr. Mabuse reaches out to steal a death ray weapon that could wreak havoc upon the world, British agent Floyd-Anders must protect the weapon's inventor and race against time to learn who among the suspects is really Dr. Mabuse
Address unknown( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 28 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 degradation and realisation the everyone has abandoned his are well portrayed
The Dr. Mabuse collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death ray mirror of Dr. Mabuse: When Dr. Mabuse reaches out to steal a death ray weapon that could wreak havoc upon the world, British agent Floyd-Anders must protect the weapon's inventor and race against time to learn who among the suspects is really Dr. Mabuse
Run for the sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 24 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
Lohn der Angst( )

6 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tarzan collection : starring Gordon Scott( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan's fight for life: A doctor wants to build a modern hospital in the jungle but meets with resistance from the local witch doctor and a warrior. When Tarzan needs help for Jane, it will be a battle between medicine and magic
 
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Alternative Names
Eyck, Goetz van 1911-1969

Eyck, Götz van 1913-1969

Götz von Eyck, Peter 1911-1969

Peter Van Eyck acteur américain

Peter van Eyck attore tedesco

Peter van Eyck Duits acteur

Peter van Eyck German-American actor

Van Eyck, Goetz 1911-1969

Van Eyck, Peter 1911-1969

Van Eyck, Peter 1913-1969

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