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The lost one : a life of Peter Lorre

Autor: Stephen D Youngkin
Editora: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Biografia : Publicação de governo estadual ou província : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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Often typecast as a menacing figure, Peter Lorre achieved Hollywood fame first as a featured player and later as a character actor who trademarked his screen performances with a delicately strung balance between good and evil. His portrayal of the grisly child murderer in Fritz Lang's masterpiece M (1931) catapulted him to international fame. Today, the Hungarian-born actor is also recognized for his riveting  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
Pessoa Denominada: Peter Lorre
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Publicação do governo, Publicação de governo estadual ou província, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Stephen D Youngkin
ISBN: 0813123607 9780813123608 0813136067 9780813136066
Número OCLC: 58807422
Descrição: xiii, 613 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Conteúdos: "Who are you, really?" --
Facemaker --
M is for morphine --
Escape to life --
Softly, softly, catchee monkey --
Being slapped and liking it --
Insider as outsider --
The swamp --
Smoke gets in your eyes --
Elephant droppings --
The mask behind the face --
Mimesis.
Responsabilidade: Stephen D. Youngkin.
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The first full biography of this major actor draws upon more than 300 interviews, including conversations with directors Fritz Lang, Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, John Huston, Frank Capra, and  Ler mais...

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""Youngkin gets behind the image to incise a definitive portrait, and Lorre becomes a likeness we can like in-depth."" -- Choice

 
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