WorldCat Identities

Peters, Werner 1918-1971

Overview
Works: 55 works in 159 publications in 3 languages and 2,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  History  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer, Creator, Contributor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Werner Peters
Battle of the Bulge( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nazi Panzer forces stage a last-ditch Belgian front offensive that could turn the tide of WWII. A spectacular recreation of a crucial campaign
The Kaiser's lackey = Der Untertan by Wolfgang Staudte( Visual )

47 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical satire, based on Heinrich Mann's world-famous novel, Der Untertan, is ranked by film critics among the 100 Most Significant German Films of all time. In Mann's biting critique of conservative Wilhelmine Germany, written during WWI, Diederich Hessling, a weakling of the lower middle class, learns an important lesson for an ambitious man: one must first serve power to gain power for oneself. From then on, his modus operandi is to bow to superiors and kick underlings
36 hours( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clock is ticking for the Nazis trying to dupe Jefferson Pike (James Garner) into giving up war secrets. They pose as U.S. physicians to convince the supposedly amnesiac Pike to unlock his memory by recalling his last assignment: planning for D-Day
Der Untertan : The Kaiser's lackey( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in German and English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire about Diederich Hessling, a weakling of the lower middle class who rises in the world by obsequiously deferring to those above him and brutally tyrannizing those of lower station
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dawn patrol: British flying aces in World War I face trials and tribulations
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 89 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)
Der Untertan die historische Satire von Heinrich Mann mit schneidender Schärfe und überlegener Komik( Visual )

6 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse = The 1000 eyes of Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in German and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remake of Lang's 1930 motion picture Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse. A new variaton on the Mabuse theme incorporating a realistic modern style and new technological notions
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse = Le diabolique Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in German and English and held by 20 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)
The devil strikes at night = Nachts wenn der Teufel kam by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

8 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Germany during World War Two, a police detective comes across a series of murders which have remained unsolved for many years. The Gestapo initially supports his investigation, but then withdraws. The case is suppressed and the detective is sent to the Eastern Front when he ignores an explicit command and tries to prevent a murder
Der Untertan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strafbataillon 999 = Punishment battalion 999 (Penal battalion 999)( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the Eastern Front in World War 2, a German batallion fights Russian soldiers and partisans. But this is no ordinary batallion. These are soldiers being punished by the High Command for 'crimes' like ordering retreats to save men's lives or working too hard to discover an anit-gangrene serum. THese men ar abused by their commanders, mad to dig useless trenches under fire, and sent into a final suicial mission"--Container
Das Mädchen Rosemarie by Rolf Thiele( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in German and held by 12 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 enterpreneurs 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
Der Untertan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diederich Hessling ist ein autoritätshöriger preussischer Bürger. Bereits als junger Mann erkennt er, dass man mit Macht dienen muss, wenn man selbst Macht ausüben will. Nach oben buckeln, nach unten treten, wird seine Lebensmaxime. Er denunziert Konkurrenten, schmiedet ein betrügerisches Komplott mit korrupten Sozialdemokraten im Stadrat und heiratet eine nicht sonderlich attraktive, aber reiche Frau. (Quelle: DVD-Hülle)
The story of Little Mook by Wilhelm Hauff( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Arabian boy searches for a famous merchant to help his friend win the heart and hand of the Sultan's daughter
Besuch aus der Zone( Visual )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deutschland, Ende der 1950er Jahre. Nachdem sein Geschäftspartner Kleinschmidt in den Westen geflüchtet ist, leitet Herr Reichert den einst gemeinsam gegründeten Betrieb in Ostdeutschland alleine. Der Exportschlager des Unternehmens ist eine neuartige Kunstfaser. Nun aber will die westdeutsche Firma, bei der Kleinschmidt inzwischen arbeitet, sämtliche Bestellungen stornieren. Kleinschmidt fürchtet, dass dies den DDR-oberen ein willkommener Anlass sein könnte, eine Zwangsenteignung seiner Firma anzuordnen. Bei einer Reise in den Westen will er den Auftrag zu retten. So wird das Wiedersehen mit seinem alten Freund Kleinschmidt von existentiellen Ängsten überschattet."--Filmportal.de
The thousand eyes of Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 6 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
Der Untertan nach dem Roman von Heinrich Mann( Visual )

2 editions published in 1951 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rotation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mechanic, Behnke, wants to join the Nazi party to secure a good living. However, after his Jewish neighbors are taken away, he changes his views. Trying to remain 'a non-political man, ' he withdraws from reality and becomes a Nazi laborer
 
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Alternative Names
Werner Peters acteur allemand

Werner Peters actor

Werner Peters actor alemán

Werner Peters attore cinematografico tedesco

Werner Peters däitsche Schauspiller

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Werner Peters Duits acteur

Werner Peters Düütscher Schauspeler

Вернер Петерс немецкий актёр

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ورنر پترز صداپیشه و بازیگر آلمانی

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