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Eyck, Peter van 1911-1969

Overview
Works: 185 works in 428 publications in 5 languages and 4,922 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Historical films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Creator, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter van Eyck
Le salaire de la peur( Visual )

23 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in French and English and held by 1,035 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 spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
The spy who came in from the cold( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent is assigned to pretend he is defecting, but soon suspects that the layers of betrayal go far beyond what was originally expected
The longest day by Ken Annakin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 596 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Achinese and held by 480 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
Le Salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

13 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in French and Spanish and held by 145 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
A bullet for Joey( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 114 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 97 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
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 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)
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse = The 1000 eyes of Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and German and held by 89 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
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 72 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
Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of a young poor orphan girl abandoned by her aunt and banished to live with her isolated old grandfather high in the Swiss Alps
Das Mädchen Rosemarie by Rolf Thiele( Visual )

19 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 54 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
Shalako by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1880 New Mexico, a group of European hunters runs afoul of the Apache but is aided by an ex-cavalryman turned guide
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in French and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four long-distance lorry drivers are given the task of transporting a consignment of nitro-glycerine across inhospitable South American terrain in this nail-biting French classic
Address unknown( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 34 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
Hammer films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 34 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
Die 1000 Augen des Dr. Mabuse = Le diabolique Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in German and English and held by 30 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)
Lohn der Angst( Visual )

15 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in German and French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ohne einen Pfennig in der Tasche, warten ein Haufen Abenteurer, Gangster und Nichtstuer in einem gottverlassenen Nest in Südamerika auf eine Chance, diesem Elend zu entkommen. Die feurige Fackel einer brennenden Ölquelle, hunderte von Kilometern entfernt, bietet für vier von ihnen diese Chance. Gegen Höchstbezahlung sollen sie hochexplosives Nitroglyzerin zum Brandort fahren. Eine mörderische Chance, eine Chance gleich Null, doch die vier setzen auf dies Himmelfahrtskommando. Eine atemberaubende Fahrt mit einfachen Lastwagen beginnt, durch unwegsames Gelände, völlig ungesichert. Da, eine Explosion, Endstation für zwei. Entsetzen lähmt die beiden anderen, doch weiter gehts, der Freiheit entgegen oder dem Tod - ein Weg durch die Hölle
Run for the sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 29 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
 
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Alternative Names
Eick, Götz 1913-1969

Eyck, Goetz van 1911-1969

Eyck, Götz van 1913-1969

Götz von Eyck, Peter 1911-1969

Peter Van Eyck acteur américain

Peter Van Eyck actor alemán

Peter van Eyck attore tedesco

Peter van Eyck deutsch-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Peter van Eyck Duits acteur

Peter van Eyck Düütscher Schauspeler

Peter van Eyck German-American actor

Peter van Eyck tysk skuespiller

Van Eyck, Goetz 1911-1969

Van Eyck, Peter 1911-1969

Van Eyck, Peter 1913-1969

Петер ван Эйк

بيتر فان إيك

پیتر فن ایک بازیگر آلمانی

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Languages
English (53)

French (49)

German (47)

Achinese (1)

Spanish (1)