WorldCat Identities

Lorre, Peter

Overview
Works: 843 works in 2,481 publications in 7 languages and 38,862 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  War films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Director, Other, Contributor, Creator, Author of screenplay, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

121 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

86 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in World War II Morocco within a city filled with European refugees. A bitter nightclub owner helps his former lover and her Resistance-hero husband escape from the Nazis
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

221 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychopathic murderer of young girls terrorizes a German city causing public hysteria and intense police investigations, which in turn disrupts organized crime. The contrasting worlds of the police and the underworld are juxtaposed as they both resolve to hunt, capture, and try the murderer
Frank Capra's Arsenic and old lace by Frank Capra( Visual )

38 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirthful murder Cary-ed off in slapstick, slap-happy style! Cary Grant and a stellar cast romp through this classic farce based on Joseph Kesselring's 1941 Broadway hit and breezily directed by Frank Capra. Frazzled drama critic Mortimer Brewster (Grant) has two aunts (Josephine Hull and Jean Adair) who ply lonely geezers with poisoned libations, on sociopathic brother (Raymond Massey) who looks like Boris Karloff, one bonkers brother (John Alexander) who thinks he's Teddy Roosevelt, one impatient new bride (Priscilla Lane) -- and only one night to make it turn out all right. In this circus' center ring is Grant, twisting his face into a clown's gallery of flabbergasted reactions and transforming his natural athletic grace into a rubber-legged comic ballet. You'll die laughing. - Container
Alfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too Much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

201 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an Englishman touring Morocco with his wife and child who accidentally becomes involved in an anarchist plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat in London when a murdered British agent whispers a secret to him before dying
Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea by Walt Disney( Visual )

24 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 2,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate. They are promptly captured by the megalomaniacal Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, David Niven portrays Phineas Fogg, the very embodiment of 19th-century British propriety and unflappability, who wagers that he can circle the globe in 80 days, thanks to such relatively recent innovations as locomotives and steamships. Having staked his entire fortune on this bet, he gathers his butler, Passepartout (Mexican star Cantinflas), and sets out for Paris, the first stop on his whirlwind journey. Along the way, the travelers have numerous misadventures
Beat the devil by John Huston( Visual )

78 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land in East Africa believed to be rich with uranium deposits
My favorite brunette by Elliott Nugent( Visual )

77 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of detective stories, baby photographer Hope substitutes for a private eye and gets involved in a murder mystery
Secret agent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

130 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An espionage thriller set in Geneva, seasoned with romance. Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate an agent for the Central Powers
Silk stockings by Cole Porter( Visual )

12 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stern lady communist comes to Paris to retrieve three wayward comrades and a Russian composer, but instead warms up to capitalist attractions
The invisible man : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jack Griffin (Rains) is an English scientist who has been experimenting with a drug called monocaine which, he finds, has made his entire body invisible. He goes to the small village of Ipping, wrapped in bandages and wearing dark glasses, and takes a room at the local inn to continue his research in secret. This subsequently arouses the curiosity of the nosy locals. As Griffin continues his experiments, he begins to suffer from drug-induced megalomania, which eventually becomes full-blown madness. He begins to terrorize the countryside--first playing pranks, and then turning to murder"--Http://www.tvguide.com
Tales of terror by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Price stars in all three episodes, including Morella, in which a man is haunted after blaming his young daughter for the death of his wife. In The black cat, a pair of illicit lovers are buried alive by a jealous husband, and in The case of M. Valdemar, a sorcerer's spell backfires when he sentences an innocent man to living hell."--Container
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
Mr. Moto's last warning( Visual )

35 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and German and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world teeters on the brink of war when a nefarious band of foreign saboteurs hatches a devastating plot to blow up the French fleet and blame it on the British. Mr. Moto sets out to trap the conspirators, only to find himself captured instead
Black angel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and German and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman tries to clear the name of her husband, accused of murdering his lover
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reunite with the 'Master of Suspense,' Alfred Hitchcock, for more of the mind-boggling twists and devious thrills synonymous with one of TV's greatest shows. In the fifth season, delve into 38 stories of greed, larceny, revenge, and murder where every character holds a guilty secret and a misleading 'MacGuffin' lurks in every corner. Featuring some of Hollywood's brightest guest stars
The Raven by Roger Corman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and German and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boros Karloff and Vincent Price are both Master Sorcerers who are tricked into a deadly duel of powers by a cunning and less power sorcerer and his mischievous son
Passage to Marseille by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war is just beginning and France has not yet surrendered to the Germans. A French vessel picks up five semi-conscious men in a canoe. All ex-convicts, they have escaped from Devil's Island to do their bit for France. The tensions aboard the Marseille-bound ship slowly build to a shattering clash of wills between the men and the ship's Nazi sympathizer
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The postman always rings twice: Illicit lovers botch their first attempt to bump off her husband. They finally pull it off and end up betraying each other at trial. Amorous attractions never proved so fatal
 
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Around the world in 80 days
Alternative Names
Loewenstein, Ladislav

Loewenstein, Ladislav 1904-1964

Loewenstein, László

Loewenstein, László 1904-1964

Loewenstein, Lazlo

Lorré, Peter 1904-1964

Löwenstein, László.

Löwenstein, László 1904-1964

Peter Lorre acteur et scénariste

Peter Lorre actor austríac

Peter Lorre actor austríaco

Peter Lorre aktor amerykański

Peter Lorre Amerikaans acteur

Peter Lorre attore ungherese

Peter Lorre Austrian actor

Pīters Lorre

Πίτερ Λόρε

Петер Лорре

Питър Лори

פיטר לורה

بيتر لور

پیتر لوری

ピーター・ローレ

彼得·罗

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CasablancaMFrank Capra's Arsenic and old laceAlfred Hitchcock's The Man Who Knew Too MuchAround the world in 80 daysBeat the devilMy favorite brunetteSecret agent