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Lorre, Peter

Overview
Works: 824 works in 1,938 publications in 7 languages and 35,169 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  War films  Film noir  Science fiction films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Other, Contributor, Creator, Director, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

52 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Sam Spade goes in search of a priceless statuette after the death of his partner
Casablanca by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

84 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,137 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
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 2,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion
M by Fritz Lang( Visual )

69 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller based on the true case of Peter Kurten, a compulsive child murderer in Düsseldorf and Germany's worst mass killer of the times. In the movie Berlin is in the grip of terror as an unknown child molestor and murderer attacks little girls. While the police produce no clues, despite frantic searching, neighbours turn against each other. The underworld becomes so incensed at the police activity that the leaders decide to find the pervert themselves
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 2,025 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
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

55 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary British couple vacationing in Switzerland suddenly find themselves embroiled in a case of international intrigue when their daughter is kidnapped by spies plotting a political assassination. This fleet and gripping early thriller from the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, was the first film the director made after signing to the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,150 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 )

79 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 1,121 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 believed to be rich with uranium deposits
My favorite brunette by Elliott Nugent( Visual )

76 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 945 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
Silk stockings by Cole Porter( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 538 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 508 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 472 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 346 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!
Secret agent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

42 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War I tale of espionage with two secret agents who pose as man and wife while on assignment to kill an enemy spy
Black angel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and German and held by 302 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 244 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
Passage to Marseille by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogart plays Jean Matrac, a World War II French patriot who escapes Devil's Island, survives a freighter voyage and becomes a gunner in the Free French Air Corps
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

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

Dial M for murder: Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice decides to murder his wife for her money and because she had an affair the year before. He blackmails an old college associate to strangle her, but when he dials a Mayfair exchange to set the plot in motion, his right number gets the wrong answer
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

14 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and German and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power
 
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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 austriac

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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CasablancaFrank Capra's Arsenic and old laceMThe man who knew too muchAround the world in 80 daysBeat the devilMy favorite brunetteTales of terror