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Eyck, Peter van 1911-1969

Works: 189 works in 443 publications in 5 languages and 4,943 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Crime films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Creator, Instrumentalist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter van Eyck
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

38 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in French and English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame d'espionnage. Après avoir vu ses hommes décimés par l'ennemi, Alec Leamas, chef d'un réseau d'espionnage britannique à Berlin, est rappelé à Londres. Il reçoit la mission de compromettre un des chefs du contre-espionnage en Allemagne de l'Est. Pour ce faire, Leamas joue la comédie de la déchéance et feint d'être prêt à livrer des secrets aux communistes. Emmené derrière le rideau de fer, il croit réussir, mais il s'aperçoit que le jeu est beaucoup plus compliqué qu'il ne l'avait imaginé
The spy who came in from the cold( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 609 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 580 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 )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Achinese and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American adventurer investigates the dubious past of mysterious tycoon Mr. Arkadin
Le Salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in French and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manager of a Central American oilfield offers big money to drivers who will take two loads of nitroglycerine over a tortuous mountain road to put out an oil well fire
A bullet for Joey( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 115 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 98 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 )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 90 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 )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and German and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revives the chief character of Lang's earlier films. Special agents investigating a suspicious death find clues pointing toward the legendary Dr. Mabuse, a criminal mastermind believed to have died in the 1930s
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John J. Bramble, the sole survivor of a British tank crew, makes his way to a desolate desert town where he is given refuge by a hotel owner and chambermaid who prepare to receive General Erwin Rommel and his German staff. Posing as the hotel's waiter, Bramble attempts to infiltrate Rommel's inner circle and report the general's plans to the Allies
Das Mädchen Rosemarie by Rolf Thiele( Visual )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 59 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
Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of a young poor orphan girl abandoned by her aunt and sent to live with her isolated old grandfather high in the Swiss Alps
Le salaire de la peur by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in French and Miscellaneous languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un village d'Amérique du Sud écrasé de soleil et d'ennui, quatre paumés voient se présenter une chance de partir vers d'autres cieux : une compagnie nord-américaine leur offre 2000 dollars pour conduire sur 300 kilomètres de routes épouvantables un chargement de nitroglycérine. Une secousse de trop, un virage mal négocié, tout explose, et eux aussi
Shalako by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 40 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
Address unknown( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 35 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 degradation 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
Lohn der Angst( Visual )

16 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 by Dudley Nichols( 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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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

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