The Lost One:
In a career spanning four decades, Peter Lorre appeared in more than 70 movies, dozens of television and radio programs, and numerous plays. While his theater work does not survive, many of his film and television credits are available on commercial VHS or DVD – with more coming out every year. Lorre has also been the subject of several documentaries, such as “Peter Lorre: The Master of Menace” for the A&E series Biography.
This section lists some of the many Lorre film and television appearances currently on DVD, as well as documentaries highlighting the actor and his career. Under Coming Soon, you’ll find the Lorre films and TV shows scheduled for home video release in the months ahead.
For more details, including ordering information, click the link under any title.
The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre (2005) by Stephen Youngkin – now in its third printing and winner of the Rondo Award for "Best Book of 2005" – is available in bookstores everywhere, as well as these on-line merchants.
The Films of Peter Lorre (1982), also by Youngkin, is out of print but copies may be purchased through Amazon and Barnes & Noble below. Interested in Lorre's radio and television performances? Check out Radio Showcase and Movies Unlimited. Netflix has Lorre movies for rent.
Amazon U.S. – Hard-Cover
Amazon Canada – Hard-Cover
Amazon Canada – Soft-bound
Amazon U.K. – Soft-bound
Amazon U.K. – Hard-Cover
University Press of Kentucky
Barnes & Noble – Nook and Hard-bound