'The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre' by Stephen D. Youngkin

Page Updated:
June 10, 2011

The Lost One:
A Life of
Peter Lorre



Chapter 3

Peter Lorre's
(A Sample)

Critics Are
Saying . . .

The Author

What's New!


Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre:
The Man,
The Actor


Photo Album

Poster Art



Radio Programs


What’s new on The Lost One website? Take a look!

Peter Lorre (Warners, 1944).

Peter Lorre in a Warner Bros. publicity still for The Mask of Dimitrios (1944).

June 10, 2011:
  • The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre is now available on the Kindle through Amazon and the Nook through Barnes & Noble bookstores.

Dec. 15, 2010:
  • Photo Album — A photographic essay on Peter Lorre as “Professor Sturm” in the 1936 film Nancy Steele is Missing, 20th Century-Fox.

June 26, 2009:
  • Photo Album — Rare candids related to Der Verlorene (1951), the only film Peter Lorre directed and co-wrote.

  • DVD and VHSYou’ll Find Out (1940) is now available for pre-release order through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other on-line merchants.

May 8, 2009:

Nov. 9, 2008:
  • The Lost One has a new design — a new color scheme and banners.

  • World/Inferno Friendship Society — A new section about the group and their concert tribute to Peter Lorre, Addicted to Bad Ideas: Peter Lorre’s 20th Century.

  • Photo Album — Cats, Bogie and Bacall, Karen Verne, Beat the Devil, Lorre’s Star on the Walk of Fame.

  • Frequently Asked Questions — How many films did Peter Lorre make with Sydney Greenstreet?

  • DVD and VHSMr. District Attorney (1941) and Hollywood Canteen (1944) come to DVD.

  • Radio Programs — A new section about Peter Lorre on radio.

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.

U.S. Amazon – Soft-bound
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