Peter Lorre by Gjon Mili

Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre by Gjon Mili. Publicity shot for 'Stranger on the Third Floor' deemed the first "film noir".

Peter Lorre - Fritz Lang's "M" 1931

Beyond the fact of being a masterpiece this movie is a fascinating illustration of the feverish atmosphere in Germany an few years before they let Hitler take over command. Peter Lorre - Fritz Lang's "M" 1931

Peter Lorre in The Maltese Falcon (1941) as Joel Cairo, looking for the bird.

Peter Lorre as Joel Cairo, in the most risqué scene of The Maltese Falcon

Peter Lorre / M le Maudit / Fritz Lang

Peter Lorre in "M" (M: Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder), directed by Fritz Lang, 1931