Great Entertainers Episodes

2000, TV Show

Episode Detail: Peter Lorre: The Master of Menace - Great Entertainers

Peter Lorre (1904-64), the character actor who made his name as the maniacal murderer in Fritz Lang's 1931 classic "M," then stood out as villains in '40s Warner Bros. dramas such as "The Maltese Falcon" and "Casablanca." Interviewed: director Vincent Sherman, who worked with Lorre in 1942's "All Through the Night."

Episodes: Great Entertainers (160)

11/24/2001: Calvin Klein: A Stylish Obsession
11/24/2001: Edith Head: Designing Woman
11/24/2001: Giorgio Armani: Deconstructing Fashion
11/24/2001: Max Factor: Making Faces
10/29/2001: Robert Schuller: The Possibility Preacher
10/29/2001: Pat Robertson: Preaching Politics
10/29/2001: Tammy Faye: Faith and Flamboyance
10/29/2001: Jimmy Swaggart: Fire and Brimstone
10/28/2001: Nat 'King' Cole: Loved in Return
10/28/2001: Perry Como: The Singing Barber
10/28/2001: The Carpenters: Harmony and Heartbreak
10/27/2001: Lowell Thomas: Man About the World
10/27/2001: Charles Kuralt: A Life on the Road
10/27/2001: David Brinkley: A Reporter's Life
10/27/2001: Mike Wallace: TV's Grand Inquisitor
10/26/2001: Jonathan Winters: Without a Net
10/26/2001: Jamie Lee Curtis: Hollywood's Girl Next Door
10/26/2001: Angela Lansbury: A Balancing Act
10/25/2001: Jaclyn Smith: Texas Angel
10/25/2001: Angie Dickinson: Tinseltown's Classiest Broad
10/25/2001: Tony Randall: Center Stage
10/24/2001: Peter Graves: Mission Accomplished
10/24/2001: Elizabeth Montgomery: A Touch of Magic
10/24/2001: Bob Crane: A Double Life
10/23/2001: Lloyd Bridges: Lights, Camera, Family
10/23/2001: Raymond Burr: The Case of the TV Legend
10/22/2001: Joan Rivers: Can She Talk!
10/22/2001: Sally Jessy Raphael: Behind the Red Glasses
10/22/2001: Ricki Lake: She's All That
10/22/2001: Jerry Springer: In the Center Ring
10/21/2001: Judy Garland: Beyond the Rainbow
10/21/2001: Bob Hope: America's Entertainer
10/20/2001: Walter Cronkite: Eyewitness to History
10/20/2001: Barbara Walters: A Driving Force
10/19/2001: Diahann Carroll: No Strings
10/19/2001: Joan Collins: A Personal Dynasty
10/19/2001: John Forsythe: Gentleman John
10/19/2001: Morgan Fairchild: On Her Own Terms
10/18/2001: James Garner: Hollywood Maverick
10/17/2001: Ray Walston: No Antennae, Please
10/17/2001: Bruce Lee: The Immortal Dragon
10/17/2001: Ben Wicks
10/17/2001: Al Lewis: Forever Grandpa
10/16/2001: Annette Funicello
10/16/2001: Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop
10/16/2001: Howdy Doody and 'Buffalo' Bob Smith
10/16/2001: George Reeves: The Perils of a Superhero
10/14/2001: Della Reese: Outspoken Angel
10/14/2001: Jeff Foxworthy: You Might Be a Comic If...
10/14/2001: Dick Van Dyke: Put On a Happy Face
10/13/2001: Tom Hanks: Hollywood's Golden Boy
10/13/2001: Robert Wagner: Hollywood's Prince Charming
10/13/2001: Marilu Henner: Perpetual Motion
10/13/2001: Ted Danson: One Lucky Guy
10/12/2001: Ed Asner: The Loveable Grouch
10/12/2001: Bob Newhart: The Last Sane Man
10/12/2001: Mary Tyler Moore: All American Girl
10/11/2001: Dick Van Patten: The Sure Bet
10/11/2001: Mackenzie Phillips: Nine Lives
10/10/2001: William Shatner: Captain's Log
10/10/2001: Barbara Eden: Out of the Bottle
10/9/2001: Phil Silvers: Top Banana
10/9/2001: Edgar Bergen: His Many Voices
10/9/2001: Phyllis Diller: First Lady of Laughter
10/8/2001: Julia Child: An Appetite for Life
10/8/2001: Graham Kerr: The Galloping Gourmet
10/8/2001: Wolfgang Puck: Recipe for Success
10/8/2001: Emeril Lagasse: BAM!
10/7/2001: Tim Allen: Prince of Tools
10/7/2001: Dennis Franz: Out of the Blue
10/7/2001: Charlie Sheen: Born to Be Wild
10/6/2001: Roseanne: Tabloids, Trash & Truth
10/6/2001: Meredith Baxter: Perfection and Reality
10/6/2001: Michael Landon: Best Intentions
10/4/2001: Carol Burnett: Just to Have a Laugh
10/4/2001: Carroll O'Connor: All in a Lifetime
10/4/2001: Alan Alda: More than Mr. Nice Guy
10/3/2001: Fred MacMurray: The Guy Next Door
10/3/2001: Robert Reed: Unfinished Business
10/3/2001: Florence Henderson: Here's the Story
10/3/2001: Bill Bixby: Chasing Perfection
10/2/2001: Donna Reed: I'll Take the Moon
10/2/2001: Ozzie and Harriet: The Adventures of America's Favorite Family
5/23/2001: Liberace: Mr. Showmanship
5/23/2001: Anthony Perkins: A Life in the Shadows
5/23/2001: Sal Mineo: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel
5/23/2001: Rock Hudson: Acting the Part
5/16/2001: Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess
5/16/2001: Cheryl Ladd: Firecracker
5/16/2001: Farrah Fawcett: America's Angel
5/9/2001: Roddy McDowall: Hollywood's Best Friend
5/9/2001: Cesar Romero: In a Class by Himself
5/9/2001: Julie Newmar: The Cat's Meow
5/9/2001: Adam West: Behind the Cowl
5/2/2001: Jerry Orbach: The Singing Detective
5/2/2001: Jack Webb: Just the Facts
5/2/2001: Peter Falk: Just One More Thing
5/2/2001: Telly Savalas: Who Loves Ya, Baby?
1/24/2001: Shirley MacLaine: This Time Around
1/24/2001: Shirley Jones: Hollywood's Musical Mom
1/17/2001: Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country
1/17/2001: Sally Field: Defying Gravity
1/17/2001: Burt Reynolds: Down Fall and Deliverance
1/10/2001: Andy Griffith: Hollywood's Homespun Hero
1/10/2001: Don Knotts: Nervous Laughter
1/10/2001: Ron Howard: Hollywood's Favorite Son
1/10/2001: Henry Winkler: Hollywood's Coolest Character
1/3/2001: Jimi Hendrix: The Man They Made God
1/3/2001: Janis Joplin: Southern Discomfort
1/3/2001: David Crosby: Finding Harmony
11/29/2000: Abbott and Costello Meet Biography
10/4/2000: Buster Keaton: Genius in Slapshoes
10/4/2000: W.C. Fields: Behind the Laughter
9/27/2000: Peter Lorre: The Master of Menace
9/27/2000: Edward G. Robinson: Little Big Man
9/27/2000: Ernest Borgnine: Hollywood's Uncommon Character
9/27/2000: Richard Widmark: Strength of Characters
9/20/2000: Monty Hall: Let's Make a Deal
9/20/2000: Vanna White: Game Show Goddess
9/20/2000: Bob Barker: Master of Ceremonies
9/20/2000: Regis Philbin: Made for TV
9/6/2000: Charlie Chaplin: A Tramp's Life
9/6/2000: Steven Spielberg: An Empire of Dreams
6/14/2000: Bob Fosse: Dancing on the Edge
6/14/2000: Bill Robinson: Mr. Bojangles
6/14/2000: Donald O'Connor: Make 'Em Laugh
6/14/2000: Nicholas Brothers: Flying High
5/24/2000: Michael Douglas: Son of Spartacus
5/24/2000: Kirk Douglas: A Lust for Life
5/24/2000: The Hustons: Hollywood's Maverick Dynasty
5/10/2000: Lon Chaney, Jr.: Son of a Thousand Faces
5/10/2000: Boris Karloff: The Gentle Monster
5/10/2000: Fred Gwynne: More than a Munster
5/10/2000: Bela Lugosi: Hollywood's Dark Prince
5/3/2000: Jim Carrey: The Joker's Wild
5/3/2000: Richard Pryor: Comic on the Edge
5/3/2000: George Carlin
5/3/2000: Redd Foxx: Say It like It Is
2/23/2000: Dinah Shore: Sealed with a Kiss
2/23/2000: Hayley Mills: Seeing Double
2/23/2000: Martha Raye: In Love and War
2/16/2000: The Rat Pack
2/16/2000: The Rat Pack
2/9/2000: Kenny Rogers: A Gambler's Tale
2/9/2000: Johnny Cash: The Man in Black
2/9/2000: Kris Kristofferson: Nothing Left to Prove
2/9/2000: George Jones: The King of Heartache
2/2/2000: Brian Wilson: A Beach Boy's Tale
2/2/2000: Doris Day: It's Magic
1/26/2000: Ethel Merman: There's No Business like Show Business
Mae West...and the Men Who Knew Her
Arthur Godrey: Broadcasting's Forgotten Giant
Danny Thomas: Make Room for Danny
Connie Francis: Sweetheart of Song
Mia Farrow: A Life of Drama
Jack Benny: Now Cut That Out
Andy Warhol: A Life at the Edge
Mick Jagger: Rolling Stone
Jack Lemmon: America's Everyman
Jerry Lewis: The Last American Clown

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