- Thurs., April 6 – The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) – 9:30 pm, Egyptian Theatre
- Fri., April 7 – The Maltese Falcon (1941) – 9 am, Chinese Multiplex House 1
- Fri., April 7 – Beat the Devil (1954) – 11:15 am, Chinese Multiplex House 6
- Sat., April 8 – Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) – 9 am, Chinese Multiplex House 4
- Sun., April 9 – Casablanca (1942) – 7:30 pm, TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) – Peter Lorre's first English-speaking role is among several movies to be shown at the festival in their original nitrate form. Director Martin Scorsese will host the showing, with special guest Deborah Stoiber, who has worked for most of her career to preserve nitrate prints.
The Maltese Falcon (1841) – Peter’s first movie with Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet, and director John Huston is considered one of the "Essentials" on the Turner Classic Movies channel. Special guest Eddie Muller, the “Czar of Noir” and founder and president of the Film Noir Foundation, will host the showing.
Beat the Devil (1954) – Peter’s final movie with Bogart and Huston is among the “Movie Spoofs” on the festival schedule. Special guests hosting the showing are Angela Allen, who worked on Beat the Devil on Continuity, and documentary filmmaker Cari Beauchamp.
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) – Peter’s second movie at Warner Bros. is among the films described as “Dark Comedy” on the festival schedule.
Casablanca (1943) – Considered one of the "Essentials" at TCM, this wartime classic celebrates its 75th anniversary at the festival. Peter’s performance as Ugarte, the racketeer who sells exit visas eager to leave Casablanca, won the actor a contract at Warner Bros., the studio he would become most associated with during his decades-long career.
Passes are still available in these three categories – The Palace, The Classic, and the Spotlight – but quantities are limited and may be purchased through the festival website.
Individual tickets may also be available for most films.
In the pages of The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre, Stephen D. Youngkin discusses the making of these movies scheduled during the TCM festival, including interviews with many of the actors and crew who worked with Peter throughout his career. The Lost One: A Life of Peter Lorre is available for the Kindle and Nook, as well as hard-bound and soft-bound editions.
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