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The Oil Sharks (French : Les requins du pétrole) is a 1933 German drama film directed by Rudolph Cartier and Henri Decoin and starring Arlette Marchal, Vivian Grey and Gabriel Gabrio.  It is the French-language version of Invisible Opponent , made with the same crew but a largely different cast and some alterations to the story line. The sets for both films were designed by the art director Erwin Scharf.
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Peter Lorre was a Hungarian-born actor, first in Europe and later in the United States. He began his stage career in Vienna, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, before moving to Germany where he worked first on the stage, then in film in Berlin in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Lorre caused an international sensation in the Weimar Republic-era film M (1931), directed by Fritz Lang, in which he portrayed a serial killer who preys on little girls.
The Face Behind the Mask is a 1941 American film noir crime film directed by Robert Florey and starring Peter Lorre. The screenplay was adapted by Paul Jarrico, Arthur Levinson, and Allen Vincent from the play Interim, written by Thomas Edward O'Connell.
Celia Lovsky was an Austrian-American actress. She was born in Vienna, daughter of Břetislav Lvovsky (1857–1910), a minor Czech opera composer. She studied theater, dance, and languages at the Austrian Royal Academy of Arts and Music. She is best known to fans of Star Trek as the original T'Pau, and to fans of The Twilight Zone as the aged daughter of an eternally youthful Hollywood actress.
Rudolf "Rudi" Fehr, A.C.E. was a German-born, American film editor and studio executive. He had more than thirty credits as an editor of feature films including Key Largo (1946), Dial M for Murder (1954), and Prizzi's Honor (1985). He worked for more than forty years for the Warner Brothers film studio, where he was the Head of Post-production from 1955 through 1976. Fehr was instrumental in establishing the 1967 "sister city" connection between Los Angeles and Berlin, which he had fled in the 1930s.
The Boogie Man Will Get You is a 1942 American comedy horror film directed by Lew Landers and starring Boris Karloff and Peter Lorre. It was the final film Karloff made under his contract with Columbia Pictures, and it was filmed in the wake of his success in the 1941 Broadway production Arsenic and Old Lace. As he had done several times previously, Karloff played the part of a "mad scientist", Professor Billings, who is using the basement of his inn to conduct experiments using electricity to create a race of superhumans. The inn is bought by a new owner, who is initially unaware of the work Billings is conducting.
The Lost One is a 1951 West German drama film directed by Peter Lorre and starring Lorre, Karl John and Renate Mannhardt. It is an art film in the film noir style, based on a true story. Lorre wrote, directed, and starred in this film, his only film as director or writer. The film's translated name has been used as the title of his biography.
Gabriel Gabrio was a French stage and film actor whose career began in cinema in the silent film era of the 1920s and spanned more than two decades. Gabrio is possibly best recalled for his roles as Jean Valjean in the 1925 Henri Fescourt-directed adaptation of Victor Hugo's Les Misérables, Cesare Borgia in the 1935 Abel Gance-directed biopic Lucrèce Borgia and as Carlos in the 1937 Julien Duvivier-directed gangster film Pépé le Moko, opposite Jean Gabin.
I'll Get You for This is a 1951 British thriller film by Joseph M. Newman starring George Raft, Coleen Gray, and Enzo Staiola. It was made from an adaptation by George Callahan and William Rose of James Hadley Chase's 1946 book of the same name. The setting was shifted from Las Vegas in the novel to an Italian gambling resort.
Alfred Poznański, better known by his alias Alfred Savoir, was a Polish-born French comedy playwright of Jewish background.
A Shot at Dawn is a 1932 German crime film directed by Alfred Zeisler and starring Ery Bos, Genia Nikolaieva and Karl Ludwig Diehl. It was based on the play The Woman and the Emerald by Harry Jenkins and recounts a jewel theft. It was shot at the Babelsberg Studios with sets designed by the art directors Willi Herrmann and Herbert O. Phillips. A separate French-language version Coup de feu à l'aube was also produced.
Narcotics is a 1932 German drama film directed by Kurt Gerron and Roger Le Bon and starring Jean Murat, Danièle Parola and Jean Worms. It is the French-language version of the 1932 German film The White Demon.
Roger Le Bon (1891–1956) was a French film producer and director. Le Bon co-directed a number of French-language versions of films made by the German studio UFA. In 1932 he co-directed the crime thriller Narcotics.
Danièle Parola was a French film actress. She starred in the 1932 crime film Narcotics. She was married to the actor and producer André Daven.
Gaston Mauger was a French stage and film actor. He made around forty film appearances, including the 1932 thriller Narcotics.
What Women Dream is a 1933 German comedy crime film directed by Géza von Bolváry and starring Nora Gregor, Gustav Fröhlich, and Otto Wallburg. In 1934 it was remade as an American film One Exciting Adventure. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Emil Hasler and Willy Schiller.
Invisible Opponent is a 1933 German-Austrian drama film directed by Rudolph Cartier and starring Gerda Maurus, Paul Hartmann, and Oskar Homolka. The film's sets were designed by the art director Erwin Scharf. The plot revolves around an oil swindle in a South American country. The film was made in Vienna. The critics were not generally impressed with the film, the Deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung described it as "unbelievable and unbelievably awful picture".
Robert Ozanne was a French film actor.
Rudolf Schaad was a Russian-born German film editor. He edited the 1933 film Invisible Opponent and its French-language version The Oil Sharks.
Ernst Karchow (1892–1953) was a German stage and film actor.
The Allure of Danger is a 1950 West German drama film directed by Eugen York and starring Angelika Hauff, Walter Richter and Berta Drews. It was screened at the 1950 Venice Film Festival.