Call number: DVD-3348

MURNAU, Friedrich Wilhelm
Der Letzte Mann [The Last Laugh] [The Last Man]

Ufa, 1924; released 23 December 1924
Producer: Erich Pommer
Screenplay: Carl Mayer, inspired by Nikolai Gogol´'s story 'The Overcoat'
Photography: Karl Freund
Production design: Robert Herlth, Walter Röhrig
Music: Giuseppe Becce
Hotel doorman 			Emil Jannings 
His niece			Maly Delschaft 
Her bridegroom    		Max Hiller 
The bridegroom's aunt    	Emilie Kurz 
Hotel manager   		Hans Unterkircher 
Young guest    			Olaf Storm 
Guest with pot belly    	Hermann Vallentin 
Nightwatchman			Georg John 
Thin neighbour    		Emmy Wydaa
91 minutes
German intertitles with optional English subtitles, silent with added music score

Region code
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features New and improved optional English subtitles
New, progressive encode of the recent film restoration
The original 1924 Giuseppe Becce score, orchestrated and performed by Detlev Glanert (2002)
Der letzte Mann - Das "Making Of" (The Last Laugh - the "Making of"), 2003, directed by Luciano Berriatúa, 41 minutes, in German with optional English subtitles
Lavishly illustrated 36-page booklet with writing by R. Dixon Smith, Tony Rayns, and Lotte H. Eisner
Source Eureka. Masters of Cinema, 23

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