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Motion pictures, German
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
F W Murnau; Carl Mayer; Erich Pommer; Emil Jannings; Hermann Vallentin; Maly Delschaft; Georg John; Timothy Brock; David Shepard; Union Films.; UFA (Firm); Kino International Corporation.
|Language Note:||Titleframes in German; credits and words appearing within feature in English.|
|Notes:||Silent film with music soundtrack added (1993).
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1924.
Special features include: Excerpts from alternate versions ; photo gallery.
|Credits:||Camera, Karl Freund, Robert Baberske ; art directors, Robert Herlth, Walter RoÌhrig ; music composed and conducted by Timothy Brock ; produced for video by David Shepard.|
|Cast:||Emil Jannings, Hermann Vallentin, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz, Hans Unterkircher, Olaf Storm, Emmy Wyda.|
|Performer(s):||Music performed by the Olympia Chamber Orchestra.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; stereo; full-frame 1.33:1.|
|Other Titles:||Letzte Mann (Motion picture)
F.W. Murnau's The last laugh
|Responsibility:||Regie, F.W. Murnau ; written by Carl Meyer ; directed by F.W. Murnau ; produced by Erich Pommer for Union Film-Ufa.|
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, he considers suicide. Then he experiences a strange twist of fate. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards.
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