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The last laugh [videorecording] = der letzte Mann / Transit Film ; Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung ; [screenplay, Karl Mayer] ; direction, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau ; [produced by Erich Pommer].

Publication:
[United States] : Kino International, 2008.
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (91 min.) : si., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Edition:
Restored deluxe ed.
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Other Title:
Letzte Mann [videorecording]
Subjects:
Hotel doorkeepers -- Drama.
Age discrimination in employment -- Drama.
Older men -- Drama.
Millionaires -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Silent films.
Feature films.
Melodrama.
Motion pictures, German.
Language:
Silent with music soundtrack added.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC; 5.1 stereo surround; 2.0 stereo.
Summary:
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, he considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards.
Contents:
DVD 1. The restored German version
DVD 2. The unrestored export version.
Participant:
Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz, Hans Unterkircher, Georg John.
Credits:
Photographer, Karl Freund ; music (restored German version) Giuseppe Becce, performed by the Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra; music (unrestored export version) Timothy Brock, performed by the Olympia Chamber Orchestra.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1924.
"The Last Laugh was restored through the cooperation of the Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv, Berlin; the Swiss Cinémathèque, Lausanne; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Friedrich-Murnau-Stiftung, Wiesbaden."--Opening frames.
Special features: 'The making of the Last Laugh,' a 40 minute documentary; original German title sequences; image gallery.
Contributor:
Murnau, F. W. (Friedrich Wilhelm), 1888-1931 , Director
Mayer, Carl, 1894-1944 , Screenwriter
Pommer, Erich, 1889-1966. , Producer
Jannings, Emil, 1886-1950. , Actor
Delschaft, Maly. , Actor
Hiller, Max. , Actor
Kurz, Emilie, d. 1934. , Actor
Unterkirchen, Hans, 1895-1971. , Actor
John, Georg, d. 1934. , Actor
Becce, Giuseppe, 1877-1973 , Composer
Brock, Timothy. , Composer
Saarländischer Rundfunk. Sinfonie-Orchester. , Performer
Olympia Chamber Orchestra. , Performer
Transit Film. , Producer
Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung. , Producer
Kino International Corporation. , Distributor
OCLC:
247133521
Publisher Number:
738329063320
K633 Kino International