Cover image for The last laugh [DVD] / Kino International ; Transit Film GmbH ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; UFA ; direction, F. W. Murnau ; screenplay, Carl Mayer ; [Restored version]: a production of ZDF ; co-produced by Saarländischer Rundfunk, Deutsches Filminstitut, in collaboration with ARTE ; Producers [restored version]: Sabine Tomek, Christian Schwalbe.
Title:
The last laugh [DVD] / Kino International ; Transit Film GmbH ; Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Stiftung ; UFA ; direction, F. W. Murnau ; screenplay, Carl Mayer ; [Restored version]: a production of ZDF ; co-produced by Saarländischer Rundfunk, Deutsches Filminstitut, in collaboration with ARTE ; Producers [restored version]: Sabine Tomek, Christian Schwalbe.
Other Title:
F. W. Murnau's The last laugh
Edition:
Restored German version.
Performer:
Emil Jannings.
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Kino International, 2009.
Distribution:
[Germany] : Distributed worldwide by Transit Film.
Publication Date:
2009
General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1924.

"[R]estored through the cooperation of the Bundesarchiv-Filmarchiv, Berlin; the Swiss Cinémathèque, Lausanne; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung, Wiesbaden." - Opening titles.

Released in 2009 as part of the 6 DVD set, Murnau, by Kino International.
Contents:
Special features : Der Letzte Mann, das making of (The making of The last laugh) (n.d. ; 41 min.); original German title sequences ; image gallery.
Abstract:
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.
Content Type:
two-dimensional moving image
Carrier Type:
videodisc
Language:
Undetermined
No. of Holds: