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The Last Laugh is perhaps best known for two things: the near absence of intertitles, resulting in a narrative fluidity previously unseen in silent cinema, and the highly mobile photography of optics whiz Karl Freund, whose contributions were so astonishing that he and (of course) Murnau were soon courted by a string of moneyed west-coast Author: Tope Ogundare. In his groundbreaking film The Last Laugh (Der letzte Mann) (), Murnau achieved expressionistic distortions of the cinematic world not by photographing painted expressionist sets, but by capitalizing on the expressive capacities of the cinematic apparatus: extreme camera angles, special optical effects, and exuberant camera movements.4 The film vividly portrays the emotional deterioration. The Last Laugh (German: Der letzte Mann (The Last Man)) is a German silent film directed by German director F. W. Murnau from a screenplay written by Carl Mayer. The film stars Emil Jannings and Maly Delschaft. In German, the title means, "The last man.". Stephen Brockmann summarized the film's plot as, "a nameless hotel doorman loses his job".Directed by: F. W. Murnau.