The Last Man (1955 film)

The Last Man
Directed by Harald Braun
Produced by Georg Richter
Written by George Hurdalek
Herbert Witt
Starring Hans Albers
Romy Schneider
Rudolf Forster
Joachim Fuchsberger
Music by Werner Eisbrenner
Cinematography Richard Angst
Edited by Hilwa von Boro
Neue Deutsche Filmgesellschaft
Distributed by Schorcht Filmverleih (W.Germany)
Sascha Film (Austria)
Release dates
  • 14 October 1955 (1955-10-14)
Running time
105 minutes
Country West Germany
Language German

The Last Man (German:Der letzte Mann) is a 1955 West German drama film directed by Harald Braun and starring Hans Albers, Romy Schneider and Rudolf Forster. The film is a remake of the 1924 Weimar silent The Last Laugh, with the setting updated to post-war Germany.[1]


A hotel employee loses his sense of self-respect when he is demoted.



  1. Hake p.227-28


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