LD226 - The Last Laugh (1924)

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By Charles Peterson and Mike Noyes. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Imagine a time in history where a film about a man losing his job - a job that defines him, giving him pride and respect in his community - explores the desperation and humiliation of demotion but it doesn’t end in a bloodbath. Different times. Not that F.W. Murnau’s proto-Brazil silent film pulls any punches.

If you’d like to watch ahead for next week’s film, we will be discussing and reviewing Lawrence Kasdan’s The Big Chill (1983).

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