The Last Tomahawk

The Last Tomahawk or The Last of the Mohicans (German: Der letzte Mohikaner) is a 1965 western adventure film directed by Harald Reinl and starring Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Dor and Marie France.[1] It was a co-production between France, Spain and West Germany. It is loosely based on James Fenimore Cooper's 1826 novel The Last of the Mohicans, with the setting moved forward more than a century to the American West of the post-Civil War-era. Another version Fall of the Mohicans was made the same year.

The Last Tomahawk
Directed byHarald Reinl
Produced byAlfons Carcasona
Heinz Willeg
Eduardo de la Fuente
Written byJames Fenimore Cooper (novel)
J. Joachim Bartsch
Roberto Bianchi Montero
Giovanni Simonelli
StarringJoachim Fuchsberger
Karin Dor
Marie France
Music byPeter Thomas
CinematographyErnst W. Kalinke
Giuseppe La Torre
Edited byHermann Haller
International Germania Film
Cine-Produzioni Associate
Balcázar Producciones Cinematográficas
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
17 April 1965
Running time
92 minutes
CountryWest Germany

It was shot at the Spandau Studios in Berlin and on location in Andalucia. The film's sets were designed by the art director Hans Jürgen Kiebach.



  1. Simmon p.365


  • Simmon, Scott. The Invention of the Western Film: A Cultural History of the Genre's First Half Century. Cambridge University Press, 2003.
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