Once more Max adopts subterfuge in order to pursue his amours, but, unfortunately, pa requests attention to his cornuted extremities. Max is forcibly ejected for his "pains," and suffers, ...
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Max Linder again to the fore as a lover who undertakes to convince Papa that Max is the son-in-law he is going to have. Of course, the girl has decided that no one will do but Max, and with... See full summary »
Max and his friend, who came to visit him in Paris both fall in love with his new maid. The girl is very friendly, and while one plays the piano, she dances with the other - and they are so happy that even the decor dances at the rhythm.
Max and Dora, his fiancée, are together with some friends, playing at tennis. Dora wearies of this, and, dilating on the pleasures of a dip in the briny, leaves the tennis court, and makes ... See full summary »
Max Linder's behavior when he applied for a job as a Pathé Frères moving picture actor, was such a good joke on him that it was decided to make a film of the event, and accordingly. Max was... See full summary »
Max is a stage struck youth, and because of a deep-seated desire to go on the stage, refuses to consent to a marriage his father has planned for him. The girl, whom Max has never met, is ... See full summary »
The story of this film is particularly interesting, because our old friend Max has recently undergone a very serious operation, and this is his first reappearance. He plays this little ... See full summary »
Scene, a first-class railway carriage. Max and delightful girl alone. "May I smoke?" breaks the ice, and then Max brings all the arts of fascination to bear on the lady, who is by no means ... See full summary »
Once more Max adopts subterfuge in order to pursue his amours, but, unfortunately, pa requests attention to his cornuted extremities. Max is forcibly ejected for his "pains," and suffers, in addition, from an encounter with the genuine pedal performer.Written by
Before Charlie Chaplin came onto the scene, the world's most popular movie comedian was Max Linder, whose career extended from 1905 through his death in the mid-twenties. Chaplin called him 'The Professor'. In a long series of shorts for Pathe, he rang the changes on his role as a Parisian boulevardier, falling in love with some lovely young woman and getting into funny situations.
Here, after one of his better meet-cutes -- he rescues the young lady's dog from some ruffians in the park -- he calls on her and has to masquerade as a door-to-door pedicurist -- although the German title seems to think he is a chiropractor. Max' reactions as he has to tend to the feet of increasingly unattractive members of the family are very funny. And that is the entirety of this ten-minute movie -- and a highly satisfying one it is, too.
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