The Max Linder Collection

Directed by Max Linder

Year: 1917
Running Time: 205
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 4x3
Country: U.S.
Language: Silent with English intertitles [audio]
Genres: Slapstick, Silent
Shop Home Video

The Max Linder Collection

Cast
Max Linder

Crew
Directed by Max Linder


Kino Classics and Lobster Films celebrate the legacy of Max Linder, a pioneer of comedy whom Charlie Chaplin referred to as "the great master." With his trademark silk top hat and cane, the French-born Linder blended slapstick with sophistication, and invested his films with a layer of cleverness that elevated them above mere knockabout comedies, paving the way for such multi-dimensional screen comedians as Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd. The collection includes four of Linder's American-made productions, meticulously restored from archival materials: THE THREE MUST-GET-THERES (1922, a parody of The Three Musketeers), SEVEN YEARS BAD LUCK (1921, a masterpiece of physical comedy), and the romantic farces BE MY WIFE (1921) and MAX WANTS A DIVORCE (1917).

THE THREE MUST-GET-THERES
U.S. 1922 Color Tinted 57 Min.
Written and Directed by Max Linder
Photographed by Max Dupont and Enrique Juan Vallejo With Max Linder, Bull Montana, Frank Cooke, Jobyna Ralston, Caroline Rankin
Compositions and Arrangements: Maud Nelissen
Digital restoration and special contents © 2011 Lobster Films

BE MY WIFE
U.S. 1921 B&W 57 Min.
Written and Directed by Max Linder
Photographed by Charles Van Enger
With Max Linder, Alta Allen, Caroline Rankin
Music by Eric Le Guen
Digital restoration and special contents © 2014 Lobster Films

SEVEN YEARS BAD LUCK
U.S. 1921 Color Tinted 64 Min.
Written and Directed by Max Linder
With Max Linder, Alta Allen, Ralph McCullough, Betty K. Peterson
Music Compiled and Directed by Robert Israel
Digital restoration and special contents © 2014 Lobster Films

MAX WANTS A DIVORCE
U.S. 1917 B&W 27 Min.
Written and Directed by Max Linder
With Max Linder, Martha Mansfield
Music by Donald Sosin
Digital restoration and special contents © 2014 Lobster Films

Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2018 at 11:05am
RT' @House_Next_Door': Alex Cox’s punk western STRAIGHT TO HELL, long out of print on home video, has been dug up from the dregs of oblivion…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2018 at 11:04am
RT' @Filmbaker': 10/4 and 10/6,' @OKCMoA' is showing the' @KinoLorber' 4K restoration of 1982's "The Atomic Cafe," a grandly subversive piece of…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2018 at 11:04am
RT' @DVDBeaver': Joaquim Pedro De Andrade: The Complete Films 3 Blu-ray' @KinoLorber' OUT TUESDAY IN in US: US:' https://t.co/dNNf1NPBH0' CAN: h…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2018 at 11:04am
RT' @DVDBeaver': Carol Reed's Trapeze Blu-ray' @KinoLorber' OUT TUESDAY IN in US: US:' https://t.co/pT0leKHgBQ' CAN:' https://t.co/yC8YcKAJz9' B+N:…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 24 2018 at 11:02am
RT' @hammertonail': From #TIFF18 Romanian director Adina Pintille’s TOUCH ME NOT uses explicit sex to push viewers towards empathy.' @chrisree…'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 21 2018 at 3:28pm
RT' @IUcinema': Looking forward to sharing' @KinoLorber's' restoration of the groundbreaking and rarely screened PERSONAL PROBLEMS by pioneerin…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 21 2018 at 3:27pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Happy 68th Birthday to Bill Murray! Coming Soon on Blu-ray! Mad Dog and Glory (1993) • Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman &…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 21 2018 at 12:31pm
RT' @nitehawkcinema': Head over to Instagram for a chance to win an autographed CABIN BOY Blu-ray, courtesy of' @KinoLorber' &' @KLStudioClassic…'
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 21 2018 at 12:31pm
RT' @DVDBeaver': Joaquim Pedro De Andrade: The Complete Films' @KinoLorber' US:' https://t.co/dNNf1Ny0iq' CAN:' https://t.co/HkSUXVOXvA' B+N: https…
'@KinoLorber' on Sep. 20 2018 at 1:28pm
IMPULSE (1984) starring Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly, Bill Paxton, and Hume Cronynow is now available on Blu-ray + DVD v…' https://t.co/yG6yQpYbYa'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing rodrigo@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
Email: edu@kinolorber.com