Man in the Silk Hat 1983

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Man in the Silk Hat ★★★ 1983

Gabriel-Maximilien Leuvielle, known in films as Max Linder, is now credited with developing the style of silent-movie slapstick comedy that Mack Sennett, Charlie Chaplin, and others became more famous for in their time. Here, Linder's daughter has done a fine job writing and directing a film full of historic footage of her father's work. 99m/B VHS . Mack Sennett, Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Max Linder; D: Maud Linder; W: Maud Linder; M: Jean-Marie Senia; Nar: Maud Linder.