|Moving Picture World, 23-March-1918|
Max later phoned from a hospital to report "that he had been only wounded, was recovering, and expected soon to return to the front."
In 1917, Max came to the US to make movies for Essanay:
The movies were not successful, and Max went back to France:
Max opened a movie theater in Paris, but fought depression. This article says he was coming back to the US, but he didn't make another movie in the US until 1921.