Thursday, October 16, 2014

Max Linder Denies He is Dead -- October 16, 2014

Moving Picture World, 17-October-1914

Max Linder was the biggest star in film comedy before Charlie Chaplin.  Linder made hundreds of short films for Pathé.  A report from the Germans had indicated that he had been killed in the Battle of the Aisne:

Max phoned from a hospital to report "that he had been only wounded, was recovering, and expected soon to return to the front." 

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