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The Man in the Silk Hat (French: L'homme au chapeau de soie) is a 1983 French documentary film about the films of the French silent film star Max Linder, directed by his daughter, Maud Linder.

The Man in the Silk Hat
Directed byMaud Linder
Produced byMaud Linder
Written byMaud Linder
Release date
  • 1983 (1983)
Running time
93 minutes

The film was screened out of competition at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival.[1] A slightly longer version was presented in New York City in 1988, and released by Kino International.[2]



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Man in the Silk Hat". Retrieved 21 June 2009.
  2. ^ Vincent Canby (1 April 1988). "Homage to Max Linder, Early French Film Comic". New York Times. Retrieved 13 June 2009.

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