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6.  When asked if Lupino had any trouble controlling men on set as a woman director, Duff responded:  "No, she doesn't have any trouble.  She's had 16 years of practicing on me."

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10.  In 1950, Duff was listed as a communist subversive in Red Channels magazine.  Wikipedia suggests that as a result, "he lost his radio work and might have forfeited his entire career had it not been for his marriage [to Lupino]," although it's not clear exactly what this statement means.

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8 hours ago, Fausterlitz said:

10.  In 1950, Duff was listed as a communist subversive in Red Channels magazine.  Wikipedia suggests that as a result, "he lost his radio work and might have forfeited his entire career had it not been for his marriage [to Lupino]," although it's not clear exactly what this statement means.

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3.  Linder was a major influence on Charlie Chaplin, whose films occasionally borrow gags or even entire plot-lines from Linder's films. (Chaplin also famously sent Linder a signed photo which read: "To Max, The Professor, from his disciple, Charlie Chaplin.") 

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4.  A compilation of three of his films was presented at the 1963 Venice Film Festival.  Laugh with Max Linder was then released to theaters.

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9.  Committed suicide in 1925.  The headline from the NY Times:  "MAX LINDER AND WIFE IN A DOUBLE SUICIDE; They Drink Veronal, Inject Morphine and Open Veins in Their Arms."  

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