In the first act, Max must overcome his shyness to declare his love for a lady doctor. In the second act, he faces numerous
obstacles on his wedding night. In the final act, he restores his privileged position of malehood, as in the Alice Guy-Blaché film
"The Consequences of Feminism (1906)" - sans the profound irony. But the major shortcoming here is too much angry Max, not enough lovable hapless twit.