James Finney, a would-be actor, is discharged from the Gaiety Theater and thrown bodily into the street. He succeeds in securing a position with a motion picture concern as leading man. The new surroundings, the absence of an audience and the camera pantomime him. His blunders will cause a great deal of laughter, and the exciting chase that follows is indeed one of the most comical ever registered on film.
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