A young man considers himself quite irresistible, and through his egotism runs the gamut of misadventures. After dressing himself in extraordinarily bad taste, he sallies forth to conquer the fair sex. He first enters a dry goods store, approaches the ribbon counter and endeavors to start a flirtation with a saleswoman, and is severely reprimanded by receiving a slap in the face, and is ejected from the store. He then in turn enters a manicuring parlor, telephone office, a lady barber shop, bar room and lunch room, and in each instance his fate is the same as that experienced in the dry goods store. However, he apparently refuses to be subdued, and we next find him occupying a box seat at a vaudeville show. A very attractive soubrette is doing a song and dance, and after starting a flirtation with her, he sends her a bouquet with his card, requesting that she meet him after the show. The actress, upon going to her dressing room, formulates a plan to have her colored maid keep the ... Written by
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This is the earliest film known to use the classic pie-in-the-face gag. See more