Tess and Jerry contract the movie fever, and decide to enter the profession. Tess' parents object and lock her up in her room. Tess communicates with Jerry, and the latter aids her escape. ... See full summary »

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Tess and Jerry contract the movie fever, and decide to enter the profession. Tess' parents object and lock her up in her room. Tess communicates with Jerry, and the latter aids her escape. Jerry secures a rope and attaches one end to a stone which he throws into Tess' room. Just then the butler enters the room with her midday meal on a tray, when the stone hits him on the head and he falls senseless to the floor. Jerry climbs up into the room, and, assisted by Tess, they put the butler to bed, and put a woman's wig on his head to represent Tess. Both then escape by way of the window, and delightedly proceed to the studio where they offer their services. Jerry gets in wrong right away with Hank, the janitor of the building, and the manager, so he is not admitted to the office. The manager, however, is very much taken up with Tess, and leads her into his private office for a conference. While Jerry is peeking through the key hole, Hank comes along and joins him, a mixup follows, and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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22 September 1916 (USA)  »

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