My, my, but Sue Simpkins is some elocutionist. With longing aspirations to the stage, she pays a visit to the newly-opened motion picture show and her ambition takes a new turn, and she takes up a course with a correspondence school. "How to become a moving picture actress." After completing her course, she applies at the "Motograph Motion Picture Company" for a position as a leading lady. She is given a "try-out" and the manager tells her she would make a splendid comedian in farce comedy, but she insists that she is a past master in the dramatic art and prefers something more emotional. She is given the part of a deserted wife in a very touching drama. She gives full sway to her angular and loose-jointed anatomy, going through the part with so much action and enthusiasm, the director cannot control her. Later, she goes to see "The Deserted Wife" exhibited in a moving picture theater. She takes a seat among the audience and awaits its showing. At last she appears on the scene. ...
Moving Picture World synopsis