Fred is anxious to become a film actor and after screwing up his courage he makes application to one of the producers of the Great Northern Film Co. After being told to return on the following day, Fred decides to perfect himself in his chosen art and demonstrates to his sweetheart that he possesses all the necessary requirements to become famous on the screen. When he returns to the studio he is assigned to a small part, but he manages to make such a muddle of everything he undertakes that he is ordered to leave the plant. The producer is in high rage because Fred has spoiled the filming of three pictures, but this does not worry the would-be actor. He finds his way into several dressing rooms and donning a soldier's uniform fights a duel with a marble bust. Finally being unable to get rid of the ambitious young man, the producer agrees to engage him providing he lives up to the requirements of the company. These "requirements" include a fall from a balloon, drinking a pint of ...
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