Randal, the manager of the motion picture theater, is enamored of the young woman in the ticket booth. But Oda, the daughter of the proprietor, takes exception to their conduct and complains to her father, Mr. Corus. Randal and his sweetheart become enemies of the young woman and this enmity is extended to Linek, the operator of the motion picture machine, who is in love with Oda. The latter is the pianist of the theater and during an intermission, Linek pays her a visit and leaves his booth unprotected. Shortly before his departure the proprietor has entrusted him with a valuable feature reel subject and warns him to be careful of it. During the absence of the operator, Randal enters the operating room and with a knife, slashes the film that had been entrusted to the care of the operator. Randal cuts himself accidentally and when the film is placed upon the screen the audience demands its money back on account of its mutilated condition. An investigation follows and both Linck and ...
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