Mr. and Mrs. Hall neglect Bennie and Millie and. at times, are cruel. The children, being sensitive, notice the neglect and their hearts grow sore. Their nurse takes them to a theatrical performance. They become imbued with a desire to have a "show." They rig up a stage and theatrical paraphernalia in the barn and advertise by a rudely written placard that they are going to have a performance, admission two pins. They make the arrangements, unknown to their parents. On the day of the show Mr. and Mrs. Hall call on some acquaintances and make much of their children in contrast to their attitude at home. Mr. and Mrs. Hall arrive home and notice that their garments have been taken and start out to wreck summary punishment on their children. They go separately to the barn, notice the sign and then take positions on opposite sides of the barn and peep through cracks. The show opens. Millie and Bennie impersonate the action of their parents. The parents see the little crude stage pantomime ...
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