Billy, arriving in the morning at the studio, greets Mr. Thornby, his director. Going to his dressing room, he gets ready and walks around kidding with the other boys. Ford Sterling arriving, greets Billy, who follows Sterling to his dressing room, peppering him with questions. Sterling asks him to vacate. Billy being a gentleman, does so. Deciding to visit some old friends, he parades over to the Universal studio; meeting them, he has a good time and goes home. Seeing the new cameraman putting candy in his plate case, Billy watches him and backs into a scene directed by Ford Sterling, spoiling several feet of film. Owing to Billy's wonderful smile, Mr. Sterling forgives. Billy going over to the case when the cameraman is not looking, opens it. Observing the cameraman turning, he quickly shuts it. In opening it to get a plate, the cameraman discovers the plate is spoiled. Taking the case, he goes to the vault to get a new supply, Billy following him. When the cameraman comes out of ...
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