The Moving Picture Girls Under the Palms
Frank Pertell was the manager and chief owner of the film company. He had a large studio in New York, where all indoor scenes of the plays were enacted, and where the films were made for rental to the various chains of moving picture theaters throughout the country.
He engaged many actors and actresses, but only the principal ones with whom the stories are concerned will be recounted.
Wellington Bunn and Pepper Sneed were the ones who made the most trouble for the manager. Mr. Bunn was an former Shakespearean actor. With his tall hat and frock coat--which costume he was seldom without--Mr. Bunn was a typical tragedian of the old school.
Mr. Sneed was different. He had no particular ambition toward stardom, but he disliked hard work, and he was rather superstitious. Then, too, he was always looking for trouble and often finding it. I