The Moving Picture Girls at Rocky Ranch
"I saw you taking notes of the action on that film!" cried James Walsh, the testing room expert.
"And I say you did not!" asserted Harry Wilson, the new player, hired a few days before as a "comic relief." The other members of the company knew very little of him, and he had attracted small attention until this episode. During a period when he was not engaged in one of the plays he had gone into the room, permission to enter which was not often granted, even to favored members of the Comet Film concern--at least until after the release of the film was decided.
"Don't let that man get way!" cried Mr. Pertell, sharply, as he saw Wilson edging toward the hallway. "Lock the doors and we'll search him!"
There was some confusion for a moment, but the doors were locked, and Pop Snooks seized the new actor.
And, while preparations are being made to search the man I will trespass on the time of my new rea