Florence Davis comes to New York to prepare for rehearsals for the leading part in "An Old Lady of Twenty." She rents an apartment in a studio building. In the adjoining apartment, Mr. Robert Armitage, a young artist, is hanging on the wall some of his latest efforts. He pounds a nail through the wall and on the other side a shower of plaster falls upon Flo. She screams in terror, and Armitage realizes what has happened. He proceeds to make apology, and, after doing so, exclaims, what a '*dear old lady." Flo, who has reached the mature age of twenty, conceals her amusement at the effect of her successful makeup. Armitage begs that she allow him to make a sketch of her in her quaint costume and she consents. The time has come when Flo wishes to see what effect her appearance, in proper person, will have upon the young artist. She sends him a note by the landlady to the effect that her daughter is coming to town, and as she has an important engagement, she would like him to take care of...
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