Two college boys, from a very respectful distance, worship the great hero of the football field, Jarvis by name. At the beginning of the picture we see them negotiating for and achieving an introduction to him. After college days are over they become assistant shipping clerks in a big establishment. On one of the pillars of their workroom is pinned a big newspaper picture of their hero in full football regalia. Whenever they pass it they stand in salute before it. One day a great event happens: at a cheap table d'hote dinner their hero makes his appearance and with much trepidation they finally decide to go over and claim acquaintanceship with him. Instead of a haughty repulse which they might have expected, he invites them to sit down at his little table and have their dinner together. It is a great honor and a great event for the boys. And then we become cognizant of the fact that, as a young lawyer, the football hero is not a success. Things go from bad to worse with him until he ...
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