|Goliath, the stage hand, and his assistant, David.|
|Charlie manages to carry a dozen chairs and a piano at once.|
“Stage hands lunch hour.” Charlie uses bellows to shield himself from Albert Austin’s smelly onions.
|Charlie discovers the new stage hand is really a girl (Edna).|
|He promises to keep her secret.|
|When Eric sees Charlie kissing the new stage hand, he makes fun
of him by doing an effeminate dance. These blatant references to homosexuality were very
risqué at the time.
|“The comedy department rehearses a new idea”–a pie fight.|
|After a fight with Charlie, Eric falls into the trap door that has been rigged with explosives
by the striking stage hands.
|Charlie and Edna congratulate each other on their escape.|