Slapstick silent comedy set in a bakery, features some very good stunts and animal training. From the 1920's. n bakery: arms of man make very tall stack of white bags. Man picks them up and staggers through shop. Other man appears through trap door. Larry Semon, carrying bags falls through into bakery. Larry sits up dazed. Bakers rush to pick him up. Upstairs, woman customer argues with male shop assistant. Boss (played by Oliver Hardy, then known as Babe Hardy) throws man away and bows humbly. Larry climbs ladder out of bakery, boss slams trap door on Larry who falls down ladder onto bakers. Larry runs up ladder, pushes trap door open which hits boss and he runs away. Boss hits shop assistant and chases him. Boss pushes other shop assistant away from counter. Takes money from lady. Rings up "No Sale" on till and puts coin in pocket. Rubs his hands. Larry with lady customer, other shop man with other lady, both pairs stand on either side of large revolving cake display. Each man spins it to his advantage just as other is about to take something. Larry shows cake to lady, man snatches it off him. Man puts it back on shelf. Lady tells Larry off and wags her finger. Man gives lady big cake and leans on stand. Larry spins it, man falls over. Jumps in air angrily. Spins it back and sign hits Larry on head. Larry spins stand and sign hits man on head. Two men argue. Boss appears and hits man with leaves. Boss deals with lady. Larry spins case and sign hits boss. Boss spins stand, Larry ducks and sign does complete circle and hits boss. Larry realises who it is and boss chases Larry round stand. Larry jumps on case, but Boss catches him. He is about to hit Larry when sign hits him and knocks him over. Larry jumps over stack of bags on counter. Boss stacks up wheeled cart with big cases. Shop assistant does same with another cart. Outside, car pulls up, owner in top hat and his daughter and other man get out. Owner of bakery greets next-door shop keeper and his wife. Introduces everyone. Man with barrel organ, portable on stick and with monkey appears. Monkey claps and does somersault. Girl gets money off laughing father and gives it to monkey.
In shop, lady asks Larry for something on top shelf. Larry climbs ladder. She points. She takes her cape off and slings it over loaves on counter. She sits down. Close up white mouse emerging from inside loaf of bread. Eats crumbs. Black cat walks along counter to mouse. Mouse jumps off, so does cat. They land on shelves. Larry gets bottle down for lady. She points to top shelf. Larry climbs ladder. Mouse goes up his sleeve. It tickles. It gets into his trousers. Ladder leans away from wall with Larry at top kicking his legs. Mouse falls out of Larry's trousers onto lady's back. Climbs into her dress. She screams and tries to get mouse out. Larry cuts a piece of cheese and tells woman to be quiet. He runs a trail of cheese scent up her back, rests the cheese on back of her bent over head and prepares to hit mouse with sack of flour. Mouse appears, Larry hits woman as mouse jumps off. She is covered in flour, and is very angry. Cat jumps in barrel of flour and comes out white with black eyes. Lady complains to boss. Larry moves cart from where it is being stacked, man falls to ground. Larry shunts other cart, boxes fall off onto boss. Boss kicks trolley cart back, Larry jumps out of way, Shop assistant picked up and dumped out of window into water butt full of water which collapses. Boss calms lady, shows her small sack. Wet man jumps in air angry and climbs through window.