For Sale is a Full Page removed from "The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News, October 12th, 1912," showing the Following Photographs for "The Little Cafe," by Tristan Bernard, at the Playhouse.
a & b- Albert (Mr. Cyril Maude), the waiter at the Little Cafe, coming up the trapdoor from the cellar. He is merrily intoxicated, and hence is soon induced to sign the document shown in the next picture. This is a contract which binds him to stay for twenty years at the Little Cafe, or to pay his master 200,000 francs if he leaves. His employer has heard that he has inherited a fortune, and hopes to secure part of it by this trick. c- Albert, now rich, refuses to leave his cafe at such a cost, and so remains a waiter by day and becomes a bon viveur by night. He is shown supping at a fashionable restaurant with some new friends, while a musical Sicilian lady on the right, who claims to be his fiancee, watches him suspiciously, as she believes him to be only engaged here as a waiter, and cannot understand the amorous conduct of the lady customer who is embracing "her Albert." d- How Albert, in his waiter capacity, shares pot-luck with his customers in a sort of modern screen scene. e- The Sicilian lady (Miss Maidie Hope), when about to stab her rival for Albert's attentions (Miss Madeline Seymour), screams so loudly that she awakes a sleeping customer, in whom she recognises her husband. She then leaves ina hurry, leaving the field clear- f- For Albert's engagement to hos master's long loved daughter, Yvonne (Miss Vera Coburn).