Animation featuring Jerry the Troublesome Tyke - a cartoon dog. A U.I.C. production. C/U of the artist Sid Griffiths sitting at a desk with a small easel in front of him. He takes a cigarette out of a case and puts it into his mouth. He lights it then moves a newspaper away from the easel to reveal Jerry behind it. Jerry protests: "Half a minute, boss. I was reading the football news!" Sid shakes his head "No time for that now - we've got to WORK!" Jerry replies "I'd rather play football!" Sid draws Jerry a beach ball. Jerry attempts to kick it but falls over backwards instead. He looks stunned. A question mark appears above his head which turns into a ball then falls on Jerry's head. Sid then cuts around the football so that when Jerry kicks it, it moves. The ball bounces along and Jerry runs after it. The ball eventually crashes into the fence around a football stadium. It bounces off the fence and knocks Jerry over.
* (Shot missing here presumably as the next section doesn't make narrative sense). Jerry is seen high in the sky suspended by a balloon. A bird stands on top of the balloon pecking it. The balloon bursts and Jerry falls to the ground. A big pair of football boots come along and Jerry is kicked like a football. He flies towards a rugby goal post then bouncing on it, breaks it in half and falls to the ground. A man standing under it looks surprised and Jerry runs off. (This next section should presumably follow the asterisk above) Jerry looks at the ball outside the stadium. He can hear people inside shouting "Hooray! Goal!" He walks into the stadium. He seems to have got into a fight (the words BIFF, BANG emerge from the stadium). Jerry is thrown out. A sign is put outside the stadium "No Dogs". Jerry thinks, tapping his foot. He gets an idea. Next we see him hanging on to the balloon in the sky. The bird flies up and lands on the top of the balloon and begins pecking. Then we see Jerry sliding out of the stadium again (this is all out of order). "I'm outside all right - but I've no inside left!" he says. The End.
Paper records suggest that this was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 444.
Note: some shots are in the wrong order. Needs to be cut and reordered.