The 30-Minute E

The lush days of "E" presentations are over. For many months war production had been stopped for as much as five hours while star-spangled speakers droned on, workers sang and danced around mountains of food and drink. The new regulations, agreed upon by Army & Navy: a 30-minute limit for the whole program; a two-minute limit for all orators except the presentation speaker, who may take up to eight; no more than six officers on the platform; no community singing, dancing or drinking. Last week J. A. Maurer, Inc., New York manufacturers of motion-picture equipment, put on the first...

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