Radio & TV: The Busy Air

¶ In Chicago, "Elmer the Elephant," the ear-flapping cloth hero of a local NBC-TV show, calmly went on advising kiddies to brush their tusks every day while a pair of A.F.L. unions battled over his insides. One union claims that the undercover man manipulating Elmer's trunk with his arm is an artist; the other insists he is merely a stagehand handling a prop. The National Labor Relations Board is now trying to decide whether NBC has violated a labor practice law by giving the job to a performer instead of a stagehand.

¶In Los Angeles, moon-faced Al Jarvis, 44,...

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