Definition of Long-play
1. Adjective. (used of records) playing at a slower speed and for a longer time than earlier records.
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Literary usage of Long-play
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Speaker (1913)
"manded the long play, even though it has been compelled to sit through a play ... The leading characters in a long play must attend every rehearsal, ..."
2. The Photodrama: The Philosophy of Its Principles, the Nature of Its Plot by Henry Albert Phillips, James Stuart Blackton (1914)
"The Long Play is not a Short Play amplified—as we so often see them padded. ... Each part (or reel) of the Long Play, like each chapter of the Novel, ..."
3. Representative One-act Plays by British and Irish Authorsby Clark, Barrett Harper, 1890- by Clark, Barrett Harper, 1890- (1921)
"Eugene O'Neill can scarcely be said to have "arrived" until his first long play, "Beyond the Horizon", reached Broadway; this in spite of his previous ..."
4. Mr. George Jean Nathan Presents by George Jean Nathan (1917)
"... such a one- act play is designed with what would seem to be a deliberate purposefulness to be three times as tiresome as the long play which follows ..."