The Film Daily 1929 Directors' Annual & Production Guide.
The Film Daily
4to. 216 pp. Decorated boards. Front cover detached, but present. With numerous advertisements and b&w photographs. Front endpapers with photos and desciptions of United Artists members, including Charlie Chaplin, D. W. Griffith, Dolores Del Rio, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Gloria Swanson, Howard Hughes, Samuel Goldwyn, Florenz Ziegfeld and Fanny Brice, among others. The book itself contains sections on the Ten Best Directors of 1928-1929, voted upon by 300+ critics from trade and fan papers across the U.S. There are also sections on director biographies, cameramen and their feature work, film editors, dialoguers, scenarists, current feature releases, original titles of picturized books and plays, as well as an article on Germany and caricatures by Al Hirshfeld. A rare and interesting guide to early Hollywood. With cover frayed and corned bumped. Some soiling to endpapers. Else, interior clean and in overall good condition.
Edition: Tenth edition
Book ID: 10369