[Los Angeles and New York?]: The Film Daily, 1934. First edition of this annual publication. 8vo, original gilt cloth spine, coated paper pictorial boards, 368 pages on coated paper. Extensively illustrated. Fragile boards rubbed and somewhat discolored; faint slim damp-stain to the lower edge and fore-edge of the text block; in good to very good condition. Item #18085
The annual trade guide to motion picture professionals, with numerous ads and directories for production and talent, all done with an Art Deco flair throughout. Includes a detailed overview of Hollywood’s new compliance with the New Deal NRA, as well as a summary of production under the original version of the Hays Code—which would undergo a major overhaul in 1934.