The Press: Life of a New Yorker

Nothing so intrigues a reader of London's illustrated press as a good, meaty article on the daily life of a cinema star, an Earl's daughter, an Indian Raja. On sale in the U. S. last week was the latest U. S. edition of London's Picture Post (dated a fortnight later than the British edition), containing an English journalist's solemn pictorial record of the life of an average New Yorker.

Picture Post's reporter was a pale, cadaverous Briton named Douglas MacDonald Hastings, who last spring spent two weeks in Manhattan with a cameraman. According to...

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