This is an extraordinary trove: the Film Daily scans at archive.org. The pdfs are huge, and filled with news of scant interest today - but the ads are often all we have left of the movies of the era. They're aimed at the distributors and producers, not the general public - but they're just as breathless. Except they don't promise thrils or romance as much as they shout that timeless inducement:
Nevertheless, we'll learn a few things, and meet some stars time has completely forgot. So far:
1924: A selection.
1926: A selection.
Mike: a 1927 Ad Campaign from start to finish.
1928: A selection. (22 pages)
Updated throughout 2012 as I chew through this vast collection.