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A tribute to Saul Bass's film title sequences

Posted on December 9, 2011 | Post a comment | Bookmark and Share

Saul Bass was, of course, one of the best graphic designers of the 20th century. To celebrate the release of the book Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design, here's a brief video guide to some of his most celebrated work.

If you look carefully, you can see clips from the following films' title sequences:

  • Carmen Jones (1954)
  • The Big Knife (1955)
  • The Seven Year Itch (1955)
  • The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)
  • Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)
  • Vertigo (1958)
  • Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
  • North by Northwest (1959)
  • Spartacus (1960)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • Ocean’s Eleven (1960)
  • West Side Story (1961)
  • Walk on the Wild Side (1962)
  • Nine Hours to Rama (1963)
  • It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)
  • Bunny Lake is Missing (1965)
  • Seconds (1966)
  • Not with My Wife, You Don't! (1966)
  • Grand Prix (1966)
  • That’s Entertainment, Part II (1976)
  • The War of the Roses (1989)
  • Goodfellas (1990)
  • Cape Fear (1991)
  • The Age of Innocence (1993)
  • Casino (1995)

[via @stuartdouglas]

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  • May 8, 2013: Today's Google Doodle honours Saul Bass on his 93rd birthday
    Google in the style of Saul Bass's film title sequences

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