A tribute to Saul Bass’s film title sequences

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]