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March 30, 2011

"art of the title" :: silver screen titles through the ages

timeline of title fonts + cinematic nostalgia? yes please :: click below to watch ::


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oh my god, what fun!!!! thanks for this.

Posted by: rumigirl at March 31, 2011 11:06 AM

p.s. i've never seen Six Feet Under, because i was too cheap to get HBO and always forget to pursue beautiful 'expired' things via less expensive means (hulu, etc.)... anyway, i was mesmerized by the shot of the corpse-like hands coming apart in the "art of the title" video and tracked down the image through the Frances Conroy text on the image, and found this "behind the scenes" piece on HBO about the making of the trailer for the show. The story behind the making of the trailer is verrrrry interesting (but I can't figure out how to slow down the text to read it all! day-um! takes multiple showing to read it!): http://www.hbo.com/#/six-feet-under/inside/behind-the-scenes/slideshow/opening-title-sequence.html/eNrjcmbO0CzLTEnNd8xLzKksyUx2zs8rSa0oUc-PSYEJBSSmp-ol5qYyFzLnszECoXRiaUl+QU5ipW1JUWkqJyMjAG2-Fzg=

Posted by: rumigirl at March 31, 2011 11:44 AM

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