The Title Design of Saul Bass ( A Visual History Lesson )

To celebrate the release of the must-have book Saul Bass: A Life In Film & Design by Jennifer Bass (Saul Bass' daughter) and Pat Kirkham, Ian Albinson put together a brief visual history of some of Saul Bass' most celebrated work. It is a great compilation of some amazing work and book teaser of sorts. 

Full film listing:

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)

If you enjoyed this, you'll also like Albinson's A Brief History of Title Design

 

 

Antonio Ortiz

Antonio Ortiz has always been an autodidact with an eclectic array of interests. Fascinated with technology, advertising and culture he has forged a career that combines them all. In 1991 Antonio developed one of the very first websites to market the arts. It was text based, only available to computer scientists, and increased attendance to the Rutgers Arts Center where he had truly begun his professional career. Since then Antonio has been an early adopter and innovator merging technology and marketing with his passion for art, culture and entertainment. For a more in-depth look at those passions, visit SmarterCreativity.com.

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