DON’T MISS “SAUL BASS ON FILM” THIS WEEKEND 6/23-6/24 AT CINEFAMILY!

cool new book about Saul Bass came out recently!
Hear Elvis Mitchell’s interview with the author on The Treatment.

So I was poking around YouTube, watching amazing old animated title sequences by the legendary designer Saul Bass.  Man he’s amazing.  Don’t know him?  Well, you certainly know his much-copied style.

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What I wasn’t aware of was that Bass also directed some iconic live-action title sequences…my favorite:

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Here are some links to a few of my other favorite Bass title sequences.  Enjoy!

Animated:
Anatomy of a Murder
Around the World in 80 Days (he used the flipping cards again for Oceans 11)
Such Good Friends

Live:
The Victors
Grand Prix
That’s Entertainment, Part II (an homage to movie title sequences!)

Check out the MovieTitles channel on YouTube for a really great compilation of title sequences.  Search “Bass” for links to 25 Saul Bass pieces! And click here to a fascinating look at original Bass movie posters and their not as interesting updates!

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