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Classic Examples of Hand-lettering in Movie Titles

1. Harold Adler’s – Finian’s Rainbow 2. Bend of the River    3.  Broken Arrow 4. Clockwork Orange 5. Houdini in Terror Island 6. Tyron Power in Son of Fury (Might be…

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1. Harold Adler’s – Finian’s Rainbow

Classic examples of Hand-lettering in Movie Titles

2. Bend of the River Handlettering in Movie Titles - Classic, Bend of the River

 

3.  Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow, Hand-lettering in Movie Titles - Classic

4. Clockwork Orange
Clockwork Orange - Handlettering in Movie Titles

5. Houdini in Terror Island

Houdini in Terror Island - Handlettering in Movie Titles

6. Tyron Power in Son of Fury (Might be more of a modified typeface, but it’s a beautiful thick serif.)Tyron Power in Son of Fury

7. The Adventures of Tartu

The Adventures of Tartu - Hand-lettering in Movie Titles

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9. Hitchcock’s Anatomy of a Murder (by the brilliant Saul Bass)

Saul Bass - Handlettered movie titles/ poster

 

And a couple happy endings for good measure – (These are gorgeous)

9.  Love Happy – The EndLove Happy - Movie Titles - The End

10.  Citizen Kane – The End

Citizen Kane - Movie Title - The End

 

You can also download the font Hitchcock Type ( a bit of a schticky font, but decent nonetheless) from Typographia.org

Other resources for Hand-lettered Movie Titles:

1. Hand lettering by German poster designer Hans Otto Wendt

2. The Movie Stills Collection

3. Shill Pages, Classic Movie Titles Collection

 

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