Classic Examples of Hand-lettering in Movie Titles

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The Adventures of Tartu - Hand-lettering in Movie Titles

Classic Examples of Hand-lettering in Movie Titles


Tim Brown

Tim Brown is the owner of Hook Agency, and strategic marketer focused primarily on driving traffic and leads for small businesses and construction companies.

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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Tim Brown

Tim Brown is the owner of Hook Agency, and strategic marketer focused primarily on driving traffic and leads for small businesses and construction companies.

If you are interested in Hand-lettering, why not check out my FREE Crash Course?
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