The End

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By: Steven Heller | October 6, 2009

A place in the sun movie title screen

Look what I found!! Vintage movie title cards were not viewed as significant graphic design when they were created in the ’30s, ’40s, and ’50s. To look at them now, some are masterpieces of hand-lettering.

What’s still fairly ignored is the end title card. I recently stumbled upon a website by the Movie Title Stills Collection that offers a wealth of exemplary titles but also The Ends. Here are some goodies from 1950 to 1954 (mouse over the first image to see the second).

Do you know of any more movie-title web troves? Any favorite title sequences from old films?

Born yesterday movie title screenshot
The asphalt jungle movie title screenshot
People will talk movie title screen
Father of the bride movie title screenshot
Night and the city movie title screenshot
In a lonely place movie title screenshot
The day the earth stood still movie title screen