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Making titles in the old days


Daniel D. Teoli Jr.

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The amateurs' used these type of title makers. 

How did the old time Hollywood productions make their titles?

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Letters were made out of plaster and had pins embedded in the back.

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They came with a backer board for holding the title design.

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They came with a wooden rule to keep the design straight.

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They even made pocket size titlers. All the letters and numbers revolved on a wheel.

 

Photos: eBay 

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Edited by Daniel D. Teoli Jr.
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