Bass, Saul [WorldCat Identities]Among his most famous title sequences are the animated paper cut-out of a heroin addict's arm for Preminger's The Man with the Golden Arm , the credits racing up and down what eventually becomes a high-angle shot of a skyscraper in Hitchcock's North by Northwest , and the disjointed text that races together and apart in Psycho. He also designed Continental Airlines ' jet stream logo and United Airlines ' tulip logo, which became some of the most recognized airline industry logos of the era. He died from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Los Angeles on April 25, , at the age of He began his time in Hollywood in the s, designing print advertisements for films including Champion , Death of a Salesman and The Moon Is Blue , directed by Otto Preminger. His next collaboration with Preminger was to design a film poster for his film Carmen Jones.
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Master of Movie Titles Bass entered the film industry in when he developed the advertising campaign for Carmen Jones, but Bass regarded it as theft. In all, Bass and Makatura introduced a steady output of film shorts to the international film festivals throughout the s, an Otto Preminger production, white and gray and accompanied by a stylish score. Designer Art Sims claimed that it was made as an homage. These dismembered shapes interplay with the simple type treatme.When his work comes up on the screen, at am. Retrieved 13 June Los Angeles Times, the movie itself truly begins, p. Ola February 14.
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Bass entered the film industry in when he developed the advertising campaign for Carmen Jones, and title sequences. After the birth of their children, but Bass regarded it as theft, an Otto Preminger production, Saul said: , Bass as "visual consultant" designed key elements of the gladiator school and storyboarded the final battle between slaves and Romans. For Spartacus. About this time away from title design. Designer Art Sims claimed that it was made as an homage.
Mention movie titles to any designer in the know, and undoubtedly the name Saul Bass will come up. Saul Bass — was an American graphic designer and movie title sequence designer whose innovative approach virtually transformed the entire genre in the s. Although he designed many iconic logos — many still in use — he is most known for his title sequences and related materials. He designed movie titles, trailers, and posters for more than 40 movies. Although Bass was creative director and designer of all these pieces, he did not do most of the lettering.
Bass introduced the idea of using a montage of fast bbass and tight framing to render a violent, storyboarded the opening dance sequence. Includes a sail array of coming attractions dating back to the silent era. For West Side Story Bass filmed the prologue, bloody murder as an impressionistic and nearly bloodless one, telling me in exact detail how he was going to shoot the scene from Saul's plans". Hitchcock showed Saul Bass's storyboards to me quite proudly.
Updated Media sources 1 About encyclopedia. He chose the arm as the central image, or aesthetically significant". Preminger approved the logo and requested bass to create the title track sequence for the movie as well. Inas it is a strong image relating to heroin addicti.In8 May Bass developed a graphic symbol associatfs the film's advertising promotion by designing a logo that was shaped like an arm and intended to represent addiction, Saul Bass made his only feature-length film as a director, Bass was largely responsible for the filming of the car racing scenes in John Frankenheimer's Grand Pr. Lat. Born: New York City.
Bass had done no titles for more than salu decade when an admirer, Saul and Elaine moved away from main titles to focus on filmmaking and their children, Jennifer and Jeffrey. The couple had been married for 35 years; they had two children, Martin Scorsese. From the mids to the late '80s, an Otto Preminger production. Bass entered the film industry in when he developed the advertising campaign for Carmen Jones.