Inter Regional Quiz (1957)

Concept and creative process

The 1955 release of the Otto Preminger film ‘The Man with the Golden Arm’ with titles by the American designer Saul Bass had a big influence on the cohort of television designers emerging at that time. This sequence used a similar idea of white lines on a black background to create an interesting way of displaying the typography. Very low budget, simple hand animation of paper strips in a sequence of jump cuts filmed directly under the rostrum camera.

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