Taking Credit: Film title sequences, 1955-1965 / 10 Bibliography

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ALBRECHT, Donald, ‘The I.S. Goes Hollywood’, Skyline, February 1982, p.30

ALGREN, Nelson, The Man With The Golden Arm, Doubleday & Co Inc, New York, 1987

ANOBILE, Richard (ed.), Stagecoach, Avon Books, New York, 1975

ANOBILE, Richard (ed.), Casablanca, Darian House, New York, 1978

BAZELON, Irwin, Knowing the Score: Notes on Film Music, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York, 1975

BIGHAM, Julia, The Design and Art Directors Association in the 1960s: A Reflection of Changing Approaches in Graphic Design and Advertising, unpublished MA Thesis, RCA, London, 1989

BLUEM, William & SQUIRES, Jason (eds.), The Movie Business, Hastings House, New York, 1972

BROWNJOHN, Robert, ‘Street Level’, Typographica, May 1963, p.49

BROWNJOHN, Robert, ‘Sex and Typography’, Typographica, May 1963, p.57

BURGIN, Victor (ed.), Formations of Fantasy, Methuen, London, 1986

BUSCOMBE, Edward (ed.), The Western, Andre Deustch, Great Britain, 1988

CAMERON, Ian, & SHIVAS, Mark, ‘What’s New Pussycat?, Movie, No. 14, Autumn 1965, p.12

CARRINGER, Robert L.,The Making of Citizen Kane, John Murray, Great Britain, 1985

CASPAR, Joseph Andrew, Stanley Donen, The Scarecrow Press Inc, London, 1983

CAUGHIE, John (ed.), Theories of Auteurship, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, London, 1981

CHIPP, Herschel B., Picasso’s Guernica, Thames & Hudson, London, 1989

CIMENT, Michael, Kubrick, Collins, Great Britain, 1983

CONTAINER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Modern Art in Advertising, Paul Theobald, Chicago, 1946

COOK, Pam, The Cinema Book, British Film Institute, London, 1985

CRANE, Diana, The Transformation of the American Avant garde: the New York Art World 1940-1983, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1987

CROOK, Geoffrey, The Changing Image: television graphics from caption card to computer, Robots Press, London, 1986

DAVIES, Philip & NEVE, Brian eds., Cinema, Politics and Society in America, Manchester University Press, Great Britain, 1981

DOBROW, Larry, When Advertising Tried Harder, The Friendly Press, New York, 1984

DOUGLAS, Kirk, The Rag Man’s Son, Simon & Schuster, GB, 1988

ELLEY, David, The Epic Film, Routledge & Kegan Paul plc, London, 1984

FAST, Howard, Spartacus, Bodley Head, London, 1952

FINLER, Joel, All Time Box Office Hits, Columbus Books, London, 1985

FINLER, Joel, The Hollywood Story, Octopus Books, London, 1988

FLEMING, Ian, From Russia With Love, Jonathan Cape, 1957

GILLETT, John, ‘The State of the Studios’, Sight and Sound, Spring 1954

GLASER, Milton, Milton Glaser: Graphic Design, Penguin, London, 1983

GREENBERG, Clement, Art and Culture, Beacon Press, New York 1961

GUILBAUT, Serge, How New York Stole the Idea of Modern Art, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1983

HALAS, John, Graphics in Motion, Novum Press, Munich, 1981

HEWISON, Robert, Too Much: Art and Society in the Sixties, 1960-75, Methuen, London 1986

HOMANS, Katie, Robert Brownjohn: Conceptual Design, unpublished M.A. Thesis, Yale University, New Haven, 1982

HOUSTON, Penelope, & GILLETT, John, ‘Blockbusterisation’, Sight and Sound, Spring 1963, p.68

KAEL, Pauline, I Lost At The Movies, Cape, London, 1966

KAEL, Pauline, Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang, Cape, London, 1970

KAPSIS, Robert E, Hitchcock, The Making of a Reputation, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1992

KEPES, Gyorgy, The Language of Vision, Paul Theobald & Co. Chicago, 1944

Key Profiles: Richard Williams, Key Press, London 1972

KUENZLI, Rudolf ed., Dada and Surrealist Film, Willis, Locker & Owens, New York, 1987

LE GRICE, Malcolm, Abstract Film and Beyond, Studio Vista, London, 1977

LIVINGSTON, Alan & Isabella, Graphic Design and Designers, Thames & Hudson, London, 1992

LONG BEACH MUSEUM OF ART, Art in Film, exhibition catalogue, Long Beach, 1957

MARCHAND, Roland, Advertising the American Dream, University of California Press, Berkeley, 1986


MARQUIS, Alice Goldfarb, Alfred H Barr Jr, Missionary for the Modern, Contemporary Books, Chicago 1989

MEGGS, Philip B., The History of Graphic Design, Allen Lane, Great Britain, 1983

MERRITT, Douglas, Television Graphics, Trefoil Publications, London, 1987

NEALE, Stephen, Cinema and Technology, Macmillan, London, 1985

OPPLER, Ellen C (ed.), Picasso’s Guernica, Norton, New York, 1988

PALMER, Christopher, The Composer in Hollywood, Marion Boyars, New York, 1990

PEARLMAN, Chee, ‘Roll Call’, International Design, March/April 1990, p.38

PERKINS, Victor F, Film as Film, Pelican, London, 1972

PREMINGER, Otto, An Autobiography, Doubleday, New York, 1977

REBELLO, Stephen, Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, Dembner Books, New York, 1990

RHODE, Eric, The History of the Cinema: from its origins to 1970, Penguin Books, Great Britain, 1976

REMINGTON, Roger R. & HODIK, Barbara J., Nine Pioneers in American Graphic Design, MIT, Cambridge, 1989

SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART, Art in Cinema, exhibition catalogue, San Francisco, 1947

SARRIS, Andrew (ed.), Hollywood Voices, Secker and Warburg, London, 1971

SCHATZ, Thomas, The Genius of the System: Hollywood Film Making in the Studio Era, Pantheon, New York, 1988

SHONE, Tom, ‘Its Time To Junk Bond’, The Sunday Times, 27 October 1992, p.24

SLOAN ALLEN, James, The Romance of Commerce and Culture, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1983

SONTAG Susan, Against Interpretation, Andre Deutsch, Great Britain, 1987

STEPHENSON, Ralph & PHELPS, Guy, The Cinema as Art, Penguin Books, London 1989

TRUFFAUT, Francois, Hitchcock, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1984

TUDOR, Andrew, Theories of Film, Secker and Warburg, London 1974

ULRICH, Allen, The Art of Film Music, Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland 1976

WALKER, Alexander, Hollywood, England, Michael Joseph Ltd Great Britain, 1974

WALKER ART CENTER, Graphic Design in America, Harry N Abrams Inc, New York, 1989

WEAVER, Mike, ‘The Concrete Art of Oskar Fischinger’, Art and Artists, May 1969

WEES, William C., Light Moving in Time: Studies in the Visual Aesthetics of Avant Garde Film, University of California Press, Berkeley, 1992

WHITLEY, Nigel, Pop Design: Modernism to Mod, The Design Council, Great Britain, 1987

WILLIAMS, Richard, ‘Animation and The Little Island’, Sight and Sound, Autumn 1958, p.309

WOOD, Robin, Hitchcock’s Films Revisited, Faber & Faber, London, 1989

ZADOR, Leslie, Alex North, British Film Institute Pamphlet


Barbarella, Marianne Productions, France, 1967

Bass On Titles, Pyramid Films, U.S., 1982

Ben Hur, M.G.M., U.S., 1959

The Big Country, Worldwide Productions, U.S., 1958


The Blood of the Poet, Vicomte de Noailles, France, 1930

Blow Up, Bridge Films, G.B., 1966

Bonnie and Clyde, Tatira Productions, U.S., 1967

Carmen Jones, Carlyle Productions, U.S., 1954

Charade, Stanley Donen Productions, U.S., 1963

The Charge of the Light Brigade, Woodfall Films, G.B., 1968

Citizen Kane, Mercury Productions, U.S., 1941

Dr No, Eon Productions, G.B., 1962

Easy Rider, Pando Company, U.S., 1969

From Russia With Love, Eon Productions, G.B.,1963

Goldfinger, Eon Productions, G.B., 1965

Grand Prix, Joel Productions, U.S., 1966

License To Kill, Eon Productions, G.B., 1989

The Man With The Golden Arm, Carlyle Productions, U.S., 1955

Psycho, Shamley Productions, U.S., 1960

The Seven Year Itch, Twentieth Century Fox, U.S.,1955

Something Wild, Orion Pictures, U.S., 1986

A Star Is Born, Transcona Enterprises, U.S., 1954

Studies, Oskar Fischinger, Germany, 1922-32

Superman, Alexander Salkind, G.B., 1978

Thunderball, Eon Productions, G.B., 1966

2001: A Space Odyssey, M.G.M./Kubrick, G.B., 1968

Vertigo, Paramount Pictures, 1958

Walk On The Wild Side, Famous Artists Productions, U.S., 1961

What’s New Pussycat?, Famous Artists Productions, U.S., 1965

Who Knows Saul Bass?, Karl Schmidt, Germany, 1992

Archival Sources:

Anatomy of a Murder, press book, British Film Institute

Bonjour Tristesse, press book, British Film Institute

Exodus, press book, British Film Institute

Goldfinger, press book, British Film Institute

Museum of Modern Art, Film Library Report, 1956

Spartacus Archive, The State Historical Society of Wisconsin

Spartacus, press book, British Film Institute

Spartacus: The Portrait of the Production, United Artists, California, 1960

Vertigo, press book, British Film Institute

What’s New Pussycat, press book, British Film Institute


Graphis, Volume IX, 1953 – Volume XXI, 1965

Print, Volume VIII, 1953 – Volume XVII, 1963

Typographica, Number 1, 1960 – Number 12, 1965

Letters and Interviews:

Saul Bass, Bass/Yager Associates, Beverley Hills, 14 July 1992

Trevor Bond, by letter, 22 February 1993

Bob Brooks, BSCS, Paddington, 13 Janaury 1993

Sydney Cain, Pinewood, 14 November 1992

David Cammell, South Kensington, 16 December 1992

Alan Fletcher, Pentagram Offices, Notting Hill, 26 November 1992

Christopher Frayling, Design and the Dream Factory in Britain, R.C.A. lecture, 10 February 1993

Bernard Lodge, Surbiton, 25 November 1992

Richard Williams, by letter, 23 February 1993