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Saul Bass







MOVIES 1954 - 1959
The movies are listed in chronological order with director and year of production.
If nothing further is mentioned, Saul Bass made titles only—as far as I know now.
For those he did not make titles for, look at his posters. There are more than you may think.
At page bottom is an alphabetical list.
Title illustrations are linked to title frames, record sleeves, and book covers.
Titles are linked to video stores and descriptions.

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CARMEN JONES
Otto Preminger, 1954


THE SHRIKE
José Ferrer, 1955

THE BIG KNIFE
Robert Aldrich, 1955
The big knife


ANATOMY OF A MURDER
Otto Preminger, 1955
AnatomyofaMurder

THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH
Billy Wilder, 1955
7_year_itch

THE RACERS
Henry Hathaway, 1955
the Racers
uncredited


THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM
Otto Preminger, 1955


STORM CENTER

Daniel Taradash, 1956

A MAN IS TEN FEET TALL
Martin Ritt, 1956
aka THE EDGE OF THE CITY

TRAPEZE
Carol Reed, 1956
uncredited

JOHNNY CONCHO
Don McGuire, 1956
johnny Concho

ATTACK!
Robert Aldrich, 1956
aka Such Men Are Dangerous
Attack!

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
director Michael Anderson
producer Michael Todd, 1956

AroundtheWorldin80 Days

THE PRIDE AND THE PASSION
Stanley Kramer, 1957
The Pride and the Passion

SAINT JOAN
Otto Preminger, 1957


THE YOUNG STRANGER
John Frankenheimer, 1957
The Young Stranger

SILK STOCKINGS
Robert Mamoulian, 1957
Silk Stockings

LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON
Love in the Afternoon

Billy Wilder, 1957

THE BIG COUNTRY
William Wyler, 1958


BONJOUR TRISTESSE
Otto Preminger, 1958
Bonjour Tristesse

VERTIGO
Alfred Hitchcock, 1958



COWBOY
Delmer Daves, 1958


SEVEN THIEVES
Henry Hathaway, 1959
Seven Thieves
uncredited


COMPULSION
Richard Fleischer, 1959
Compulsion
uncredited - [not sure about this one]


SOME LIKE IT HOT
Billy Wilder, 1959

uncredited


NORTH BY NORTHWEST
Alfred Hitchcock, 1959



1960 - 1969
1970 - 1979
1980 - 1989
1990 and later

Listing by Movie Title
84C MoPic, 1989 (aka 84 Charlie Mopic)
Advise and Consent, 1962
The Age of Innocence, 1993
Alien, 1979
Anatomy of a Murder, 1955
Apples and Oranges, 1962
Around the World in 80 Days, 1956
Batman, 1966, 1989 (???)
Attack!, 1956
Bass on Titles, 1977
Big, 1988
The Big Country, 1958
The Big Knife, 1955
Birdman of Alcatraz, 1962
Bonjour Tristesse, 1958
Broadcast News, 1987
Brothers, 1977
Bunny Lake is Missing, 1965
Cape Fear, 1991
The Cardinal, 1959
Carmen Jones, 1954
Casino, 1995
[Compulsion, 1959]
Cowboy, 1958
[Crack in the Mirror, 1960]
The Dick van Dyke Show, 1961-1966
Doc Hollywood, 1991
The Double McGuffin, 1979
Dun-Huang/The Silk Road, 1990
Edge of the City, 1956
Exodus, 1960
The Facts of Life, 1960
The Fixer, 1968
Flashing Spikes, 1962
From Here to There, 1964
The Fortune Cookie
GoodFellas, 1990
Grand Prix, 1966
Higher Learning, 1995
History of Adventure, 1964
The Human Factor, 1979
Hurry Sundown, 1967
In Harm's Way, 1964
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, 1963
Johnny Concho, 1956
Kiss Me, Stupid, 1964
The Longest Day, 1962
Love in the Afternoon, 1957
The Magnificent Seven, 1960
(USA remake of Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai)
A Man Is Ten Feet Tall, 1956
The Man with the Golden Arm, 1955
Mr. Saturday Night, 1992
Nine Hours to Rama, 1962
North by Northwest, 1959
Notes on the Popular Arts, 1977
Not With My Wife, You Don't, 1966
Ocean's Eleven, 1960
One Two Three, 1961
One Hundred Years of Telephone, 1977
Packaging Story, 1964
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese through American Movies, 1995
Phase IV, 1974
The Pride and the Passion, 1957
Psycho, 1960
Quest, 1983
The Racers, 1955
Return from the River Kwai, 1989
A River Runs through It
Rosebud, 1975
Saint Joan, 1957
Schindler's List, 1993
The Searching Eye, 1964
Seconds, 1966
Seven Thieves, 1959
The Seven Year Itch, 1955
The Shrike, 1955
The Silk Road/Dun-Huang, 1990
Silk Stockings, 1957
Skidoo, 1968
The Solar Film, 1981
Some Like It Hot, 1959
Something Wild, 1961
Spartacus, 1960
Storm Center, 1956
Such Good Friends, 1971
Such Men Are Dangerous, 1955 aka The Racers
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, 1974
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon, 1970
That's Entertainment, Part II, 1976
Trapeze, 1956
The Two of Us, 1987
Vertigo, 1958
Very Happy Alexander, 1980
The Victors, 1963
Walk on the Wild Side, 1962
The War of the Roses, 1989
West Side Story, 1961
The White Crow, 1990
Why Man Creates, 1968
The Young Stranger, 1957






Genius vs. the Mediocre 

the collaboration of Saul Bass and Alfred Hitchcock
Psycho - Vertigo - North by Northwest
Posters

not only for motion pictures
unused designs, Oscar ceremonies, film festivals, other
Bass BooksBooks on, about and by Bass
Logos & Trademarkssome of these may surprise you
More Movie Graphicshonor where honor is due: more good artists in this field
Screen Aspect Ratioshow you hardly ever see a movie as it was meant to be seen
Bass Business Busthow the Dutch never got to see The Searching Eye

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