Saturday, March 02, 2013

Architect of Film: Saul Bass's Title Design for "The Cardinal" [1963]

For a movie about a priest's rise through the ranks of church amid the turmoil of radical changes in social morality, religious observance and political structures, Bass's use of the central character's trip across floors, up stairs, and through the colonnades of Rome, makes graphic the loneliness of his path through history - the world's at large, and the personal one of.... The Cardinal.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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