The History of the Movie Title Sequence

Whenever we settle into a movie, we often get acquainted with who’s in it and who made it via a title sequence. This introduction to a film goes back to the earliest days of cinema and has evolved dramatically over the last 100 years or so. Here’s a history of that part of the movie-going experience.

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