“The Film Before the Film”, a Great Documentary Short on the Evolution of Opening Movie Credits


Created by Nora Thoes and Damian Pérez, “The Film Before the Film” takes you from “King Kong” to “The Avengers.”

Found on washingtonpost.com.

13 comments
Toin Coss
Toin Coss

Just another example of the More things Change the More they Stay the Same

Toin Coss
Toin Coss

Otto Not Ohtoe Announcer Boy

elephant_droid
elephant_droid

I got a Thank You credit in "Osombie"

 

No shit.

roweknows
roweknows

very nice expose .. i hate that he has that  social studies "class today we are gonna see a film" voice

rexdart936
rexdart936

if you run the credits backwards does satan say its fun to smoke angel dust?

cigarsNscotch
cigarsNscotch

They need a film before the film before the film.

FLpro
FLpro

Damn, I need to see Barbarella :P

CamfromToronto
CamfromToronto

I like the fact that every actor in Hollywood b-list and above has his/her own production studio whose stupid logo has to go up before the opening credits really even start.

HummusMagnate
HummusMagnate

I wound up fast forwarding through the whole thing..

jayjohnstone
jayjohnstone

sorry I never got past the opening credits