Silent films are most associated with their title cards, though not every silent film had them and some directors tried to use as few as possible. Still, let’s go for the art’s signature element and share our favorites.
Me? I like fun and jazzy title cards. Beanie Walker of the Hal Roach lot always had some winners. But since I love murder mysteries, this is my current fave. It’s from You’d Be Surprised with titles by Robert Benchley and Ralph Spence.
And the runner-up is this gem from The Cruise of the Jasper B with titles by John Krafft:
As always, there are no wrong answers and the goal is to have fun sharing. Maybe you like pun-filled cards or lyrical ones or zippy one-word ones. Looking forward to your choices!
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