Favorite Studio Intro

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  1. Jon_B

    Jon_B Screenwriter

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    When I see Dreamworks little guy fishing on the moon I immediately know that I am watching a Dreamworks film. This intro is the most memorable to me of all the Studio intro's.

    What is your favorite studio intro and why?

    Jon
     
  2. Jack Briggs

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    Easy: the full-length intro for 20th Century Fox, with Max Steiner's glorious music at full blast. No substitute.
     
  3. Agee Bassett

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    Alfred Newman was the composer of the 20th Century Fox intro theme, unless I misremember? [​IMG]
     
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    I could've sworn it was Max Steiner. Can anybody else confirm one way or the other?
     
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    I'm with you guys. FOX.
    I also like the old Tri-Star unicorn logo. [​IMG]
     
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    Yup, it's Alfred Newman.
    Steiner, of course, composed the memorable strains which opened Warner films of from the '30-'50s. [​IMG]
     
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    Jon_B, this is weird - I was thinking of starting a thread on this very subject just the other day!

    Anyway, my favorite is the 20th Century Fox intro. It's just so...cinematic; makes me think I'm gonna see something special. I also like the old Universal one with the airplane flying around the earth.
     
  8. John Kilduff

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    Dreamworks, Paramount and the first Tri-Star are my favorites.

    Sincerely,

    John "Is glad that the Turner logo has disappeared from WB releases of Turner-owned movies...'twas always freaked out by said logo" Kilduff
     
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    I like 20th Century Fox, Older Tri-Star & Jerry Bruckheimer Films
     
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    I like the intro that comes with "Mandaly" films, You know, the one with the tiger that comes running out and then turns into a color drawing. It almost looks 3-D on the big screen.
    Alltime- The MGM Lion Roars [​IMG]
     
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    I have a special place in my heart for the old Rank Films' gong. [​IMG]
     
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    20th Century Fox
     
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    I like the MGM logo from North By Northwest.

    Saul Bass made the best titles for movies...
     
  14. Steve Christou

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    20th Century Fox, that famous fanfare, the best IMO.[​IMG]
     
  15. Jon_B

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    SteveGon, great minds think alike. [​IMG]
     
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    20th Century Fox
     
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    Fox's is great no doubt, but recently I find myself enjoying the big brass of Universal's opening.
     
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    I'm with Ric, I like Universal's, too.

    I'm also fond of the Warners one that includes "As Time Goes By"...
     
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    I'm pretty partial to the Dreamworks opening title. The music gets me excited about what's about to follow.

    Patrick
     
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    Fox's because it reminds me of a special movie I saw in 1977. [​IMG]
     

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