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||April 25, 1996
||May 8, 1920
||Cause of Death:
||New York City, New York, USA
||Profession: ||Film Production - Main
RATE AND COMMENT
Worked as a freelance designer for about ten years before getting into film
Founded Saul Bass & Associates Inc.
Began designing film publicity material in early 1950s for such films as "No Way Out" (1950)
First film as title designer, "Carmen Jones"; also marked first collaboration with director-producer Otto Preminger
First collaboration with director Alfred Hitchcock, "Vertigo"
Directed six short films; the first, "Apples and Oranges"
Worked much less regularly in film titles design after completing work on "Seconds" and "Not With My Wife, You Don't" (both 1966); credits as titles designer include only two Preminger films and "That's Entertainment Part 2" (1976)
Sole feature as director, "Phase IV"
Last collaboration with Otto Preminger, "The Human Factor"
Began working regularly in film titles design again when asked to undertake work on "Broadcast News" by director James L. Brooks
First collaboration with director Martin Scorsese, "GoodFellas"
Retrospective of Bass' design work held at the School of Visual Arts in New York NY