(x) “Fatal Flower” from a silent movie title card - Poor Richard {Patricia, Mark S}

Martin LAllier's picture

Hi, I'm trying to find an equivalent for the font used in this (attached) silent movie title card. And, ii the context of a wider search, would anyone know of the fonts used in title cards (I guess, that most of these where hand drawn)?

Like in the other cards:
_ http://www.fda.gov/oc/history/slideshow/graphics/132.JPG

As always, thanks!

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Mark Simonson's picture

It looks like a slanted version of an old metal font called Packard. I'm not sure if there is a digital version. It's a little hard to Google "packard font"--you get nothing but stuff about HP fonts.

Mark Simonson's picture

I take that back. Not Packard. Let me get back to you on that.

Mark Simonson's picture

Ah, here it is. Poor Richard, slanted.

Stephen Coles's picture

Two great minds in unison.

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