(x) Tristan & Isolde movie logo - Franklin Gothic {Patricia}

creativep's picture

hi guys+girls

any chance of a helping hand with id'ing this typeface. i was heading towards akzidenz grotesk super... but.. didn't get there...

thanks in advance
anders

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.'s picture

A sample would, you know, help.

pattyfab's picture

It's Franklin Gothic Heavy I think.

.'s picture

Franklin Gothic of some kind, I venture.

dave bailey's picture

Patty is right, I just finished a layout using that typeface here at work and it matches up!

creativep's picture

pretty embarrasing not recognising franklin gothic... thank you all for your help

Miss Tiffany's picture

WTH! What does Franklin Gothic have to do with this story? Sheesh. Talk about mis-cast.

dezcom's picture

Wagner would cringe. Some stories call for blackletter, eh Tiff?

ChrisL

Miss Tiffany's picture

Or a nice uncial. At least!!!

pattyfab's picture

Franklin Gothic & other bold sans (Brokeback Mountain, Firewall, Syriana) seem to be vying with Trajan as font du jour on the movie posters these days, altho Trajan is putting up a good fight (Geisha, Tristram Shandy, Final Destination).

That said, I agree it's all wrong for Tristan & Isolde.

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