60's French Film Font, example attached--please help

being_there's picture

Can anyone tell me what font this is? i can't remember which films i've seen this in but i really need to know the font:

Frode Bo Helland's picture

Verlag Compressed will also get you close, but it's not it.

riccard0's picture

The high waist of F and E and the bowl of R suggest art deco. Not so much C and O.
For similar proportions, WTF suggests http://new.myfonts.com/fonts/fontbureau/agenda/lightultracondensed/

being_there's picture

thanks everyone for the suggestions. all are great but not quite there--although i think i can make it work. funny because this font has been used many times in films.

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riccard0's picture

this font has been used many times in films

That doesn't mean it has been digitised, nor that it ever existed in any format different from specialised film type.

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