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Making fake newspapers for movies

Started by John Nixon, January 25, 2022, 06:20:10 AM

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Dave Hughes

Lovely film John, thanks for posting that.

You can always tell the fake newspapers in film by the white space in the headlines. The old sub-editors, back in the day, managed to make them fit the space precisely. And that was before type size could be incrementally increased, decreased, kerned, condensed, expanded, etc. It was just a guy getting the mats out of a Ludlow cabinet!

Oh, and a mention of a "Crackerjack Box" as well. RIP Meatloaf.
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