Murder On the Orient Express, made in 1974, begins with the camera examining a crime scene through headlines in newspaper articles speaking of the kidnapping of a baby named Daisy Armstrong. This introduction to the story makes the the viewers approach the following light-hearted scene with private detective Poirot at the train station very uneasy and entices them to engage in the narrative of the film. Taking this idea further, I created a type-driven title sequence which takes us through headlines to build tension leading to the title reveal.
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