Lettering for movie titles was a challenge for the lettering artist of the early 1900's. Since film is transparent, any touching up or over stroking with the brush resulted in a more opaque appearance in that particular area. So a "monotone" style was adopted to eliminate this. This enabled the artist to paint each letter without the need to stroke the letters twice. The result was a more uniform appearance.
LHF Silent Movie has been created by carefully studying the styles of these artists. The set Includes 2 fonts. Suggested uses include greeting cards, signs and old labels. LHF Silent Movie invokes a spirit of the early 1900's while remaining quite easy to read and surprisingly versatile.
Using in all caps invokes a straight-forward masculine style, while the lowercase letters lend themselves to a more friendly and inviting appearance. (Note: It is not recommended to use Silent Movie 2 in all uppercase. The result would be highly difficult to read.)
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