Chuck Russell / Warner Bros. Pictures

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In 1996, Kyle Cooper directed the opening title sequence for Chuck Russell’s Eraser, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character makes a living of erasing people’s identities. The sequence features live-action shots of the main character preparing to break into a home, burn it down, and destroy someone’s identity. During which, we see intercuts of cast and crew credits animating on and then off as if being erased. The live-action continues between credits, showing birth certificates, dental records, fingerprints, and passports, being burned and eradicated as identities are erased.

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LIVE ACTION | TITLE SEQUENCE | TYPOGRAPHY