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Saul Bass goes from Grand Prix to Google Doodle

Saul Bass, the great American graphic artist and filmmaker, was born on this day in 1920, right here in New York. (The Bronx, to be exact.) His legacy is extensive, boasting countless iconic corporate logos, movie poster designs, and opening title sequences.

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Google, in its typically awesome way, pays tribute to the man with a killer doodle today. Here at R&T, we do so with the full opening sequence to John Frankenheimer's Grand Prix, which didn't make Google's cut.

But it makes ours. Forever.

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