The Cohen film collection posted a split screen restoration of Intolerance, showing how much life can be given back to a movie. Film restoration specialists are a bit like doctors whose patients
Drop whatever it is you are doing and check out the Women Film Pioneers Project at Columbia. It is a remarkable look at women in early cinema. It has an entire section on women who worked as title writers, including
Hettie Gray Baker: “a writer of motion picture titles and scenarios; of library science, theatre, and fan magazine articles; and, later in life, of highly regarded books about cats”
And Katherine Hilliker, who worked on the famous titles from Sunrise:
This is a bit like Benjamin's Arcades Project, but on a much smaller scale. Intertitles, subtitles, books with images, and other monstrous hybrids.