Before titles and graphics were made by computers, they were made through Optical Printing!
Before digital animation, title sequences were often hand-drawn frame by frame, a labor-intensive process showcasing early animators' skill.
In the original trilogy, the iconic "Star Wars" crawling text was physically filmed moving over a surface, not digitally created.
In 1897, Thomas Edison introduced the first title sequences by including a credit at the beginning of his movies as a strategy to combat film piracy.
Gone with the Wind" (1939) was one of the first films to use a "title crawl," setting a precedent for future epics
The introduction of Technicolor in the 1930s allowed for more vibrant and engaging title sequences, enhancing their visual appeal.