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8th Apr '16 4:27:15 PM freesefan
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* This trope dates at least as far back as 1941 and the film ''Love Crazy'', where Creator/WilliamPowell and Creator/MyrnaLoy, who were starring in [[ThoseTwoActors their tenth film together]] (eventually they made 14), were billed this way.
23rd Feb '16 12:32:18 PM bohunk
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* ''{{Series/Bonanza}}'' did a variation, before this method existed: Each episode had the four (later three) stars in the Opening Credits in a different order.
** Episode A: Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon
** Episode B: Blocker, Greene, Landon, Roberts
** Episode C: Landon, Roberts, Greene, Blocker


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* Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust on Love.
12th Feb '16 2:13:05 PM Prfnoff
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* ''Film/HiroshimaMonAmour'' does this for leads Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada. Together they have approximately 99% of the spoken dialogue in the movie.

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* ''Film/HiroshimaMonAmour'' does this in the opening titles for leads Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada. Together they Okada, who together have approximately 99% of the spoken dialogue in the movie.movie. (Posters invariably give Riva either top billing or sole billing.)
14th Jan '16 9:58:36 AM gallium
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* ''Film/HiroshimaMonAmour'' does this for leads Emmanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada. Together they have approximately 99% of the spoken dialogue in the movie.
17th Jun '15 3:12:07 PM mr3urious
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* Creator/{{Filmation}} utilized an interesting variant from 1969 to 1982 in the opening and closing sequences of its shows: the word "Produced by" would be shown with the names of two of its three co-founders Lou Scheimer and Norm Prescott revolving around it. [[https://daytonward.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/endtitle.png?w=640]]

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* Creator/{{Filmation}} utilized an interesting variant from 1969 to 1982 in the opening and closing sequences of its shows: the word "Produced by" By" or "Executive Producers" would be shown with the names of two of its three co-founders Lou Scheimer and Norm Prescott revolving around it. [[https://daytonward.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/endtitle.png?w=640]]
17th Jun '15 3:02:28 PM mr3urious
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* Creator/{{Filmation}} utilized an interesting variant from 1969 to 1982 in the opening and closing sequences of its shows: the word "Produced by" would be shown with the names of Lou Scheimer and Norm Prescott revolving around it. [[https://daytonward.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/endtitle.png?w=640]]

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* Creator/{{Filmation}} utilized an interesting variant from 1969 to 1982 in the opening and closing sequences of its shows: the word "Produced by" would be shown with the names of two of its three co-founders Lou Scheimer and Norm Prescott revolving around it. [[https://daytonward.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/endtitle.png?w=640]]
17th Jun '15 2:56:43 PM mr3urious
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* Creator/{{Filmation}} utilized an interesting variant from 1969 to 1982 in the opening and closing sequences of its shows: the word "Produced by" would be shown with the names of Lou Scheimer and Norm Prescott revolving around it. [[https://daytonward.files.wordpress.com/2013/10/endtitle.png?w=640]]
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18th May '15 1:58:34 PM Seaport
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* ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'' doesn't feature this on the poster (where SupportingProtagonist Creator/TomHardy is billed before Creator/CharlizeTheron), but does in the actual opening credits.
28th Apr '15 9:37:49 AM nombretomado
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* Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz on ''{{Bones}}''.

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* Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz on ''{{Bones}}''.''Series/{{Bones}}''.
30th Mar '15 1:40:12 PM jamespolk
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* Creator/LillianGish and Creator/BetteDavis, who combined for 131 years in the movie business when they co-starred together in ''Film/TheWhalesOfAugust'' (1987), get diagonal billing in the opening credits. Davis is billed first in the closing credits.
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