Empire of the Sun Font

About Empire of the Sun Font

Empire of the Sun is a 1987 American war movie that tells the story of Jamie “Jim” Graham, a young boy who lives in a wealthy British family in Shanghai becomes a prisoner of war in a Japanese internment camp in World War II.

The font used for the movie title on the poster is probably Caslon Antique designed by Bernd Nadall in 1894. The typeface was originally named “Fifteenth Century” but was renamed “Caslon Antique” by Nadall’s foundry in the 1920s. You can view more details about the typeface here.

Download Caslon Antique Font

The Caslon Antique font identified above is not available for free, please follow the link above and purchase a font license to download and use the font. Meanwhile, you can take a look at our collection of fonts for cars, pop music and apparel as well as round-ups of new & fresh fonts around the web.

Caslon Antique Typeface in Use

In addition to Empire of the Sun, Caslon Antique typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers, etc., including: Vision Thing, Great Wolf Lodge, Shadow of the Colossus, Les Misérables, The Descendants, Treasure Island, Canyon Trilogy, Floodland, First and Last and Always, Begin to Hope, A Simple Noodle Story, Teaser and the Firecat, To Walk Invisible.

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