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Manhattan Island Penitentiary Lettering

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Manhattan Island Penitentiary Lettering by SuperInfraMan Feb 4, 2014
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This is my take on the retro-futurist lettering used in the "Liberty Island Security Station" for the Manhattan Island Maximum Security Penitentiary in the film "Escape From New York."

It's not used in the credits or advertising for the film, but in the "Liberty Island" sets themselves. I strongly suspect that it was never an actual "font," just some stencils, cut out and used as needed. A great deal of searching has turned up no more info.

I replicated the letters I could by looking at screenshots of the movie, and designed the rest myself to impart the same goofily future-cool vibe.

Put on your camo stretch pants and eyepatch, brew up a cup of Chock Full O' Nuts, and look forward to the future police state of 1997 from the safety of 1981!

EDIT: added a photo of my first project: a sign for Splatspace's new "Fabrication Annex" (the room down the hall where we keep all the big noisy tools.)

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Instructions

I uploaded .svgs of the individual letters and numbers, and printable versions (about 26mm high by 10mm thick) of them as well. Scale as needed. Currently all the svgs are 100 pixels high in Inkscape. Also included are a full stop, a dash, an oblique slash, and a comma or single quotation mark. Assemble them into whatever punctuation you need.

If anyone wants to take these svgs into Fontforge or similar and make an actual font out of them, knock yourself out. Likewise if there are any actual graphic artists out there who want to fix any of my designs, go right ahead.

And by the way: "You now have the option to terminate and be cremated on the premises. If you elect this option, notify the Duty Sergeant in your Processing Area."

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