[Ads-l] word for kind of subtitle?

Tyler M. tmac27 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 22 03:24:00 UTC 2019

The website TV Tropes calls it "Title In":

On Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> Not long ago I came across a special term for the sort of movie/TV subtitle
> that labels the time and place of a new scene or identifies a new
> character.
> They were used extensively in The X-Files, but are common elsewhere. The
> earliest exx. I've noticed, IIRC, were in the 1958 version of _Dunkirk_,
> and they were used a lot in _The Longest Day_.
> Now that I need to know the term of course, I can't remember it, and I
> can't find it on the Net.
> Anybody know what it could be?
> (No, it's not "informative subtitle.")
> JL
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