If anyone could help identity this bold serif font, it would help tremendously.

'Confessions of an advertising insider' written in the font

  • The font and style look quite a lot like the font in the "Goodfellas" film poster - Bodoni I think (this is slightly less bold). It might well be based on that style. Commented May 28, 2014 at 16:40

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Arsis was originally released in 1939 by Linotype, so probably it was a prototype for the font in question:

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  • After some research, I marked this as the answer (since it's the original typeface). Thanks for your help.
    – Wilhelm
    Commented May 29, 2014 at 14:17

Thanks to WhatTheFont.com, it looks like it is the Onyx typeface.

Onyx Sample

  • Thanks for some reason, I got different results when I tried whatthefont.com
    – Wilhelm
    Commented May 28, 2014 at 2:46
  • As your answer was also correct I upvote it to compensate the V exchange....
    – Ilan
    Commented May 29, 2014 at 13:28

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