The Marathon Man introduces it's opening credits over a lengthy time. The order of the credits is very significant in term of importance.
The opening begins with the production and then distribution company. Following this is Paramount Pictures, cast, the title, co-stars, music producer, editor, prodcuer and the director. The order in which names are shown are related to the importance they have. The producer and director are shown last to show they have the most importance. It is usually the names in the middle which may not hold much importance.