Clubhouse Pictures

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Written by Royger Short
Logo capture by mr3urious

Background: Clubhouse Pictures was a short-lived children division of Atlantic Releasing Corporation that distributed family films.

(March 1, 1985-November 7, 1987)

Nickname: "The Ladd Company's Younger Cousin"

Logo: On a black background, we see a green, solid-colored tree with a rope ladder
and a dog on the left, and a kid looking at the dog on the top of the ladder wiping downward (a la The Ladd Company logo) while on theClubhouse Pictures (1985-1986) bottom-right, the words "CLUBHOUSE PICTURES" (the S's are backwards) in a multicolored child-like font writes itself one-by-one. When the whole logo's formed, the byline "A SUBSIDIARY OF ATLANTIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP" in green fades in below the name (but it's kind of hard to read, though).

Variant: On the short-lived animated series Teen Wolf, the logo is still.

FX/SFX: Rather simple animation. As the letters write itself one-by-one, the kid and the dog fade in. None for the still shot.

Music/Sounds: Just the sounds of kids laughing, birds chirping, and a dog barking. Other times, it's silent. On
the short-lived animated series Teen Wolf, it's the sound of the werewolf howling (done by Townsend Coleman as Scott Howard).

Music/Sounds Variant: On the 1986 reissue of Hey There, It's Yogi Bear, the logo starts off silent, then the film's opening music cue starts halfway through, continuing into the Hanna-Barbera swirling star logo (with "presents").

Availability: Extremely rare, due to chronic plastering or removal. The only way to see this logo is on old video prints of
Heathcliff: The Movie, and The Adventures of Mark Twain, as current prints of the former have it removed, while the latter has been plastered with the MGM logo and/or Vision Films logos. Was also seen on the Teen Wolf animated series, and theatrical reissue prints of Hey There, It's Yogi Bear. It also appeared on The Adventures of the American Rabbit, but was plastered with the first logo of its parent company on current prints, following the MGM logo.

Editor's Note: None. This is a rather cute logo.