Rhino Home Video

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Logo description by mr3urious
Logo captures and videos courtesy of Eric S.

Background: Rhino Home Video (formerly "Rhino Video") is the home video arm of <a class="external" href="http://www.rhino.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rhino Records</a>, now part of the Warner Music Group.

1st Logo
Rhino Home Video (1987) Part 1Rhino Home Video (1987) Part 2

Nicknames: "Elvis Rhino"

Logo: We see a still shot of a rhino with an Elvis Presley hairdo snapping his fingers. Then there is a diamond transition, and the words "RHINO VIDEO" appear.

FX/SFX: The diamond transition.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Unknown. Has been seen on a 1987 copy of
Commercial Mania: Special Edition, and maybe on other videotapes.

2nd Logo

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Nicknames: "1, 2, 3...RHINO!", "Elvis Rhino II"

Logo: On a "stone" background, we see the number one. The screen "flashes" and we see the number two. Again, we see a number three. Then on the fourth flash, we see a cartoon rhino (wearing what looks like a leather jacket and gloves and a modified Elvis haircut) in a TV tube, with the word "RHINO" over him, changing colors and "VIDEO" below. While all this happens, the rhino snaps his fingers and winks (this is barely noticeable). A yellow "haze" surrounds the rhino.

Trivia: This same rhino was also used for the print logo for Rhino Records at the time.

FX/SFX: The "flashing".

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Very rare. This was on the earliest Rhino tapes.

3rd Logo
Rhino Home Video (1999)Rhino Home Video - CLG Wiki
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: "The Football"

Logo: Against a light gray marble background, the words "RHINO" (in jumbled white letters) come in from the right side of the screen, along with a smooth, red 3D ellipse. They turn to face us and zoom back, then the lights dim.

The logo was brown with silver text on some VHS releases.

FX/SFX: The text and "ball" coming in.

Music/Sounds: A synth bass sounder with a dramatic UAV-like "whoosh" when the logo comes in.

Availability: Uncommon. Can be seen on South Park and Mystery Science Theater 3000 tapes from 1998-1999 and other releases and early DVDs of the time.

4th Logo
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Logo: Against a black background, a 2D version of the Rhino logo from before (this time in red
) zooms-up. It shines with a lens flare, and "HOME VIDEO", in plum, fades in below.

FX/SFX: The zoom and shine.

Music/Sounds: A dramatic synth-string sounder with a "bling" during the shine, and ending with a short choir tune and a "slam" sound.

Music/Sounds Trivia: The Music was also used for the 2000's Plastic Wax, 2002 Eureka Multimedia (lacking the slam sound), and 2004 Favorit-Film logos.

Availability: Uncommon. Seen on recent DVDs of music videos, many Mystery Science Theater 3000 DVDs, as well as some Transformers Armada and Gumby DVDs.