Video Treasures

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Logo descriptions by Nightspears, BenIsRandom, and others

1st Logo
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Logo: On a zooming space background, we see the Video Treasures logo in white with a red line dividing the two words. It's elongated so that it's the same width as "TREASURES". The word "PRESENTS" wipes in below from the top. On the closing variation, "PRESENTS" is omitted.

FX/SFX: Typical '80s computer animation.

Music/Sounds: A classical orchestral piece that is likely stock music. Silent on the closing variation.

Availability: Scarce. This appeared on some releases of the era, including a later VHS reprint of American Tickler. This logo may also appear on early releases of PD titles that they put out, notably Charade and It's a Wonderful Life.

Editor's Note: None.

2nd Logo
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Nickname: "Migraine Marble"

Logo: We see a tan-colored stone wall whose bricks have the "VIDEO TREASURES" logo, same as the 1st logo, carved on them.The carved logo in the center brick fades into marble (except for the underline under "VIDEO" which is red) and zooms in towards us and shines. Finally, the stone wall fades into a plain, blue-black gradient background, and the white word "Presents" appears under "VIDEO TREASURES".

Variant: There is a version of this logo that appears at the end of tapes that features the shining Video Treasures logo on the gradient background, but without "Presents" (on the Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends tape "Rusty to the Rescue and Other Stories", this logo can even be seen at the beginning instead of the standard logo!), but not all releases have this variant.

FX/SFX: The name turning into marble and zooming, the background change to blue and "Presents" fading-in.

Music/Sounds: A short chime and then a long, warbling synth note which is held until the logo fades out. The closing variant without "PRESENTS" is silent.

Availability: Rare. This logo appears on budget versions (recorded in SP, LP, or EP/SLP tape speeds) of Media Home Entertainment releases and such in the late 1980s to early/mid '90s. Video Treasures titles have since been re-released under the Anchor Bay name (with the old Video Treasures FBI warnings and tracking reminders intact). The last tapes to use this logo, including Halloween, as well as new releases actually used the Anchor Bay insignia on the packaging, but use this logo instead since the tapes were done before Anchor Bay began distributing them.

Editor's Note: None.