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1st Logo (1988-1989)[]

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Nicknames: "The Frame", "That Is a Start"

Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Extremely rare. Discovered on a 1988 VHS of Time Out for Hilarious Sports Bloopers.

2nd Logo (1989-2001; 2003)[]

Nicknames: "The Marching Man", "The Usher"

Logo: On a light blue background with a blue-grayish floor, there is a white sign laying on the floor. A usher that appears to have a weird face walks up to the floor and he picks up the sign, revealing a yellow border and the words:

Front Row Entertainment

INC.

A black hemisphere with a yellow line suddenly appears behind the usher as we zoom in. As the logo zooms in, the usher's legs begin to disappears via a particle effect. When the logo is fully zoomed in, "Presents" wipes in by a particle effect.

FX/SFX: The usher walking in and picking up the sign.

Music/Sounds: Marching sounds with a cheap whoosh that sounds like someone hissing.

Availability: Can be seen on specialty and public domain VHS tapes at the time. This was surprisingly retained on a 2004 Double D DVD of A Walk in the Sun, which uses an original Front Row master.

Editor's Note: A solid contender for one of the cheapest logos ever made. This logo looks like it was made in a very early version of Microsoft Paint, and the sound effects are cheap as well.

3rd Logo (1997-1998)[]

Logo: Flashlights reveal the Front Row logo from the previous logo.

FX/SFX: The searchlights.

Music/Sounds: A violin theme.

Availability: Seen on early Front Row DVDs from 1997-98.

4th Logo (1994; 1998-2005)[]

Nicknames: "Audience Ovation", "The Usher on the Door Handle"

Logo: On a marble-like door, there is the usher from the second logo, even though there is no sign, on push handles that looks like a gong. We pan over to face the front of the door with a spotlight shining on the door. The door opens and we pan through the theater with seats, curtains, and a light projecting from behind the seats. When we get to the front of the theater, the words:

FRONT ROW ENTERTAINMENT

INC.

appear via a blur effect in a golden Art Deco font. The logo shimmers.

FX/SFX: The gong-like push handles opening, the logo blurring in.

Music/Sounds: We hear timpani drumbeats then a majestic fanfare very reminiscent of Windows 98 with the audience clapping, which is a part of the opening sequence.

Availability: Can be seen on specialty and public domain VHS tapes and DVDs, such as Watch 'n' Learn: Colors and Shapes.

Editor's Note: It looks cheap for its time, but is still better than the 2nd logo.

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