Closing Logo Group


Original Video (1980's)

Nicknames: "Neon Cursive", "Colored Lights", "The Top of the Pops-Styled Logo"

Logo: On a black background, we see a pink-colored outline drawing itself in while an "O", "r", "i", "g", "i", "n", and "a" zoom out and zoom in (out for the first, third, fifth, and seventh letters, and in for the second, fourth, and sixth letters), with the pink outline drawing a little loop at the top, then drops down to form an "l". When it stops, "Original", in a cursive font, similar to the old Gloria Jean's Coffee logo (called "Harlow Solid Italic"),in a tilted position, zooms out with the orange-red-pink colored trails, and turns blue. The logo brightens, then darkens a bit when another bottom loop and "Video" (in a different font) wipe in, making the logo similar to the BBC's Top of the Pops logo from 1973-1986, and lights colored red, blue, yellow, and white appear. The logo then fades out (the lights follow a short time later), and a warning screen appears.

FX/SFX: The letters zooming, the flare, the line drawing.

Music/Sounds: A very catchy synth-keyboard disco tune. The song is actually part of the 1978 track "Just Blue" by the French electronica band Space.

Availability: Scarce. Check some websites that sell old Greek VHS's for this logo.