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(1948?-1967)

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Overseas Chinese Films (1948-1967)
Overseas Chinese Films (1948-1967) (Later variant)

icknames: "Universal Studios Rip-Off of Hong Kong", "The Cheesiest Logo in Hong Kong"

Logo: On a space background, a model of Earth rotates as Chinese text (which translates to Overseas Chinese Films) zooms in. The earth continues to rotate until we fade out.

Variants:

  • In later years, the text "電影製片公司" was changed to "電影企業公司", which translates to "Film Enterprises Co.".
  • On Driver No. 7, the text fades out faster than the earth.

FX/SFX: It's all live action, except the text.

Cheesy Factor: How could anybody mess this up? The logo is a blatant ripoff of Universal Studios, the font looks terrible, and the stars are barely seen. The world itself isn't as drawn perfectly (some continents look too tacky) and the later variant takes it too far, as it zooms right at us. Regardless, we may consider that some may find this logo cool, but still stands among the cheesiest of all time.

Music/Sounds: Drumbeats, followed by a majestic 20th Century Fox-like fanfare.

Availability: Seen on their films, such as Liu Yi Sends His Letters.

Scare Factor: Depending on the variant:

  • Low to medium for the original. The music and environment may surprise many, especially for people who weren't expecting it.

Also, the tacky logo design could make it worse, but it's poor otherwise.

  • Medium for the later variant due to the fact that the text almost zooms in to us, however, the logo is lit up more, so it's tamer than it should be.
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