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Background: Started by producers Donald Kushner and Peter Locke. The first production was 1983's Automan, but he didn't use a logo until 1984. In 1987, it was sold to the Atlantic Entertainment Group, becoming "Atlantic Kushner-Locke", only to be sold back in 1988 to its original owners.

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(December 2, 1984-June 18, 1994)

Logo: On a black background, a blue flash emnates from the center of the screen. It dies down to reveal the words

KUSHNER-LOCKE
C   O   M   P   A   N   Y

in a glowing blue sans-serif font.

Variants:

  • From 1987 to 1988, the logo was referred to as

ATLANTIC 
KUSHNER-LOCKE


  • There is a version in which "DISTRIBUTED BY" is shown above. Sometimes, the text shines after the flash formed.
  • Sometimes, the name shines after the logo is flashing.

FX/SFX: The shining of the logo.

Music/Sounds:

  • 1984-1988: A crash, followed by either a rising synth piano sounder or a childish theme.
  • 1988-1994: A light synth tune mixed with a choir.
  • Sometimes silent or has the end title theme.

Availability: Rare. It was seen on the HBO series 1st and Ten, which was released on DVD in 2006. It was also seen on the 1990 American version of The Krypton Factor. This may be plastered by a Multicom logo on newer prints. As for the "Atlantic Kushner-Locke" variant, it could be seen on old VHS prints of The Spiral Zone, and the second season of Teen Wolf.

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(1987)[]

Nickname: "The Prototype".

Logo: On a dark marble background, we see the line. It moves out to reveal the text "ATLANTIC" and "KUSHNER-LOCKE" in a italicized font. It flashes in red then it goes to blue.

FX/SFX: The flipping.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on TV movies from the Atlantic/Kushner-Locke era such as Glory Years.

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(August 19, 1994-2001)

Nickname: The Globe and Searchlights

Logo: On a space background, an Earth globe and a shiny brown marble-like plaque appear. The plaque zooms down to the bottom left and reveals a blue square and two 20th Century Fox Film Corporation-like searchlights as well as the words

KUSHNER-LOCKE
C  O  M  P  A  N  Y

formatted similar to that in white. It assumes a tilted position as the background turns plain black. Then a "shine" appears, and the Earth globe appears, leaving a shadow on the plaque.

Variants:

  • There are two versions of the logo. A filmed version and a videotaped version.
  • There is a still version.
  • On television films, it's cut to the last seconds.

FX/SFX: The plaque and globe appearing, the zooming, the tilting, shine, and the globe reappearing. It's all very good animation

Music/Sounds:

  • 1994: A calm horn fanfare with synth chimes at the end
  • 1994-2001: A triumphant synth choir tune accompanied by some chimes with tympani beats.
  • Sometimes silence.

Availability: The filmed version can be seen on films like The Adventures of Pinocchio and Freeway. The videotaped version can be seen on late 90's reprints of The Brave Little Toaster (except for the DVD and early VHS releases), The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars and The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue. Also seen on Mystery Monsters, Mysterious Museum: Search for the Jewel of Polaris, The Midas Touch, Little Ghost, Johnny Mysto, Boy Wizard, The Incredible Genie, Dragonworld: The Legend Continues (a.k.a. Shadow of the Knight), and the Josh Kirby series, among others. This may be plastered by a Multicom logo on some newer prints. The logo made its debut on Andre.

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