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(1980-1991)[]

Video Gems

Nickname: “Fancy Green”

Logo: On a purple background, the green and white text:

VIDEO
GEMSPRESENTS...

with “Video Gems” in a unique font and “PRESENTS...” in a fancy thin font flies in from the right, towards the center of the screen. Seconds later, it zooms away to the left.

Variants:

  • Sometimes, the logo will say “TV Gems” instead of “Video Gems”. This can be found on PAL tapes of old UK TV shows (like those on the BBC or ITV).
  • The logo may be completely still.
  • There is a variant without "PRESENTS".

FX/SFX: The flying in of the logo.

Music/Sounds: A trumpet fanfare with an echo effect, followed by a 6-note majestic synth orchestra tune at the end. The still version is silent, but on some tapes, such as Shinbone Alley, the full version is silent as well.

Availability: Seen on rare B-movies from the era.

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