Avco Embassy Television

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Background

Avco Embassy Television was founded in 1968 by Avco Embassy Pictures Corporation as its TV syndication division. It was folded into Embassy Telecommunications in 1982 after the studio was sold to Norman Lear and Jerry Perenchio.

Logo (1969-1982)


Visuals: Same as the Avco Embassy Pictures logo, except that "TELEVISION PRESENTATION" replaces "FILM".

Technique: Motion-controlled animation.

Audio: Same as the Avco Embassy Pictures logo.

Availability:

  • Still intact on public domain releases of Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, Hercules, John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning/Day of Drums, and the 2012 DVD release of Hatchet for the Honeymoon.
  • It also appears on the Magnetic Video releases of The Graduate, They Call Me Trinity, A Nice Girl Like Me, and Woman Times Seven, and Charter Entertainment releases of Journey Through Rosebud.
  • It is also preserved on the Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Blu-ray.
  • It also appears at the start of the 1986 UK VHS release of The Wacky World of Mother Goose from Channel 5 Video.
Avco Embassy Television
Embassy Communications