Elite Entertainment (Warning Screens)

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


1st Warning (1994-August 1, 1995)

Same as the 1st Warner Home Video warning screen at the time.

Availability: Seen on earlier Elite Entertainment Laserdiscs (with the inexplicable exception of Night of the Living Dead).

2nd Warning (October 17, 1995-January 30, 1996)

Visuals: Over a red background is "FBI" in the upper left, with "WARNING" underneath it. Warning text appears below it. Everything is displayed in the Univers Bold font.

Technique: A still, computerized graphic.

Audio: None.

Availability: Seen on Re-Animator: 10th Anniversary Edition, Maniac Cop: Special Edition, and the 1996 letterbox Laserdisc of A Nightmare on Elm Street.

3rd Warning (April 3, 1996-2003)

Visuals: On a blue gradient background, there are the words "FBI WARNING" in a larger Franklin Gothic font, and below it is warning text in the same font, only smaller.

Technique: A still, computerized graphic.

Audio: None.

Availability: Seen on later Elite Entertainment Laserdiscs and all DVDs of the era.

4th Warning (November 27, 1996-August 14, 2007)

Visuals: Same as the 1990 MGM/UA Home Video and MGM Home Entertainment warning, except the word "WARNING" has no drop shadow plus not bolded, and the white warning text is decapitalized.

Technique: A still, digital graphic.

Audio: None.

Availability: Seen on the 1996 Laserdisc of Night of the Living Dead and also appears on some DVDs.

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.