Nora Filmverleih

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Nora Filmverleih was a German film distribution company founded in the late 1940s. They distributed many films in the 1960s, their first film being "The Black Forest Girl" (the only film they produced in the 1950s). They then stopped distributing films in 1969 & the company was shut down in 1970.

1st Logo (May 24, 1962)

Visuals: On a grey background, there is a white rounded box containing a black "NORA" in a serif font surrounded by a black border and a white "FILM" sitting underneath. On the bottom-right corner, there is a white "zeigt".

Technique: None.

Audio: A two-note brass stinger.

Availability: Seen on Der rote Rausch.

2nd Logo (November 29, 1963-September 30, 1966)

Visuals: The sequence starts off with a dark blue background. Then the text in orange "nora Filmverleih" in a medieval-like font as well as a square with 2 orange outlines outside of the company name appears. Both the company name & the square starts to zoom-in towards the screen and as it stops, the text "zeigt" in cursive appear below the square.

Variant: A B&W version of the logo exists.

Technique: Cel animation.

Audio: The opening theme of the film.

Availability: Seen on Es war mir ein Vergnügen, Ich suche einen Mann, Lange Beine - lange Finger, Target For Killing,

3rd Logo (May 22, 1964)

Visuals: Fading in is the same logo from before zooming in but with a small "Gmbh & Co RG" below the text zooming in the middle of a two-layered rotating sunburst background. After a few seconds, the same cursive "zeigt" fades on the bottom-right corner.

Technique: Cel animation.

Audio: A majestic brass fanfare.

Availability: Seen on Nebelmörder.

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