Seven Keys Video (Warning Screen)

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum

1st Warning (1984-1986)

Visuals: On a blue background, there is a white TV tube with a blue Seven Keys Video logo in it. Below it are the words "PLEASE REWIND THIS TAPE", and below that is the warning information.

Technique: A still, computerized graphic.

Audio: A voiceover saying "This movie was brought to you by Seven Keys Video, always entertaining. For the convenience of others, please rewind this tape."

Availability: Seen at the end of Seven Keys Video releases containing their second logo. It was phased out when their previous logo was revived, albeit with different music.

2nd Warning (1985-1987)

Visuals: On a black background are the underlined red words, "COPYRIGHT WARNING", followed by the warning text in white, underneath it.

Technique: A still, computerized graphic.

Audio: The looping synth-rock ditty which played from the Seven Keys Video logo of the time, and continuing into the "Now Available" bumper of the time.

Availability: Appears on later Seven Keys Video releases, such as those of Saturday Night Live.

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