Thames Silents

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Background

Thames Silents was a brand used by then-ITV contractor Thames Television to restore old silent films. The brand was discontinued after Thames lost its ITV franchise in 1992.

Logo (Late 1980s-1992)


Visuals: On a black background is a musical note with filmstrips running. On the left side, there's the word "THAMES" while on the right "SILENTS".

Variant: Sometimes, the text is in a different font.

Technique: None. [possible misuse]

Audio: None or the opening theme of the film.

Availability: Seen on Thames restorations of old silent films, such as Ben-Hur (1925) and The Blot (1921).

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