The Cramer Company

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


The Cramer Company was a production company founded by Douglas S. Cramer in 1971.

1st Logo (February 15, 1972-September 11, 1979)

Visuals: On a brown, light gray, or dark orange background or plastered on the credits is multiple Cs with a star in a circle. Under it are the words "THE DOUGLAS S. CRAMER COMPANY". In most cases, the words "A PRODUCTION OF" is seen above the Cs.


  • The logo appears in-credit on several episodes of the miniseries QB VII and the TV movie The Cat Creature.
  • On some productions, the word "COMPANY" is shortened to "CO."
  • Sometimes, there's copyright info under the company name.
  • The line "IN ASSOCIATION WITH" may appear below the company name on co-productions with other companies.
  • On the short-lived series Bridget Loves Bernie, the company name is placed on the top of the logo with the other company name "THORNHILL PRODUCTIONS" seen under the "IAW" line.
  • On the 1977 TV movie Snowbeast, the logo is placed in a beige background and the company is referred to as "DOUGLAS CRAMER PRODUCTIONS".

Technique: A still, printed image.

Audio: The end theme of the TV movie or show.

Availability: Can currently be seen on Wonder Woman and The New Adventures of Wonder Woman, both on Me-TV. Can also be seen in the short-lived series Bridget Loves Bernie, the miniseries QB VII and the TV movies Snowbeast and Search for the Gods, among other productions.

2nd Logo (October 15, 1990-January 12, 1999)

Visuals: On a black background, a silver, bowl-shaped "C" shines and slowly moves to the center of the screen. As it finishes, a line and the text "THE CRAMER COMPANY" in a font similar to the one used in the Geffen Pictures logo, fades in below, though sometimes the text is already there, as well as sometimes "IAW" text either on the bottom of the screen or below the words. The "C" continues to shine.

Technique: Analog computer animation.

Audio: The closing theme of the TV movie, or none.

Availability: Appears at the end of various TV movies made in the 1990s.

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