VEU (Warning Screen)

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum

1st Warning (1980-1984)

Visuals: On a navy blue background, the following warning, in white Helvetica or blocky font, appears between two bold white horizontal bands, with the lower band being significantly thicker. There is also a noticeable gap between the two sentences:

The following copyrighted motion picture is
presented solely for private home viewing
by Pay Television subscribers.    Any copying,
recording or other use of this motion picture
without the express written consent of the
copyright proprietor is prohibited, and may
result in civil and criminal liability.

Technique: A still, computerized graphic.

Audio: None.

Availability: Seen just before the start of movies. Surprisingly appeared on retail VHS releases as well. [Examples?]

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