Abbey Broadcast Communications (UK)

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Credits
Video captures courtesy of
Newave and TPercival

(1990's-2000's?)

Logo: On a white background, the camera pans down to reveal a red cartoon-like filmstrip with the yellow letters "A, B, C" written on, and the words "BBEY", "ROADCAST" and "OMMUNICATIONS" written next to them in black MC Price Tag Font and highlighted in yellow, The camera zooms upwards to an aerial view of the logo, and a star sparkles on the letters one-by-one. The finished product is shown still for a few seconds before fading out.

Variants:

  • A still variant exists.
  • On the Fun Song Factory GMTV Series, the logo is still and has "for" at the top left corner of the logo and the copyright info below.
  • Sometimes, the logo fades out early.

FX/SFX: The camera panning, the sparkles.

Music/Sounds: The same music from the 2nd Tempo Video logo. On Wow! That's What I Call Nursery Rhymes, the logo is completely silent.

Availability:

  • Commonly seen at the end of the tapes or programs from Abbey Home Entertainment, such as Fun Song Factory, Spot videos, and on Wow! That's What I Call Nursery Rhymes.
  • The still variant can be seen on Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes, Dirty Beasts and the Fun Song Factory GMTV Series.
  • Rarely, the logo can be seen at the beginning of some programmes such as Roald Dahl's The Enormous Crocodile, and is strangely retained on the DVD release.

Editor's Note: None.

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