Elite Entertainment/Warning Screens

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1st Warning (1994-August 1, 1995)

Same as the 1st Warner Home Video warning screen at the time.

Availability: Seen on earlier Elite Entertainment Laserdiscs (with the inexplicable exception of Night of the Living Dead).

2nd Warning (October 17, 1995-January 30, 1996)


Warning: On a red background, we see "FBI" in the upper left, with "WARNING" underneath it. Warning text appears below it. Everything is displayed in the Univers Bold font.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on Re-Animator: 10th Anniversary Edition, Maniac Cop: Special Edition, and the 1996 letterbox Laserdisc of A Nightmare on Elm Street.

3rd Warning (April 3, 1996-2003)


Warning: On a blue gradient background, we see the words "FBI WARNING" in a larger Franklin Gothic font, and below it is warning text in the same font, only smaller.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on later Elite Entertainment Laserdiscs and all DVDs of the era.

4th Warning (November 27, 1996-August 14, 2007)


Warning: Same as the 1990 MGM/UA Home Video and MGM Home Entertainment warning, except the word "WARNING" has no drop shadow plus not bolded, and the white warning text is decapitalized.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on the 1996 Laserdisc of Night of the Living Dead and also appears on some DVDs.

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