HBO Showcase Pictures
1st Logo (1991)
Nickname: "The Clapperboard"
Logo: On a black background, we see an open purple film clapperboard zoom out from the right eventually stopping and closing when in full view. A golden HBO logo with "SHOWCASE" below also in gold zooms with it. When the text stops a spotlight shines through it. The logo then cuts to black.
FX/SFX: The zooming and the spotlight.
Music/Sounds: A horn fanfare.
Availability: Rare. Spotted on the Prism Entertainment VHS release of Women In Prison.
Editor's Note: None.
2nd Logo (1993-June 24, 1995)
FX/SFX: The flying objects, and the searchlights.
Variant: A filmed variant exists.
Music/Sounds: The opening theme of the movie or a long version of the previous movies with added bangs and synth piano.
Availability: Seen on TV movies like Strapped and Doomsday Gun.
Editor's Note: It's standard early '90s CGI.