ITV Studios Global Distribution/Warning Screen
Warning: On a black background, we see the following text in Helvetica:
WARNING: The copyright proprietors have
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recordings and packaging artwork contained
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All other rights are reserved. Any unauthorised
use including but not limited to
copying, editing, lending, exchanging,
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or otherwise dealing with this DVD
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Technique: None, except on some UK DVDs, where it fades in and out.
Availability: Seen on ITV Studios Home Entertainment releases in the UK, including DVDs of Coronation Street, Numberjacks, and Harry Hill's TV Burp, among others. Before then, it first appeared on later Carlton Video DVD releases, such as Whistle Down the Wind. Also appears on recent DVDs of films distributed by The Rank Organisation, such as Strictly Ballroom and Bugsy Malone, on various EMI DVD releases, and on Rare Parker UK releases. Can also be seen on the first two volumes of Mock the Week: Too Hot For TV, which were distributed by Spirit Entertainment (Mock the Week: Too Hot for TV 3 uses a different warning), on the 2015 DVD of The Beatles: 1, and on the 2006 US DVD of U2: Zoo TV Live from Sydney.