Oxford Films

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Credits
Descriptions by
Eric S.

Captures by
Hb1290 and Eric S

Video captures courtesy of
Eric S. and Broken Saw

Background

Oxford Films was once the educational arm of Paramount Pictures, along with Paramount Communications, not to be confused with Paramount's then-future parent company.

1st Logo (1970s)

Oxford Films (1973, opening) - Dead is Dead.jpg

Logo: The words "OXFORD FILMS" in a curvy 1970s font is centered on a blue background with "A SUBSIDIARY OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION" below. The words "PRESENTS" in a plain sans serif font appear underneath the logo.

Technique: None, just the fade in and out.

Music/Sounds: Either silent or the ending theme of the short.

Availability: Was seen on educational films produced by Paramount.

2nd Logo (1970s)

Logo: On a black screen, we see the words "DISTRIBUTED BY" on top. The familiar Paramount logo from the 70's is seen inside a box on the left. At the right is "OXFORD FILMS". Under it, the words "A SUBSIDIARY OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION" is seen.

Variant: A superimposed version of the logo exists.

Technique: None, just the fade in and out.

Music/Sounds: Either silent or the ending theme of the short.

Availability: Was seen on educational films produced by Paramount.

3rd Logo (19??-19??)



Logo: It's basically an edited version of the Paramount Television "Closet Killer" logo.

Technique: Same as the "Closet Killer" logo.

Music/Sounds: Unknown; possibly the same as the "Closet Killer" logo, or none.

Availability: Ultra rare bordering on near extinction. Seen on the company's final educational films.

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