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Logo description by mr3urious

Logo captures courtesy of ThatLogoDude Editions by Hoa and MegaAveron25

Background: Morris Video was a film distributor located in Redondo Beach, California. Morris Video was founded in the early 1980s by George and Dawn Morris. The company released a wide variety of instructional films on VHS and Beta.

(1984-1990s)

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Morris Video

Morris Video

Nicknames: "MV Combo", "The Voice of Hell"

Logo: On a black background, we see several purple/blue/pink lines appearing up and down, forming a TV tube shape (similar to the Qintex logo) with an M inside it. Then, a gold streak/ribbon wraps around the M, making the letter the script letter V and looking like a streak/ribbon that used in Wave 3 icons of every single Windows Live services (i.e. Windows Live Movie MakerWindows Live Messenger (now Skype), Windows Live Hotmail (now Outlook.com)). "MORRIS VIDEO" in Retro Stereo Wide font, colored blue-purple, appears below and glows brightly. The whole thing zooms out and dissolves away.

FX/SFX: The TV tube forming, the dissolving effect. It's pretty nice animation for 1984.

Music/Sounds: A creaking synth bass with a whoosh followed by an announcer saying "Morris Video" in a deformed voice.

Availability: Can be seen on Morris Video releases of children's material and instructional videos, such as Super Bowling.

Scare Factor: Medium. The music, announcer and the zoom out may scare a few people.