Vintage TV: S from Hell and V of Doom (via Down the Road)

I just wrote my piece about the 1965 Screen Gems logo, and I thought it would be cool to re-post this guy’s blog-post about that same logo and others like it that scared an entire generation. I loved what he had to say!

Vintage TV: S from Hell and V of Doom So what the heck is a closing logo? And why did they once frighten children so? Closing logos, those three-second bits at the end of shows that tell you who made or distributes them, have been with us as long as there's been commercial television. Their humble and unobtrusive beginnings changed in the 1960s and 1970s. A few remained kind and gentle, especially those for children's programming. But imagine the effect on a poor youngster, all calm … Read More

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