The Evolution of Studio Trademarks
RKO - Radio Pictures
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Films, and Leo the Lion
Studio Trademarks Now
TV Studio Logos
Warner Brothers retain the shield on their stationary and on the screen but the “animation” is achieved by the shield first appearing as a tiny dot which “irises in” on the screen until it becomes full-sized. There is a musical scoring for that trademark too, which is well worth noting for it’s clever effect in bringing out the significance of the shield.
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