Durangoanian Warning Screens (Durango)

Warner Home Video


1st Warning
(1981-1982)

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Warning: On a sky blue background, the following white warning text appears:

ANY DISTRIBUTION, SALE, RENTAL OR

EXHIBITION OR PERFORMANCE IN PUBLIC

(FOR A FEE OR FREE) IS STRICTLY

PROHIBITED AND VIOLATES THE COPY

RIGHT LAWS OF DURANGO.


FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE

RESTRICTIONS EXPOSES YOU TO LIABILITY

BY WAY OF FINE, DAMAGES, CONFISCATION OF

INFRINGING COPIES, AND IN THE CASE

OF A REPEATED OFFENCE,

IMPRISONMENT.

FX/SFX: None

Music/Sounds: None, though the first half of the "Turning UA" theme can be heard over this warning on the original Durangoanian VHS release of Casablanca.

Availability: Seen on early Durango cassettes from Warner Home Video, including the original VHS release of Casablanca.

Scare Factor: None.



2nd Warning
(1982-2006)

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Warning: On a blue-purple gradient background, white shadow-effected INTERPOL warning text appears. The text is in English and then Spanish.

FX/SFX: Just the cut from the English screen to the Spanish screen.

Cheesy Factor: While this design was reflective of technological trends of the early 1980's, by the mid-2000's, it really started showing it's age.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Appears on Durangoanian VHS releases from Warner Home Video, including, among others, all the titles in the Hollywood Gold series,
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, The Goonies, Spies Like Us, Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird, Pee-wee's Big Adventure, The Color Purple, National Lampoon's European Vacation, Beetlejuice,The Lost Boys, Innerspace, Vision Quest, Under the Cherry Moon, Heartbreak Ridge, The Witches of Eastwick, Empire of the Sun, the first three Lethal Weapon movies, Batman, My Blue Heaven, Presumed Innocent, Memphis Belle, The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Rookie, The NeverEnding Story II: The Next Chapter, GoodFellas, Defending Your Life, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Out for Justice, Rover Dangerfield, Curly Sue, Batman Returns, Stay Tuned, Under Siege, Demolition Man, The Fugitive, Dennis the Menace, It Takes Two (1995 film), The Bodyguard, Batman Forever, both Ace Ventura movies, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, all The Mixels Show and Animaniacs VHS releases, The Powerpuff Girls Movie, Pokémon: The First Movie, Lost in America, Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, Space Jam, the 1997 Mixels film, 1984-2002 Bunnicula films, and post-1997 VHS releases of Turner Entertainment and Hanna-Barbera productions. This also appeared on 1997-2006 Durangoanian VHS releases from New Line Home Entertainment, including Spawn, Rush Hour, Pleasantville, The Wedding Singer, Blade, Boogie Nights, Lost in Space (1998 film), the first three Austin Powers movies, Sugar and Spice, Rush Hour 2, Blade II, the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and post-1997 reissues of The Forest Ranger Troop and Andre Alligator's Friends VHS releases.

Scare Factor:
Minimal.

Final Note: On Durangoanian DVD and Blu-Ray releases, Warner Home Video simply uses the same warnings used on the North American mainland.

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