Hollywood Hellhouse

Background: Hollywood Hellhouse was a theatre and art collective, formed in 1970. Near the end of the decade, it was reinvented as a showcase of original productions, be it plays or full movies. The name was sold to Wainright Communications in 1985 and was rechristened as an anthology video series, distributed by Personal Entertainment through their Off-All Video subsidiary.
1st Logo (opening)
(1979-1997)

Logo: On a black background, we see a white square with a shiny black border, containing a man's smiling head. Beneath it is the red text "HOLLYWOOD HELLHOUSE". We zoom in to the square and as we get closer the logo gets blurry, transitioning to the film.

FX/SFX: The zooming.

Music/Sounds: A 1920s-sounding piano/organ piece,

Availability: Appears directly at the start of Hollywood Hellhouse's productions. On VHS releases, it only appears at the beginning of the tape, usually on compilations where transitions to the next film are divided by title-cards.
2nd Logo (closing)
(1985-1997)

Logo: The logo, albeit blurry, zooms forward. It stops at a good enough distance and clears. "THE END" appears beneath the logo. The logo then plays in reverse.

FX/SFX/Cheesy Factor: The zooming and blur, followed by a palindrome effect.

Music/Sounds:A catchy Moog synth disco tune.

Availability: Exclusive to the Hollywood Hellhouse Collection tapes. Obviously shown at the end of every release.

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