Paramount Theaters

Background: Paramount Theaters is a theater division founded by Paramount Pictures on March 13, 1929.



1st Logo:
(March 13, 1929- February 13, 1954)

Nicknames: "Majestic Mountain"

Logo: We see a mountain. 25 stars are around the mountain. The words "Paramount Theaters" is above the mountain. The words "FEATURE PRESENTATION" fade in below.

Color Variant: The logo was colorized in color in 1944.

FX: "FEATURE PRESENTATION" fading in.

Cheesy Factor: The logo is okay for a 20s logo.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Extinct, was seen on Paramount movies of the era.

Scare Factor: None.



2nd Logo:
(February 14, 1954-June 3, 1968)

Nicknames: "Vistavision Mountain", "Majestic Mountain II"

Logo: On a black BG, we see a silver "V" zooming in until it fills the entire screen making a silver BG. The Paramount logo from the era in a box fades in with the word "THEATERS" below the box. The word "VISTAVISION" fades in at the bottom. The words "Enjoy the show!" write themself in a cursive font above the box.

FX: The "V" zooming in, the Paramount logo in the box fading in, "VISTAVISION" fading in, and "Enjoy the show" writing itself.

Cheesy Factor: Minimal.

Music/Sounds: A 20-note majestic fanfare. An announcer saying "Paramount brings you our Feature Presentation in Vistavision. Enjoy the show!

Availability: Extinct, it was seen on Paramount movies of the era.

Scare Factor: None.



3rd Logo:
(June 4, 1968-May 8, 1977)

Nicknames: "Majestic Mountain III", "The Ticket Logo"

Logo: We see the 1968 Paramount logo with the Gulf+Western byline. It morphs into the 1968 print logo on a white background. Then we zoom out slowly and it's actually a white movie ticket on a blue BG. The words "FEATURE PRESENTATION" fade in.

Variant: Sometimes there is a black BG.

FX: The morphing into the print logo. The zooming out. The words "FEATURE PRESENTATION" fading in.

Cheesy Factor: None.

Music/Sounds: An announcer saying "And now, our feature presentation".

Availability: Extinct, it was seen on Paramount movies of the era.

Scare Factor: None.



4th Logo:
(May 9, 1977-March 2, 1987)

Nicknames: "Blue Mountain", "Majestic Mountain IV"

Logo:We see the mountain from the era,The stars and the text what reads:PARAMOUNT fade in..Then it fades into a print logo what is the average Blue mountain,But its smaller and shifted up,and in a big Courier font it reads:THEATERS in white,then it fades to FEATURE PRESENTATION.
FX:The fading...

Cheesy Factor:None

Music/Sounds:A 7 note synth fanfare,Then a male announcer says:And now, our feature presentation.

Availability: Extinct, it was seen on Paramount movies of the era.

Scare Factor:Low



5th Logo:
(March 3, 1987-July 5, 2002)

Nicknames: "Boring Mountain", "Majestic Mountain 5"

Logo:We see a Blue-Pink Gradient BG.Then several filmstrip wipe in,with the Paramount logo of the era but it has THEATERS Glued on it...,Then FEATURE PRESENTATION in yellow and in 90 degrees fade in.

FX:The fading...

Cheesy Factor:None

Music/Sounds:The same

Availability: Extinct, it was seen on Paramount movies of the era.

Scare Factor:Low








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