Apr 17, 2012

Vintage Movie Studio Logos

With so many movie studios hitting milestone anniversaries, I became a bit curious about how some of the logos had evolved over the years.  In 2010, 20th Century Fox celebrated 75 years, and this year, both Paramount and Universal are celebrating their 100th anniversaries.  What makes this even more fascinating is that many of these companies logos have been based around the same theme since their creation.

I went on a bit of hunt to find varying logo styles, but the specific years weren't easy to come by.  The selection of logos I've posted range from the 1920s up through the 1990s, followed by the recent milestone logos posted at the end.  Given the fonts and style of each logo it's not too difficult to guess the era it comes from.  If you're into classic films like I am, you've probably come across all of these intros before on DVD. For a bit more detail however, I found this interesting post showing some of the evolution behind the big Hollywood studio logos.  


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Rick Du Bose said...

I am desperately trying to find 8 x 10 or 8 x 11 copies of all the major studio logos for a Hollywood-themed "man cave". Can you help? Thanks.

Rick Du Bose