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Paramount logo evolution

Embedded video also here on YouTube.

Via Brand New, after Paramount Pictures unveiled a new company logo to commemorate the studio’s 100th anniversary in show business.

The video shows the centenary proposal around the 2:55 mark, but it’s different from the design Armin published (below). I’m guessing this one’s the legit version.

Paramount logo 100 years
Paramount’s 100th anniversary logo (image via Brand New)

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5 appreciated comments

  1. The pyramidal paramount mountain has been the company’s logo since its inception and is the oldest surviving Hollywood film logo.

  2. It may owe a great deal to the power of nostalgia, but this has always been my favorite Paramount intro, and the one that always sticks out in my head whenever I see any incarnation of the logo.

    http://youtu.be/5HZHJcPuN2U

    Does anyone else share this with me, or are there no Indy fans amongst you? ;P

  3. To follow up on my previous comment above, the Indiana Jones series has always incorporated the Paramount logo into it’s opening sequence, I can not think of any other film that has done so, well, as religiously as the Indy films have. The clip below also shows a nice progression of the logo.

    http://youtu.be/KZjmynjYBDQ

    Sorry to litter your comment board with links David, just trying to add to the discussion.

  4. Jonas

    Chris > There is an even better use of the mountain in a Paramount intro, Coming to America:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zajR_ZweIGg

  5. Ah, I had forgotten about that one Jonas, very nice!


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