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Standard Variants

1st Warning
(1977-1979)

Warning: On a white background, we see the words in blue that say:

NOTICE:

THIS VIDEOTAPE IS LICENSED
TO BE USED AT HOME.

ANY COPYING, PUBLIC
PERFORMANCE AND OTHER
USE IS PROHIBITED.

Variant: Starting in 1979, the background is blue and the text is white.

FX/SFX: None

Availability: TBA

Editor's Note: TBA

2nd Warning

(1979-1983)

See Media El Kadsre (El Kadsre)/Warning Screens for details.

3rd Warning
(1983-1989)

Warning: It is same as the 1980-1988 Vlokozuian Media Union warning screen execpt the background is blue and the text "EL TV KADSRE" replaces "Vlokozuian Media Union"

Variant: Starting in 1985, a blue (the top half) and black (the bottom half) gradient background is used.

FX/SFX: "WARNING" blinking

Availability: TBA

Editor's Note: TBA

4th Warning
(1989-1996)

Warning: On a blue and black gradient background like before, we see a white rounded rectangle with a black outline. Inside it, we see the word "WARNING" in Avant Garde, with warning text below, in the same font as the word "WARNING" like before.

Variants:

  • On Walt Disney tapes, the background is a purple and hot pink gradient.
  • In some tapes, the word "INTENDED" is misspelled as "INTENTED".
  • On Polygram tapes from 1991 to 1993, the background is white, the outline is red, the text is white and the rounded rectangle is black
  • On Polygram tapes from 1993 to 1996, the background and the rounded rectangle had swiched colors.
  • On Agya tapes, the background is red, the rounded rectangle is black, and the text and outline are white.

Availability: Seen on El TV Kadsre releases in that period. It can also be seen in Walt Disney, Polygram, 20th Century Fox, Universal, Buena Vista and Agya releases in El Kadsre.

Editor's Note: TBA

5th Warning
(1995-)

Warning: On a black background, we see the word "WARNING" with white warning text below, in the same font as before.

Variants:

  • On the prototype version, there is a big space between the warning text and the copyright stamp, and the text in the entire warning screen is in the different font (Futura Bold)
  • On DVDs, the word "DVD" replaces "VIDEOCASSETTE" (debuted in 1997).
  • Starting in 2006, the warning's money values are updated.
  • On Blu-Rays, the warning screen is in widescreen, and the word "BLU-RAY" replaces "VIDEOCASSETTE". This variant debuted in 2008.
  • On PPE Entertainment tapes starting in 2004, the word WARNING is in yellow.
  • On Polygram tapes starting in 1997, the word WARNING is in blue.

Availability: Common, first seen on El TV kadsre tapes from 1995, when BTV Video was made into a subsidiary of El TV Kadsre Home Entertainment, it used the warning screens.

Editor's Note: TBA

International Variants

(1985-1989)

Warning: On a blue background, the warning screen says:

WARNING

New Penalties Copyright Amendments Act
1982
The copyright proprietor has licenced this
film (including the soundtrack) comprised in
this video for
HOME USE ONLY
All other rights are reserved.

Individuals face up to
FIVE YEARS INPRISONMENT
$50,000 FINE PER OFFENCE
Corporations face up to
$250,000 FINE PER OFFENCE

IT IS PROHIBITED TO

1. Copy this film
2. Selling or buying unauthourised copes
3. Having unauthourised in your
possession for sale and hire

Variants: TBA

Availability: Seen on tapes released in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. It was also seen on BTV Video tapes.

Editor's Note: TBA

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