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1994-November 7th, 2000, 2002 Edit

Modified Screen: On the grass green background of the era's FBI warnings, we see the modified screen text, reading "THIS FILM HAS BEEN MODIFIED FROM ITS ORIGINAL VERSION. IT HAS BEEN FORMATTED TO FIT YOUR TV.".

Variants:

  • On color restorations of black-and-white films, the text reads (in an Arial Narrow font) "This film has been modified from it's original version. It has been reformatted to fit your TV and is a colorized version of the original black-and-white film.".
  • Sometimes, the text is centered and reads (in a Futura Condensed font) "THIS FILM HAS BEEN MODIFIED FROM ITS ORIGINAL VERSION. IT HAS BEEN FORMATTED TO FIT YOUR TV SCREEN AND EDITED FOR CONTENT.". This appears on the 2000 Gold Classic Collection VHSes of Saludos Amigos, The Three Caballeros and Make Mine Music.
  • The 1995 VHS release of The Santa Clause has the standard text, but it is in a different font.
  • The 1997 VHS and a pay-per-view airing of Evita have the text reading "THIS FILM HAS BEEN RECOMPOSED FROM THE ORIGINAL VERSION IN ORDER TO FILL THE TELEVISION SCREEN" in an Arial Narrow font.
  • On the 2000 DVD of Make Mine Music, the text reads "THIS FILM HAS BEEN MODIFIED FROM ITS ORIGINAL VERSION, AND HAS BEEN EDITED FOR CONTENT.".

FX/SFX: None, unless you wish to count the fading.

Music/Sounds: None.

Descriptive Video Service VHS Voiceover Variant: On DVS VHS's, a narrator reads out the screen. For example, a female narrator (Wendie Sakakeeny) says "A title reads..." then reads out the screen on the DVS VHS of The Lion King, and a younger-sounding female narrator (Kria Sakakeeny) also says "A title reads..." and reads out the screen on the DVS VHS of Toy Story.

Availability: Fairly common. One of it's first appearances was on the 1994 full screen laserdisc of Aladdin (which was also one of the first Disney movies to be THX-Certified on laserdisc). This made it's first VHS appearance was on the Masterpiece Collection release of Mary Poppins, and one of it's last appearances was on the Gold Classic Collection VHS release of Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas. Then, 2 years later, the 2002 VHS release of Hercules became the very last release to use this modified screen.

Scare Factor: None to low. The modified screen appearing after the "Feature Presentation" bumper or before or after the THX logo can raise the scale, but it is harmless otherwise.

July 11th, 2000- Edit

Modified Screen: On the blue background of the era's FBI warnings, we see the same modified screen text as the last bumper, only this time, it is slightly larger, and it is in a different font.

Variants:

  • On the 2002 VHS of The Others: Video Bonus Edition, the text reads "THIS FILM HAS BEEN MODIFIED FROM ITS ORIGINAL VERSION. IT HAS BEEN FORMATTED TO FIT YOUR TV SCREEN.".
  • On the 2002 VHS of Signs and the first pressing of the 2002 VHS of Sorority Boys, the text reads "THIS FILM HAS BEEN MODIFIED FROM ITS ORIGINAL VERSION, AND HAS BEEN EDITED FOR CONTENT.".
  • Another variant has the text read "THIS FILM HAS BEEN MODIFIED FROM ITS ORIGINAL VERSION. IT HAS BEEN FORMATTED TO FIT YOUR SCREEN.". Sometimes in another different font.

FX/SFX: None, unless you wish to count the fading.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: A bit less common than its predecessor. Seen on Walt Disney Home Video VHS releases from the era. The earliest releases to use this modified screen were the 2000 VHS releases of Winnie the Pooh: Storybook Classics and Toy Story 2. It also appeared on films that were aired on Disney Channel and Disney XD, and the start of post-2006 Disney movies on airlines. Strangely, this screen does not appear on the VHS release of Finding Nemo or Shanghai Knights, which instead useS 20th Century Fox's modified screen. It (again) also appeared on a Canadian TV airing of Spy Kids, following the Alliance logo. Others move onto the show's intro. Strangely, it appeared at the start of Disney Junior on Disney Channel airing of The Sword in the Stone, and also after the Alliance Atlantis logo on the Canadian VHS release of The Others, and some films on airplanes, like Primeval (2007 crocodile film, not the BBC show), The Muppets and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Scare Factor: Same as the last modified screen.

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