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(1980's)

Bumper: Similar to the Collector's Preview bumpers from the era, except the words say "CHECK YOUR LOCAL VIDEO STORE FOR DETAILS" which later fade into the CBS/FOX logo from before and then the words "FEATURE PRESENTATION" in the same style.

Variants:

  • There is a short version in which "CHECK YOUR LOCAL VIDEO STORE FOR DETAILS" is missing. This version can be found on some of the CBS/Fox Video, Key Video and Playhouse Video tapes that have this bumper.
  • Playhouse Video tapes have a yellow-light blue gradient background and have the Playhouse Video logo replacing the CBS/Fox Video logo. The middle of the clapboard is light blue, and the words "CHECK YOUR LOCAL VIDEO STORE FOR DETAILS" and "FEATURE PRESENTATION" are in white. A black and white version of that version exists.
  • On Key Video tapes, a pink-blue gradient background is used, and the Key Video logo replaces the CBS/FOX Video logo. Some releases, such as History of the World Part I, skip the Check Your Local Video Store For Details part and just show the Feature Presentation text. On later 1989 Key Video tapes such as The Charlie Chan Collection and The Betty Grable Collection, the words "FEATURE PRESENTATION WILL FOLLOW" are seen instead. Both versions are not italicized. A black and white version exists.
  • A rare variant of this bumper has "CHECK YOUR LOCAL VIDEO STORE FOR DETAILS" on a dark blue background with a grey line in the center, then "Feature Presentation" wiping in word-for-word in a cursive font on the clapboard before it claps. The gray clapboard is replaced with a light blue clapboard and yet another different blue gradient background is used. It's only known appearance is on the 1988 VHS of Predator.

FX/SFX: The shining and the clapping.

Music/Sounds/Voiceover: An announcer heard on most CBS/Fox promos from the mid-1980's to the early 1990's, Bill St. James, says "Check your local video store for details. And now, for our feature presentation.", followed by a clap.

Music/Sounds/Voiceover Variants:

  • On the short versions of the CBS/Fox and Key Video variants, the announcer just says "And now, for our feature presentation."
  • On the short version of the Playhouse Video variant, the announcer just says "And now, our feature presentation."
  • On the Playhouse Video variant, the announcer says "Check your local video store for details. And now, our feature presentation".
  • The "FEATURE PRESENTATION WILL FOLLOW" variant is silent and lacks an announcer.

Availability: Rare. It was seen on certain CBS/Fox Video, Key Video and Playhouse Video releases from the 1980's such as the original 1988 VHS releases of A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon, Overboard, and Oklahoma!, among others. The short version of the CBS/Fox version can be seen on the original 1989 VHS of A Fish Called Wanda, while the short version of the Playhouse Video version can be seen on the 1987 Playhouse Video rerelease of Fairy Tale Theater: Cinderella.

Scare Factor: Minimal.

(1987 (Star Wars variant))

Opening To Star Wars 1984 VHS (1987 reprint)

Opening To Star Wars 1984 VHS (1987 reprint)

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Bumper: Same as the preview bumper from the era, but we only see the last few seconds of the Star Wars 10th Anniversary logo's animation.

FX/SFX: See the preview bumper.

Music/Sounds: Bill St. James says "And now, for our feature presentation." in the same tone as the previous one.

Availability: Seen on the 1987 re-releases of the Star Wars original trilogy.

Scare Factor: Minimal.

(1988-1992)

CBS-FOX Video Feature Presentation ID (1988)

Bumper: On a black background we see the words "FEATURE PRESENTATION" in a white Lydian font.

FX/SFX: None; it's still.

Music/Sounds/Voiceover: An announcer heard in most mid-1980s to early-1990s CBS/Fox promos says "And now, for our feature presentation." The announcer is Bill St. James.

Variants:

  • Sometimes, the announcer uses a slightly different tone. There are a total of 4 tones which the announcer says it. A few tones use the same as the previous bumper like the VHS of The Abyss.
  • Sometimes, a slightly different font is used. The Century Gothic Light font is used on some 1991 Fox Video releases, while the Helvetica font is used on some 1991-1993 Fox Video release.
  • On the 1991 VHS of The Adventures of Ford Fairline, a purple gradient background is used.

Availability: Seen on most CBS/Fox Video releases from the late 1980s and early 1990s. The original version with the Lydian font can be seen only on the CBS/Fox Video VHS releases that have the "Check For Title Availability Wherever Videos Are Sold" screen such as the 1990 releases of Die Hard, The King and I, Patton, the James Bond film Licence to Kill, the Star Wars Trilogy (1990-1992 rereleases), Garfield Goes Hollywood, and the 1991 VHS of Oklahoma. The last tapes that used the original version of this bumper were the 1992 VHS tapes of A Garfield Christmas, Star Wars (1992 rerelease), Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1992 rerelease), Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (1992 rerelease), and From Star Wars to Jedi (1992 rerelease).

Scare Factor: Minimal; the voiceover may creep some out.

(1991-1993)

Fox Video Feature Presentation ID (1991)

Bumper: Same as the previous bumper, although the words "FEATURE PRESENTATION" are in an Helvetica font and slightly larger.

Variants: Depending on the release, the text can vary in font and capitalization:

  • On the 1991 VHS of Predator 2, the words are in a Lydian font.
  • On the 1992 VHS of An Affair to Remember, the bumper is superimposed on a gold gradient background and the words "FEATURE PRESENTATION" are in a different bold font.
  • On the 1992 VHS of Gentlemen Prefer Blondies, the bumper is superimposed on the Gentlemen Prefer Blondies "Theatrical Trailer" bumper and the words "Feature Presentation" are in italics and in the filmstrip.

FX/SFX: Same as before.

Music/Sounds/Voiceover: Just the same male announcer saying "And now for our feature presentation."

Music/Sounds/Voiceover Variants: Sometimes the announcer says "And now our feature presentation" in a slightly different tone.

Availability: Seen on Fox Video releases from 1991 to 1993. The last tape to use this bumper was the 1993 VHS of Rapid Fire.

Scare Factor: Same as the previous one.