A&M Films

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Credits
Logo descriptions by
V of Doom and Derrick Anderson


Logo captures by
V of Doom and Derrick Anderson


Editions by
V of Doom and Shadeed A. Kelly


Background

A&M Films was the movie production division of A&M Records, the company founded by musician Herbert Alpert and recording executive Jerry Moss. A&M first flirted with filmmaking by forming A&M Productions in 1968, which only lasted a year. A&M Films was launched in July 1981 and headed by the late Gil Friesen, general manager of A&M Records. In 1989, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment purchased A&M Records and continued producing films until 1996. In 1998, PolyGram was acquired by Seagram and Sons and A&M Records was merged with the Universal Music Group and now operates under the Interscope-Geffen-A&M label.

(March 29, 1971, December 21, 1984-April 19, 1996)

Logo: This is not exactly a logo, it's an in-credit text that reads "AN A&M FILMS PRODUCTION".

Variants:

  • On Mrs. Winterbourne, the letters "A","M", and "F" appear in a script font.
  • On The Breakfast Club, the text is superimposed on the screen as "AN A&M FILMS CHANNEL PRODUCTION".

FX/SFX: None, or the scrolling in the credits.

Music/Sounds: The opening or closing theme of the movie or any given soundtrack.

Availability: Rare. Seen on various movies of the era, such as Birdy, The Breakfast Club, The Beast, Bring on the Night, Better Off Dead..., and Mrs. Winterbourne, among others.

Editor's Note: None.

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