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Why Horror VHS Artwork Was So F*cked Up

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Published on Oct 24, 2017

A love letter to video stores, horror films, and the AIDA Advertising Method that made the artwork on their VHS covers so effectively grotesque and memorable.

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MISC. FOOTAGE IN THIS VIDEO:
1990s Blockbuster Video Store Commercial
AppleTV 4 iTunes movies
The Awesome Old School Video Rental Store (Around the Town Vlog)
Blockbuster Video Ad Compilation
Dear Censor - BBFC Documentary - Video Nasties
The First Television Remote Control
Hulu App for the NEW Apple TV - Walkthrough
The Last Blockbuster Video Store - End Of An Era
Philips VCR N1700 commercial :: 1977
Slashback Video Tour
Wherehouse videotape rental commercial 1981


MUSIC IN THIS VIDEO:
"Black Heat" by Ross Bugden - Music is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhqnK...

"The Dead Suite" by John Harrison
"Humanity, Pt. 2" by Ennio Morricone
"Main Title" by John Carpenter & Alan Howarth
"Sun High" by Simon Park
"Synthpop" by Henrik J
"Theme From Carrie" by Pino Donaggio

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