The clamshell is probably the most common VHS case worldwide (although it did not catch on in the US like it did elsewhere). The beauty of the clamshell is that it combined size, protection, and ease into one package. All a distributor had to do was buy a bunch of these cases in bulk and have tons of paper sleeves printed at the printer (which was much cheaper than having cardboard printed, cut, and glued). Clamshells came in a variety of forms, including soft clams (Disney), hard clams (Thorn EMI), and encased artwork clams (Unicorn).

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Cover Released As Release Year Original Title / Year Cat. # Distributor Formatsort descending Country
Three Caballeros, The 1982 The Three Caballeros (1944) 91BS Walt Disney Ent. (Home Video) BETA United States
Stay Fit Rebounding Aerobic Workout 1984 Stay Fit Rebounding Aerobic Workout (1984) None! Fit For You Video BETA United States
Son of Flubber ???? Son of Flubber (1963) 211BS Walt Disney Ent. (Home Video) BETA United States
Blob, The 1981 The Blob (1958) 3025 (B) Video Gems BETA United States
High Anxiety 1982 High Anxiety (1977) 1107-40 20th Century Fox Video (Home Ent.) BETA United Kingdom
Return of the Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe, The 198? Le retour du grand blond (1974) 2805 Prism Entertainment BETA United States
Premonition, The 1983 The Premonition (1975) 401585 Embassy Home Entertainment BETA Australia
Polish Vampire In Burbank, A 1984 A Polish Vampire In Burbank (1984) 7328 Simitar Entertainment, Inc. BETA United States
Deep, The 1981 The Deep (1977) NONE Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment BETA United States
Sweet Savage 198? Sweet Savage (1979) P111 Astral Video BETA Canada
Devil Doll 198? Devil Doll (1964) MP 3060 Gorgon Video BETA United States
Wild Bunch, The 1980 The Wild Bunch (1969) PEXN1014 Warner Home Video BETA United Kingdom
Shining, The 1981 The Shining (1980) 11079 Warner Home Video BETA United States
F/X ???? F/X (1986) TXA 3769 Thorn EMI / HBO Video BETA United States
Blood Voyage 1984 Blood Voyage (1976) NONE Pan-Canadian Video Presentation BETA Canada