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).

3975 videos listed
Cover Released As Release Yearsort descending Original Title / Year Cat. # Distributor Format Country
Black Hole, The 1980 The Black Hole (1979) 11VS Walt Disney Ent. (Home Video) VHS United States
Man For All Seasons , A 1980 A Man For All Seasons (1966) BE51365E Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment BETA United States
Midnight Express 1980 Midnight Express (1978) VH10400E Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment VHS United States
Last Challenge of the Dragon, The 1980 The Last Challenge of the Dragon (1976) NONE Video Gems VHS United States
Breakout 1980 Breakout (1975) 1515 Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment VHS United States
Coma 1980 Coma (1978) 11754 MGM/UA Home Video VHS Sweden
King Boxers, The 1980 Xiao quan wang (1971) NONE Video Gems VHS United States
Bullitt 1980 Bullitt (1968) 1029 Warner Home Video VHS United States
Fun With Dick and Jane 1980 Fun With Dick and Jane (1977) VH10210E Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment VHS United States
Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the Water 1980 Don't Raise the Bridge, Lower the Water (1968) NONE Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment VHS United States
Emmanuelle 1980 Emmanuelle (1974) VH10200E Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment VHS United States
Dog Day Afternoon 1980 Dog Day Afternoon (1975) 1024 Warner Home Video VHS United States
Fun With Dick and Jane 1980 Fun With Dick and Jane (1977) 5145 Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment VHS United States
Psychic Killer 1980 Psychic Killer (1975) VIP003 VIPCO VHS United Kingdom
Prisoner Of Second Avenue, The 1980 The Prisoner Of Second Avenue (1975) 1035 Warner Home Video VHS United States

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