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Gaumont

Overview
Works: 64 works in 94 publications in 3 languages and 729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Educational films  Internet videos  War films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Silent films 
Roles: Producer, pmn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Gaumont
Eastern Europe 1900-1939( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program traces the history of Eastern Europe from the reign of Franz Josef to the rise of Hitler and the beginnings of the Second World War. Topics covered include the war for Macedonia pitting Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece against the Turks; political manipulation of the Balkans by Russia, Austria, Britain, and France; domination of Serbia; the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand; the fall of czarist Russia; the Hungarian Revolution of 1918; rise of the Communist Party; birth of the Czechoslovakian Republic; the Treaty of Versailles; the rise of Marshal Pilsudski in Poland; formation of the United Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes; and the Munich Conference. (55 minutes)
Eastern Europe 1939-1953( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events leading up to World War II had a devastating political and economic effect on Eastern Europe, as did the rise of Stalin and the thirst for empire of the Soviet Union. This program traces how both Hitler's and Stalin's quests for power left this vulnerable area of the world permanently destabilized. Topics include the invasion of Poland by Germany; intrigues and internal politics of the Balkan States; declaration of Croatian independence; the war between Russia and Germany; the Warsaw Ghetto; Marshal Tito and the Anti-Fascist Liberation Council; the battle for Stalingrad; American intervention; the Slavic resistance movement; the Yalta Conference; the Potsdam Conference; the Communist takeover; Tito's break with Moscow; and closing of the Iron Curtain
Eastern Europe 1953-1991( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program begins with the death of Stalin, which precipitated a rash of political intrigues in the Balkans, and ends with the fall of Communism. Topics include the rise of Nikita Khrushchev; the 1956 Polish Workers Revolt; the liberation of Cardinal Wyszynski; the Hungarian Revolt; the rise of Nicolae Ceausescu in Romania; Tito's socialism; the Czechoslovakian Revolution; the death of Tito; the Helsinki Conference; Lech Walesa and the Polish miners' strike; Gorbachev and perestroika; and the rise of democracy
Les barbouzes by Georges Lautner( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of an infamous arms dealer, four secret agents try to seduce his young widow to obtain his secrets for their respective countries
Il Generale Della Rovere by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A petty con man is blackmailed by the Germans into impersonating the anti-fascist military hero, General della Rovere, who has been killed
Le vice et la vertu( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters, Juliette and Justine, take opposite paths during the Nazi occupation of Paris during World War II. Juliette is a collaborator, while Justine supports the resistance movement. Justine is arrested and deported to a mysterious castle that is a brothel for Nazi officers. Juliette, the mistress of an SS colonel, finds Justine and tries to help her escape. But Justine wants to suffer the same fate as her fellow prisoners
Le dos au mur by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Decret, a rich industrialist, finds out that his wife Gloria is cheating on him with a young actor. To get even, he harrasses her with anonymous letters and convinces her of the guilt of her lover. Distressed, Gloria accidentally kills the young man. Jacques buries the body in a construction wall--case closed. But one night the whole plot becomes clear to Gloria
Vive la France( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muzafar and Feruz are two good-hearted shepherds from Taboulistan... a tiny country in Central Asia that no one has ever heard of. In order to bring his country into the international limelight, the son of the Tabouli president decides to try terror "advertising" and entrusts the two shepherds, more naive than evil, with the mission of a lifetime: destroying the Eiffel Tower! To meet their objective, they have to move through the most hostile territory imaginable: France! A France far different from the West they had heard described: Corsican nationalists, over-zealous policemen, dishonest taxi drivers, violent sports fans, crabby employees, unfriendly waiters, Kafkaesque administrations and medical malpractice... they are spared nothing. Luckily they meet Marianne, a young and pretty reporter who mistakes them for illegal aliens and helps shows them another face of France... a hospitable, magnificent and generous land where the living is easy. Vive la France!
Taxi for Tobruk by Denys de La Patellière( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the defeat of Axis forces in the crucial battle of El Alamein in 1942, four French soldiers make their way through the Libyan desert back to friendly lines and capture a German officer
The Intouchables by Éric Toledano( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust, and human possibility. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street-smart ex-con caretaker, The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common
Arsène Lupin contre Arsène Lupin by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gentleman thief Arsène Lupin died leaving two sons, François de Vierne and Gérard Dagmar. They don't know each other, but both are looking for the treasure of Poldavia hidden by their father. To recover it, Baron Von Krantz kidnaps the prince of Poldavia. In love with the prince's sister and helped by François and a journalist, Gérard throws himself into pursuing the kidnappers
Les Vampires by Louis Feuillade( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La série se déroule à Paris et relate les exploits d'une bande de criminels qui se sont eux-mêmes baptisés "les Vampires." Musidora y interprète le rôle d'Irma Vep, une femme fatale dont le nom est l'évident anagramme de "vampire"". --Site wikipédia, consulté le 2 octobre 2014
L'homme orchestre by Serge Korber( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pas d'excès alimentaires, pas de sentiments, pas de vie privée. Evan Evans, dirige d'une main de fer sa troupe de danseuses. Sa tranquilité est rompue le jour où il découvre l'existence d'un bébé, qui est peut-être celui de son neveu
Elena et les hommes Elena and her men by Jean Renoir( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... l'histoire d'Elena Sorokovska, une princesse polonaise qui s'introduit dans les salons et soirées à la mode. Persuadée de pouvoir changer la destinée des hommes célèbres, elle use de sa beauté afin de les séduire et de les manipuler."--Site web Cinemotion
Les tontons filingueurs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dying mob boss nicknamed ''The Mexican'' asks his old friend and ex-gangster, Fernand Naudin, to come out of retirement to take over the family businesses and protect his soon to be married daughter
Le miroir à deux faces by André Cayatte( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A school teacher marries a plain woman and ten years later their relationship is profoundly disturbed when she secretly undergoes plastic surgery that transforms her into a beauty
JCVD by Mabrouk el Mechri( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

JCVD is an out of luck actor. He's out of money, his agent can't find him a decent production, and a judge is inclined to give his ex-wife custody of his daughter. He returns to his childhood home of Brussels. When he goes into a post office to receive a wire transfer, he finds himself in the middle of a hostage situation. Due to an unfortunate mistake, the police believe JCVD is responsible for the crime. As the events are played from different perspectives, JCVD finds himself protecting the hostages, as well as serving as their negotiator. JCVD is forced to accept responsibility for crimes he didn't commit, as well as the life mistakes that he did make
Hibernatus by Édouard Molinaro( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Industrial y especialista en el campo del embalaje, Huber de Tartas vive tranquilamente con su esposa Edmée y su hijo Didier, estudiante de medicina que está a las puertas de un matrimonio muy prometedor. Pero la aparición de un hombre, después de 65 años de hibernación en los glaciares del polo, viene a cuestionarlo todo, ya que se trata del abuelo de Edmée
La folie des grandeurs Delusions of grandeur by Gérard Oury( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical comedy about power and the idiots who crave it. Don Salluste, the tax collector for the King of Spain, is both greedy and unpopular. He reigns terror on the peasantry and on his servant, Blaze. To seek revenge on the Queen who ordered his dismissal and expulsion from the court, Don Salluste orders Blaze to impersonate a nobleman and seduce the Queen, thereby creating a scandal
Les aventures d'Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notorious gentleman thief Arsène Lupin engages in a series of daring schemes to deprive his wealthy countrymen of rare jewels and priceless paintings. His activities arouse the interest of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, who arranges for Lupin to be kidnapped and brought to his castle. The Kaiser offers Lupin a challenge: to steal a jewel of great value from a secret hiding place. Should Lupin accept the wager?
 
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