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Société des établissements Gaumont

Overview
Works: 28 works in 32 publications in 4 languages and 455 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Société des établissements Gaumont
 
Most widely held works by Société des établissements Gaumont
Il Generale Della Rovere by Roberto Rossellini ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film of intrigue and heroism within the Italian underground during the German occupation of Italy. Emanuele Bardone, a petty con man, fleeces his victims by posing as a colonel. Persuaded by the Germans to impersonate a partisan leader they have killed, he assumes the admirable qualities of the heroic officer and the German plan backfires
Fantô̂mas by Louis Feuillade ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crime saga with the evil Fantômas battling Inspector Juve
Les Vampires by Louis Feuillade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intrepid reporter and his loyal friend battle a bizarre secret society of criminals known as The Vampires
Christopher Columbus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reenacts scenes from the life of Christopher Columbus, including the discovery of America
Loulou by Maurice Pialat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A married woman can't resist a charming leather-jacketed man and leaves her middle-class husband to live with him
Fantômas the complete saga ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crime saga with the evil Fantômas battling Inspector Juve
Films d'Etienne Arnaud films français (Gaumont, 1907-1910) et films américains (Eclair, 1912-1913) ( )
in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes photographs, documents, and selected numbers of Nouveauté cinématographique from the Société des établissements Gaumont
The Man in the moon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Broken-hearted Pedro leaves a boisterous café after a jealous quarrel with his sweetheart and is picked up by a flying machine that takes him to the moon. Pedro and the moon do battle, and after Pedro is given a pardon from three stars, he is dropped back to earth to the arms of his sweetheart who is glad to see him. Combines animation with live action
The gambler's ruin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Peter Thurston develops a mania for gambling and gradually sinks lower and lower until he is ruined. Failing to obtain money from either his wife or his father, Peter becomes a burglar. Sometime after, he breaks into his wife's home and inadvertently causes her death. Meanwhile, his father perfects a machine capable of detecting criminals, which is used to prove Peter's guilt. As Peter is led away, the father recognizes him and realizes that he is responsible for convicting his own son
Sterling and Francine Clark Papers: Realia Series by Robert Sterling Clark ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This eclectic series of objects includes personal items such as RSC's military uniforms, as well as luggage, scientific equipment, horse tack, and decorative objects
The golden lily ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A poor, elderly violinist takes refuge in a cathedral. When he plays his violin there, the Madonna appears before him and gives him a golden lily. He tries to sell the lily to a goldsmith, but the goldsmith and his wife doubt the violinist's story. They summon guards who bring him before the Holy Office. He is found guilty and is about to be taken away, but the inquisitor gives him a chance to prove his story by returning to the cathedral and playing his violin in the presence of all those assembled. The Madonna appears again and gives him another golden lily. The old man is saved and is carried through the streets as a hero
Buying a cow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An urban husband and wife, walking in the countryside outside Paris, are so impressed with the delicious taste of a cow's milk that they buy the cow and try to bring it back to their Parisian apartment. After many misadventures, the cow is stolen right after they reach their front door
Jimmie tricks the landlady ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A little boy saves his mother from eviction by tricking the adulterous landlady into thinking that he can read her palm and thus might reveal her secret affair
A set of teeth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A mother-in-law is presented a new set of teeth by her son-in-law. The teeth, which are operated by a spring mechanism, attach themselves to tender portions of the anatomy of those who handle them
A village King Lear ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A blind man, who is well-treated and respected by his servants, transfers his property to his two married daughters. The elder daughter comes to live with him and dismisses the servant; she becomes inattentive and treats her father unkindly. She forces him upon the younger sister who gives the father a poor welcome. The despair caused by his daughters' cruelty leads the man to comtemplate suicide; he leaves home at midnight to end his life in the stream. At the stream, his former servant rescues him and takes him home to live with her. Very little camera movement
The City of Amalfi in Italy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Shows the Cattedrale di Sant'Andrea at Amalfi, Italy, and the progress of the Procession of Sant'Andrea down the Cathedral steps
The valet by Gaumont ; Madman Entertainment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Seen in a photo with a supermodel, a French billionaire tries to convince his wife that the model is actually dating the valet
A mix-up at court ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A wandering minstrel is ejected from the castle grounds of an irritable nobleman and vows to get revenge. Upon discovering that he closely resembles the nobleman, the musician decides to go to the king's court posing as the nobleman. The king and courtiers are deceived and, in addition, are pleased with the impostor's amiable demeaner. When the real nobleman arrives, he is unable to convince the king that he should be given royal recognition. The king decides he prefers the one with the amiable disposition, and the nobleman is thrown out as an impostor
His leap to liberty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A young man in a French village is wrongly arrested for stealing. He escapes and is recaptured; with a gun held to his back he leads the capturer to a tree where the real thief is burying the money. He is then reunited with his sweetheart
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Gaumont (Firm)

controlled identity Gaumont Franco-Film Aubert (Firm)

controlled identity Société L. Gaumont et Cie

S.E.G. (Société des établissements Gaumont)
SEG
Société des établissements L. Gaumont
Languages
English (13)
French (9)
Italian (2)
Spanish (1)