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Gaumont treasures [videorecording]. Vol. 2, 1908-1916 / Gaumont ; curated by Pierre Philippe
[Standard format], American ed. / produced by Bret Wood
New York : Kino International, c2011
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1995.75 .G382 2011  pt.1    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1995.75 .G382 2011  pt.2    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1995.75 .G382 2011  pt.3    AVAILABLE
Subject Cohl, Emile, 1857-1938
Durand, Jean, 1882-1946
Feyder, Jacques
Gaumont (Firm)
Subject(s) Silent films -- France
Short films -- France
Motion picture producers and directors -- France -- History
Motion pictures, French -- History
Feature films
Physical Description 3 videodiscs (ca. 10 hr.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, NTSC
Language Silent films with musical soundtracks and English intertitles
Note Title from container
Films produced 1908-1916; collection originally released by Gaumont Vidéo in 2009
Special features: DVD 2: Jean Durand 1882-1946 - mini-documentary, written by Pierre Philippe, recounts Durand's career; DVD 3: Phonoscenes - Three early synchronized-sound musical shorts; Gaumont in actualities - rare glimpses behind the scenes at Gaumont Studios ; Trichromie Films - Excerpts of Gaumont's revolutionary full-color process
Credits Music by Bernard Lubat (DVD 1), Patrick Laviosa (DVD 2) and Patrick Laviosa, Ben Model and Didier Goret (DVD 3)
Performer/Participant Various performers
Summary Over ten hours of films survey the short works of three pioneering French filmmakers from the Gaumont studio, including Emile Cohl, Jean Durand, and Jacques Feyder
Incomplete Contents [pt.1.] Emile Cole [videorecording] -- [pt.2.] Jean Durand [videorecording] -- [pt.3.] Jacques Feyer and the early masters of French cinema [videorecording]
Contents DVD 1. Emile Cohl (190 min.). Fantasmagoria -- The puppet's nightmare -- Drama at the puppet's house -- The magic hoop -- The little soldier who became a god -- The Boutdebois brothers -- Transfigurations -- Let's be sporty -- Japanese fantasy -- The happy microbes -- Modern education -- The living fan -- Spanish Clair de Lune -- The next door neighbors -- Crowns -- Delicate porcelains -- Monsieur clown among the Lilliputians -- Comic mutations -- Matrimonial shoes -- The enchanted spectacles -- Affairs of the heart -- Floral frameworks -- The smile-o-scope -- Childish dreams -- En route -- The mind of the café waiter -- Master of a fashionable game -- Petit chantecler -- The twelve labors of Hercules -- Petit Faust -- The neo-Impressionist painter -- The four little tailors -- Art's infancy -- The mysterious fine arts -- The persistent salesman -- A history of hats -- Nothing is impossible for man -- Mr. Crack -- Bébé's masterpiece -- Music-mania
DVD 2. Jean Durand (203 min.). Comedies: Calino's baptism -- Calino wants to be a cowboy -- Zigoto and the affair of the necklace -- Calino the love tamer -- Zigoto's outing with friends -- Oxford vs. Martigues -- Onésime goes to hell -- Calino, station master -- Onésime, clockmaker -- Onésime vs. Onésime -- Zigoto drives a locomotive -- Onésime gets married... so does Calino -- Onésime: Calino's inheritance -- Onésime loves animals -- Onésime, trainer of men and horses -- Onésime and the heart of the gypsy -- Onésime, you'll get married... or else! -- Onésime's theatrical debut -- Onésime's family drama. Dramas: The railway of death -- Burning heart: an Indian tale -- Under the claw
DVD 3. Jacques Feyder and the early makers of French cinema (205 min.). Heads...and the women who use them ; Friendly advice ; Biscot on the wrong floor / Jacques Feyder -- The long arm of the law / Roméo Bosetti -- The barges / Georges-André Lacroix -- La marseillaise / Etienne Arnaud -- A drama of the air / René le Somptier -- Child's play / Henri Fescourt -- Feet and hands / Gaston Ravel -- A factory drama ; The pavements of Paris ; The fairy's farewell / anonymous films
Alternate Author Cohl, Emile, 1857-1938
Durand, Jean, 1882-1946
Feyder, Jacques
Philippe, Pierre
Laviosa, Patrick
Lubat, Bernard
Kino International Corporation
Gaumont Video (Firm)
Gaumont (Firm)

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