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Gaumont Treasures: 1897-1913

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UPC: 738329065720

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10 HOURS 75 FILMS 3 DISCThe invention of cinema and its growth into a sophisticated art form are vividly brought to life in this massive collection of films from the early years of the influential Gaumont Film Company. Each disc is devoted to one of Gaumont s artistic directors, who oversaw all film production at the studio, and profoundly influenced not only the identity of the studio but also the evolution of the cinema itself.FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE FILMMAKERS PLEASE READ DIRECTOR BIOALICE GUY (1897) The Fisherman at the Stream / Bathing in a Stream / Serpentine Dance by Mme. Bob Walter(1898) The Turn-of-the-Century Blind Man / At the Hypnotist's / The Burglars / Disappearing Act / Surprise Attack on a House at Daybreak(1899) At the Club / Wonderful Absinthe(1900) Avenue de l Opera / Automated Hat-Maker and Sausage-Grinder / At the Photographer's / Dance of the Seasons: Winter, Snow Dance / The Landlady / Turn-of-the-Century Surgery / Pierrette s Escapades (Hand-Tinted Color) / At the Floral Ball (Hand-Tinted Color) / The Cabbage-Patch Fairy(1902) Serpentine Dance by Lina Esbrard / Midwife to the Upper Class / An Untimely Intrusion / Miss Dundee and Her Performing Dogs(1903) How Monsieur Takes His Bath / Faust and Mephistopheles(1905) The O Mers in The Bricklayers / The Statue / The Magician s Alms / Clown, Dog and Balloon / Spain / The Tango / The Malaguena and the Bullfighter / Cook & Rilly s Trained Rooster / Cake Walk, Performed by Nouveau Cirque / Alice Guy Films a Phonoscene / Saharet Performs the Bolero (Hand-Tinted Color) / Polin Performs: The Anatomy of a Draftee (A synchronized-sound Phonoscene) / Dranem Performs: The True Jiu-Jitsu (A synchronized-sound Phonoscene) / Dranem Performs: Five O Clock Tea (A synchronized-sound Phonoscene) / Felix Mayol Performs: Indiscreet Questions (A synchronized-sound Phonoscene & Hand-Tinted Color) / Felix Mayol Performs: The Trottins Polka (A synchronized-sound Phonoscene) / Felix Mayol Performs: White Lilacs (A synchronized-sound Phonoscene)(1906) The Birth, the Life and the Death of Christ / An Obstacle Course / Madame s Cravings / A Sticky Woman / The Hierarchies of Love / The Cruel Mother / A Story Well Spun / The Drunken Mattress / The Parish Priest s Christmas / The Truth Behind the Ape-Man / The Consequences of Feminism / Ocean Studies / The Game-Keeper s Son(1907) The Race for the Sausage / The Glue / The Fur Hat / The Cleaning Man / A Four-Year-Old Hero / The Rolling Bed / The Irresistible Piano / On the Barricade / The Dirigible Homeland -- 225 Minutes - Full-Frame (1.33:1) - Music by Sorties d ArtistesLOUIS FEUILLADE - The Colonel s Account (1907, 4 min.) / A Very Fine Lady (1908, 3 min.) / Spring (1909, 7 min.) / The Fairy of the Surf (1909, 7 min.) / Custody of the Child (1909, 11 min.) / The Defect (1911, 41 min.) / The Roman Orgy (1911, 8 min.) / The Trust (1911, 24 min.) / The Heart and the Money (1912, 17 min.) / The Obsession (1912, 23 min.) / Tragic Error (1913, 24 min.) / Bout de Zan Steals an Elephant (1913, 9 min.) / The Agony of Byzance (1913, 29 min.) 217 Minutes - Full-Frame (1.33:1) - Music by Patrick Laviosa -- SPECIAL FEATURE: Louis Feuillade: Master of Many Forms - This collection of scenes from more than twenty films demonstrates Feuillade s mastery of (and influence upon) a wide range of cinematic genres.LEONCE PERRET - The Mystery of the Rocks of Kador (Le Mystere des roches de Kador) (1912) Color Tinted 43 Minutes - The Child of Paris (L Enfant de Paris) (1913) Color Tinted 124 Minutes SPECIAL FEATURE: Leonce Perret: The Filmmaker s Filmmaker - Illustrated with rare film clips, this mini-documentary reveals the artistry and wit of French cinema s unsung hero.
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List Price: $79.95
Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Studio: Kino Lorber films
Actors: Felix Mayol 
Size: 7.7000" x 5.4000"
Weight: 0.4000 lbs.
Language: English, English