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Léon Gaumont (1864–1946)

Léon Gaumont was born on May 10, 1864 in Paris, France as Léon Ernest Gaumont. He was a producer, known for La fée aux choux (1896), The First Men in the Moon (1919) and Biscot se trompe d'étage (1916). He was married to Camille Maillard. He died on August 10, 1946 in Sainte-Maxime, Var, France. See full bio »

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 1919 The First Men in the Moon (producer)
 1916 Biscot se trompe d'étage (Short) (producer)
 1916 Un conseil d'ami (Short) (producer)
 1914 Monte Cristo Up-to-Date (Short) (producer)
 1914 The Wooing of the Sales Lady (Short) (producer)
 1913 Oscar au bain (Short) (producer)
 1910 Les chefs-d'oeuvre de Bébé (Short) (producer)
 1899 Entrée Et Sortie De La Mine (Documentary short) (supervising producer)
 1896 La fée aux choux (Short) (supervising producer)
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 1945 Le cinématographe Lumière (Documentary short)
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 1995 Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Where It All Began (1995) ... Himself (uncredited)
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Formed the Gaumont Film Production Company in 1895 with Alice Guy-Blache as chief director. A major rival to the Pathe organisation in Britain and France. Gaumont was forced to yield to competition from Hollywood in the 1920's, his American subsidiary being amalgamated with MGM. See more »

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