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For the british company, see Gaumont British Films.

Gaumont

1895-1903

Gaumont 1895-0

This was dated as the oldest logo in this wiki.

PL/Elgé

1903-1906

Gaumont1903


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"ELGÉ" is the initials of Léon Gaumont, who founded the company in 1895. The daisy has been used in most of Gaumont's logos since.

1906-1908

Gaumont1906


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Similar to the previous logo, except that the pattern on the daisy is removed, and the letters "P" and "L" are removed.

Gaumount Films Cinema

1908-1910

Gaumont1908

This is the first color Gaumont logo.

1910-1915

Gaumont1910

There is an animated version of this logo which changes color, although it was only used on an experimental color film. There is also a golden version of this logo that was seen on the 1915 short film L'embusqué, and a Russian version of this logo.

1914-1918

Gaumont1914

1918-1919

Gaumont1918

Similar to the previous logo, except the daisy has been changed, and it was put in a circle.

PAX

1919-1924

Gaumont1919

It is unknown what "PAX" stands for.

Gaumont Film Company

1930-1940

Gaumont1930

The symbol on the middle-left is the logo for Pathé-Gaumont-Metro-Actualités, which was a joint venture between Pathé, Gaumont, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The symbol on the right appeared to be a rooster, which is a reference to Pathé as they used that symbol also (and still do today). It is unknown what the bird stands for.

1940-1944

Gaumont1940

1944-1945

Gaumont1944

1945-1947

Gaumont1945

1947-1970

Gaumont1947

This logo also appeared as an animation.

1970–1980

Gaumont 1970

The daisy returned in 1970. The animated logo was nicknamed "Daisy of Doom" because it had red smoke in the background and had an ominious fanfare.

1980–1985

Gaumont1980

1981–1995

Gaumont 1981

1995–2011

Gaumont 1995

2011–present

Gaumont Film Company

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