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This page only shows primary logo variants.
For other related logos and images, see:
1895–1903 1903–1906 1906–1908 1908–1910 1910–1915 1914–1918 1918–1919
1895–1903 1903–1906 1906–1908 1908–1910 1910–1915 1914–1918 1918–1919
1919–1924 1930–1940 1940–1944 1943–1970 1944–1945 1945–1947 1970–1980
1919–1924 1930–1940 1940–1944 1943–1970 1944–1945 1945–1947 1970–1980
1974–1995 1980–1985 1995–2003 2003–2011 2011–present
1974–1995 1980–1985 1995–2003 2003–2011 2011–present

PL/Elgé[]

1895–1903[]

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1903–1906[]

ELGÉ (1903)

"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[]

ELGÉ logo variant

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

Gaumont Films Cinema[]

1908–1910[]

Gaumont Films Cinema 1

This is the first color Gaumont logo.

1910–1915[]

Gaumont logo 1910

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[]

Gaumont (1914)

1918–1919[]

Gaumont 1918

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

PAX[]

1919–1924[]

PAX Logo
Pax alt

PAX was a film projector/format developed by Gaumont.

Gaumont Film Company[]

1930–1940[]

Gaumont Franco Film Aubert Logo

A previous belief was that 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. This has been proven false, as it was now attributed to their Gaumont-Franco Film-Aubert joint venture. The bird and globe represent Etablissements Louis Aubert, and the man holding a filmreel represents Franco Film.

1940–1944[]

Gaumont logo 1940 (Sun G)

1943–1970[]

Gaumont1947
Gaumont Sun Globe (1947)

This logo also appeared as an animation.

1944–1945[]

Gaumont '44

1945–1947[]

Gaumont (45')

1970–1980[]

Gaumont 1970

1974–1995[]

Gaumont 1981

This wasn't used on-screen until 1979.

1980–1985[]

Gaumont (1980)

A yellow version exists seen on the 1983 Italian film, Lontano Da Dove and the logo's text was redesigned from the 1910 logo.

1995–2011[]

1995–2003[]

Gaumont 1995

2003–2011[]

Gaumont Logo 2004

In 2003, the daisy was made a bit smaller.

2011–present[]

Gaumont Film Company

External links[]

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