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Pathé frères (France)

Works: 5,041 works in 5,214 publications in 4 languages and 5,053 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Biographical films  History  Silent films  Historical films  Short films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Producer, Printer, Illustrator, Production personnel, Restager, Publisher, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Pathé frères (France)
La grande bellezza = The great beauty by Paolo Sorrentino( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in Italian and English and held by 961 libraries worldwide
For decades, journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the glittering nightlife of Rome. Since the legendary success of his only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and elite social circles. But on his sixty-fifth birthday, Jep unexpectedly finds himself taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries, and looking past the lavish nightclubs, parties, and cafés to find Rome itself, in all its monumental glory: a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. Featuring sensuous cinematography, a lush score, and an award-winning central performance by the great Toni Servillo, this transporting experience by the brilliant Italian director Paolo Sorrentino is a breathtaking Felliniesque tale of decadence and lost love
Chéri by Stephen Frears( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 792 libraries worldwide
The story of the love affair between a beautiful retired courtesan Lea, and Chéri, the son of her old colleague and rival, Madame Peloux. After six years Madame Peloux has secretly arranged a marriage between Chéri and Edmee, the daughter of another rich courtesan. As the inevitable moment of parting approaches, Lea and Chéri begin to understand, too late, how much they mean to one another
The exiles by Kent Mackenzie( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
"The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne, her husband Homer, and their Mexican acquaintance Tommy Reynolds. Yvonne cooks dinner, Homer and Tommy drop her off at an "all-nite" movie and go to a bar, where they join a group on a joyride out to a hill--Hill X--and drunkenly greet the morning with tribal songs and dancing, while Yvonne sleeps in her neighbor's bed. A beautifully photographed slice of down-and-almost-out life, this is a portrait of women and men who are depressed over their diaspora, poverty, loneliness, alienation, lack of education and opportunity, and trying to escape the grip of a durable Los Angeles nightmare
The great train robbery : and other primary works by Edwin S Porter( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
"The genesis of the motion picture medium is recreated in this collection of films from cinema's formative period. More than crucial historical artifacts, these films reveal the foundation from which the styles and stories of the contemporary cinema would later arise. An animated rendering of Eadweard Muybridge's primitive motion studies (1877-85) begins the program, immediately defining the compound appeal of cinema as both a scientific marvel and sensational popular entertainment. This is followed by the works of Louis and Auguste Lumière."--Publisher
J'accuse by Abel Gance( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and French and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Paris pendant la guerre (Paris during the war): A rare comical look at Parisian life during wartime. These short vignettes feature several popular performers of the day (including: Félix Galipaux, M. Rablet, Marcel Simon, M. Boucot, Jane Faber) ; also includes Francois Poulbot's famous political cartoons. This vintage 35mm tinted print is courtesy of the Lobster Films Collection with Fotoplayer music by Robert Israel
Experimentation and discovery by Edwin S Porter( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
"More than any other decade, the first ten years of the moving picture saw the greatest amount of experimentation and development. Ranging from the ingeniously creative to the audacious, the films represented in this volume offer a sampling of the primitive masterworks that allowed the technical novelty of the cinema to so quickly flourish into an artistically expressive medium. In the films of Cecil Hepworth, one witnesses a primal use of titles (How It Feels To Be Run Over, 1900) and some other rather gruesome visual comedy (Explosion Of A Motor Car, 1900). A Visit To Peek Frean And Co.'s Biscuit Works (1906) by G.H. Cricks features the extensive use of indoor arc lighting; at the same time being a key transitional film between the early actualities and a more involved form of non-fiction filmmaking that would ultimately blossom into the documentary. From France's Pathé Frères come films that are alternately titillating (Par Le Trou De Serrue/Peeping Tom, 1901), awe-inspiring (Aladin, Or The Wonderful Lamp, 1906), colorful (Magic Bricks, 1908) and dramatic (Revolution In Russia, 1905, which depicts the same event as Eisenstein's Battleship Potemkin). Particularly striking is History Of A Crime (1901), in which a criminal's memories are visually rendered through a unique bit of production design. This volume concludes with several works from the Edison Manufacturing Co., including the first known advertising film (Dewar's - It's Scotch, 1898) and Edwin S. Porter's The Dream Of A Rarebit Fiend (1906, a stunning visual fantasy adapted from the comics of Windsor McCay, whose animation can be glimpsed in vol. 5 of this series."--Publisher
Comedy, spectacle and new horizons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
"By 1907 the cinema's initial growing pains had subsided and fairly distinct generic categories of production were established. This volume of The Movies Begin examines some of these integral works that begin to reflect the modern day cinema -- punctuated with authentic hand-tinted lantern slides used during early theatrical exhibition. Visual comedy, with notable elements of slapstick, is represented in Pathé Frères' The Policeman's Little Run (1907), Bangville Police (1913, marking the first appearance of the legendary Keystone Kops) and Max Linder's Troubles Of A Grass Widower (1908). Best remembered today as a major influence on Charlie Chaplin, Linder was one of the first and most popular stars of the cinema. The comic potential of such a basic device as an undercranked camera is exhibited in Pathés Onésime, Horloger (Onésime, Clock-maker, 1912). Alice Guy-Blaché's Making An American Citizen (1912) is an excellent example of the films of social conscience, always an undercurrent beneath the apparently smooth surfaces of commercial productions. Released the very same week was D.W. Griffith's A Girl And Her Trust, a superb film of wide emotional range and great technical virtuosity made near the end of his tenure at the Biograph Company. Nero, Or The Fall Of Rome (1909) strains at conventional film limitations in dimension and duration, looking forward to the revolutionary Italian epics (Cabiria, The Last Days Of Pompeii) that followed a few years later. Equally prophetic are the dazzling animations showcased in the Vitograph Company's Windsor McCay And His Animated Pictures (1911)."--Publisher
Mad love : the films of Evgeni Bauer ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Twilight of a woman's soul: A young wealthy socialite, devoted to helping the poor, is taken advantage of by an unscrupulous and lustful man
The great train robbery & other primary works ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
A collection of early motion picture films, including works by Eadweard Muybridge, Louis and Auguste Lumière, Georges Méliès' "Le voyage dans la lune", Edwin S. Porter's "The great train robbery" and Segundo de Chomon's "The golden beetle."
Georges Méliès encore : new discoveries : 26 films (1896-1911) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Features 26 films produced by Georges Méliès between 1896 and 1911, plus two films in the Méliès style by Segundo de Chomon for Pathé, which for many years were misidentified as Méliès films. Some films are color tinted or have elaborate hand or stencil colors
The passion and death of Christ ; From the manger to the cross, or, Jesus of Nazareth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
The life and passion of Christ: Using 31 carefully costumed and staged tableaux, this early French film dramatizes Christ's crucifixion, death, resurrection and ascension
Laugh with Max Linder ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
In the feature film Seven years bad luck, Max breaks a mirror and has a really bad day. DVD also includes four comedy shorts and an excerpt from his second American feature Be my Wife, and some candid footage of Linder with Maurice Tourneur
Bright star by Jane Campion( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
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Experimentation and discovery ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
A collection of early motion picture films from the first 10 years of medium, including works by Cecil Hepworth, George Howard Cricks, John Howard Martin, Pathé Frères, and the Edison Manufacturing Company
The physician of the castle ( visu )
1 edition published in 1908 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
This short film, produced by Pathé Frères, is an example of early French cinema
Magic bricks ( visu )
1 edition published in 1908 in No Linguistic Content and held by 67 libraries worldwide
This silent film, directed by Segundo de Chomón, shows a magician and his assistant making objects and people appear and disappear. They also make moving images appear on a wall of magic blocks (bricks) that they assemble
Comedy, spectacle and new horizons ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
A collection of early motion picture films, focusing especially on the first films that began to reflect modern cinematic conventions. Includes works by Pathé Frères, Max Linder, the Vitagraph Company, Alice Guy Blaché, and D.W. Griffith
Early Russian cinema : a unique anthology in 10 volumes ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in Russian and English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A collection of Russian films made before the revolution, dating from 1908 to 1917
Five minutes of heaven by Oliver Hirschbiegel( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
In 1975, 17-year-old Irish-Protestant Alistair Little assassinated the 19-year-old Catholic, Jim Griffin in his Ulster home. The murder was witnessed by Joe, Griffin's 11-year-old brother. Thirty years later, Alistair has been rehabilitated and released from prison, while Joe remains traumatized and bitter. When a television talk show decides to bring them together for a live on-air reconciliation, the two must come face-to-face with their own worlds of pain, violence and vengeance
Beginnings ; Folklore and legend ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Russian and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Collection of seven short feature films and one documentary ("Zavod rybnykh konservov v Astrakhani") produced in Russia at the beginning of the 20th century
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controlled identity Pathé cinéma (France)

Br. Patė (Firm : France)
Bratʹi︠a︡ Pate v Parizhi︠e︡
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