Gaumont British (UK)

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Credits
Logo captures by
Eric S. AussieTechBlits and Others


Background

Gaumont British was founded in 1902 by Isidore Ostrer, acquired Leon Gaumont's control of the company. It was filmed pictures with Gainsborough Pictures Corporation (1924).

1st Logo (1910s)

Logo: On a tan background we see a stylized black daisy in a circle with "G.B" inside

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: Possibly none.

Availability: You can seen the print logo at http://www.gaumont-british.co.uk/.



2nd Logo (1930s)

Logo: A still, updated version of the GB sunflower appears with some shiny sun rays in the background.

FX/SFX: None. It's a still logo.

Music/Sounds: The start of the movie's soundtrack.

Availability: It can be spotted on some DVD prints of films from the era, like 1933's "The Ghoul", starring Boris Karloff.



3rd Logo (1935-1941?)

Logo: Stylized "GB" in circle.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: None (or the film's soundtrack).

Availability: Rare. It can be found on GB films of the period, i.e.: The Tunnel (1935) and High Flyers (1941).



4th Logo (1937)

Logo: "Gaumont British" in corporate font?

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: The opening theme to the film.

Availability: Very rare. Seen on Young and Innocent.

Editor's Note: TBA



5th Logo (1956)

Logo: Just a simple fade-in and fade-out on a space background with "GAUMONT BRITISH PICTURE CORPORATION Presents" superimposed.

FX/SFX: The fades and stars flying in thebackground.

Music/Sounds: The opening theme to the film.

Availability: Rare. Seen only on their last film Supersonic Saucer.

Editor's Note: None.