- Number of Discs: 3
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 9 hours, 58 minutes
- Released: April 19, 2011
- Originally Released: 2011
- Label: Kino Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Includes a Documentary Short Jean Durand (1882-1946) and a Sampling of innovative color and sound films from the 1910s
- Gaumont In Actualities
- Trichromie Films
- Special Edition
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Film Comment - 05/01/2011
"More fascinating, and often amazing, silent cinema from France's Gaumont studio....A generous selection of 40 titles shows his prowess with trick films and comic narratives as well."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2011
"The Cohl collection here is indispensable, featuring 39 shorts from only the first three years of one of animation's most fecund careers..."
This collection of twenty-one films created between 1908 and 1915 directed by such early directors as Emile Cohl, Jean Durand, and Jacques Feyder.