Société Pathé Frères 1896 - 1897

Nationality:
French
based:
Paris, Ville de Paris, Île-de-France, France

Founded as Société Pathé Frères in Paris, France on September 28, 1896 by brothers Charles, Émile, Théophile and Jacques Pathé. Charles took the company public under the name Compagnie Genérale des Établissements Pathé Frères Phonographes & Cinématographes (sometimes abbreviated as "C.G.P.C.") in 1897.