Société Pathé Frères 1896 - 1897
- 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.