What does PATHE stand for?
What does PATHE mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: PATHE.
What does PATHE mean?
- Pathé or Pathé Frères (French pronunciation: [pate fʁɛʁ], styled as PATHÉ!) is the name of various French businesses that were founded and originally run by the Pathé Brothers of France starting in 1896. In the early 1900s, Pathé became the world's largest film equipment and production company, as well as a major producer of phonograph records. In 1908, Pathé invented the newsreel that was shown in cinemas before a feature film. Pathé is a major film production and distribution company, owning a number of cinema chains through its subsidiary Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont and television networks across Europe. It is the second oldest operating film company behind Gaumont Film Company which was established in 1895.