Charles Pathé
Date of Birth
Dec 25, 1863
Birth Place:
Chevry-Cossigny, France


At one time, industrialist Charles Pathé had an international lock on the early film industry and was not only the world's largest manufacturer of camera, projection, and film stock, but was also the world's largest producer, distributor, and exhibitor of early film. Pathé was born in Chevry-Cossigny, France, to a butcher and a cook. He started working when he was 12. Pathé spent five years in the...