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Charles Pathé

Pathé, Charles (păthāˈ, Fr. shärl pätāˈ) [key], 1873–1957, French photographer. He was the first to present (c.1909) the newsreel as a regular attraction at a theater in Paris. In 1910 he introduced the newsreel to the United States; thereafter the Pathé News Reel became an international product.

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