Pathé Exchange records

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2013

Descriptive Summary

Title: Pathé Exchange records
Date (inclusive): 1925-1931
Collection number: 15
Creator: Pathé Exchange
Extent: 2 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Pathé Exchange records, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.


The Pathé Exchange was an American (with French origins) motion picture production company, exhibitor, and distributor from 1896 to 1931.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Pathé Exchange records span the years 1925-1931 and encompass 2 linear feet. The collection is composed chiefly of business and financial records for Pathé Exchange and the Pathé Studio, including audits; balance sheets; budgets; payroll records; reports; weekly cost statements; minutes of meetings; preview comments; general correspondence and memoranda from the files of E. B. Derr, Pathé Exchange's president in charge of production; production summary reports; production schedules; and production information, including credits.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Subject files

Indexing Terms

Pathé Exchange
studio records