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Pathé: Quiz


Question 1: In 1896, Mitchell Mark of Buffalo, ________, may have been the first American to import Pathé films to the United States, where they were shown in the Vitascope Theater.
New JerseyConnecticutMassachusettsNew York

Question 2: In November 1929, Natan established France's first ________ company, Télévision-Baird-Natan.
Closed captioningTelevisionVideoMechanical television

Question 3: In 1923, Pathé sold off its United States motion picture production arm, which was renamed "Pathé Exchange" and then later acquired by ________ in 1928.
RKO PicturesFilm noirAcademy Award for Best PictureB movie

Question 4: Pathé or Pathé Frères is the name of various French businesses founded and originally run by the Pathé Brothers of ________.
ItalyUnited KingdomFranceCanada

Question 5: In 1929, he pushed Pathé into ________.
Warner Bros.Sound filmSilent filmPhonofilm

Question 6: Natan had the bad luck to take charge of the studio just as the ________ convulsed the French economy.
Federal Reserve SystemUnited StatesGreat DepressionRepublican Party (United States)

Question 7: Pathé was already in substantial financial trouble when ________ took control of the company in 1929.
FranceLe ménage moderne du Madame ButterflyWorld War IIBernard Natan

Question 8: The Conseil Supérieur de l'Audiovisuel retained 3 of the projects of the group for ________: TMC, Comédie! and
São PauloRecifeDigital terrestrial televisionCuritiba

Question 9: Under Natan, Pathé also funded the research of Henri Chrétien, who developed the anamorphic lens (leading to the creation of ________ and other widescreen film formats common today).
CinemaScopeAnamorphic widescreen35 mm filmPanavision

Question 10: Prior to the outbreak of ________, Pathé dominated Europe's market in motion picture cameras and projectors.
Caucasus CampaignWorld War IArmenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)

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