Actually, Pathe recorded on master cylinders from which they dubbed hill-and-dale Pathe discs, Perfect lateral cut discs and Pathe Actuelle lateral cut discs. The Girard and Barnes Vertical-Cut recordings discography gives approximate dates of recording and the Actuelle history is in the introduction to Alan Sutton's book which lisrs them.
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of David Lewis
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Didur on Actuelle "needle cut" records
http://78opera.com/files/ARTIST_D.pdf shows the range of Didur's US Pathés as "1916-1921." Some Actuelle numbers are listed here and you may wish to check those out individually.
David N. Lewis
On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 8:50 AM, 6295LARGE . <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello everybody
> Can anyone tell me the span of years when Actuelle released the Didur
> Thank you.
> Ben Roth