Mole Richardson

  • Founded: (Pacoima, California, United States)

Mole-Richardson Company is an American company that is a leader in lighting and lighting in the film industry.

The Mole-Richardson Company was founded in 1927 by the Sicilian immigrant Peter Mole and his partners Elmer C. Richardson and the electrician Fileding C. Coates. Just eight years after the company was founded, the company received an Oscar for technical merit.

In 1960, Warren Parker, Mole's son-in-law, took over the company. Today, Larry Mole Parker and Mike Parker, two of his sons, run the company. A subsidiary is Studio Depot, a trade that supports film studios with equipment and merchandise.


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