Molly Watkins

Forename/s: 
Molly
Family name: 
Watkins
Interview Number: 
159
Interview Date(s): 
15 Aug 1990
Interviewer/s: 
Production Media: 
Duration (mins): 
75

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[Transcribed from Manny Yospa’s brief notes]

M.R.Watkins – the widow of an Englishman (born 1888) who worked for Bell Telephone laboratories in New York City and was one of the Vitaphone development team. Knew Sam and Harry Warner – installed the Westrex sound system at B and D studios (also Billancourt Studios in Paris, and in Madrid) and designed the sound installation at Denham Studios. ‘Nothing of great moment but a charming lady indeed.’

[See also Interview No 727]

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Biographical

Married to Stanley Watkins, Chief Engineer Vitaphone. See interview number 727  with Stanley recorded in 1970