Lucien Ballard

Born May 6, 1908

Lucien Ballard, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer and director of photography.

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1908 Birth Born on May 6, 1908.


1929 21 Years Old Ballard began working on films at Paramount Studios in 1929. … Read More
1935 27 Years Old Von Sternberg allowed him credit for his work on The Devil is a Woman (1935), and the two shared a Venice Film Festival award for "Best Cinematography" in 1935. … Read More


1941 33 Years Old One film of note is 1941's controversial Howard Hughes film The Outlaw. Hughes cast Jane Russell in the lead, and had numerous camera shots of her ample cleavage. This would get the attention of the Hollywood censors. The film was shot in 1940 and 1941 but would take five years to get to selected theaters. … Read More


1988 80 Years Old Lucien Ballard died in a car accident at the age of eighty in 1988.
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