Lucien Ballard
Date of Birth
May 06, 1908
Birth Place:
Miami, OK


American cinematographer Lucien Ballard led a hectic existence in his early years; he briefly attended the University of Oklahoma and the University of Pennsylvania, then headed to China in search of newer adventures. Back in the States, Ballard went to work in the lumber business, sawing trees and surveying land. In 1928 he headed to Hollywood to visit a girl friend, who happened to be a script...