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Buckland was a leading designer from the New York stage (primarily for David Belasco), who became the first genuine art director in Hollywood. After working on The Squaw Man
(1914), he became a regular collaborator of Cecil B. DeMille and cameraman Alvin Wyckoff. Under contract to Jesse Lasky (1914-20) at Famous Players, he pioneered artificial lighting and controlled use of shadows. He was also ...