Archie J. Stout
Date of Birth
Mar 30, 1886
Birth Place:
Renwick, IA


American cinematographer Archie Stout abandoned his previous profession as a forest ranger to go to work in the Keystone Studios' cameraman pool. Keystone was perhaps the great practical education a photographer could have: one had to speed up, slow down, and perform in-camera trickery, usually within the course of a few seconds' worth of film. During the '20s, Stout did collaborative and second...