Arthur 'Weegee' Fellig

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Naked City (A Da Capo Paperback)
by Arthur 'Weegee' Fellig
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"If it bleeds, it leads" -- the cynical battle cry of today's tabloids -- might easily have been the motto of Arthur Fellig, the freelance photojournalist better known as Weegee, who cruised the streets of 1940s New York in the wee hours of the morning in search of the sensational. His pictures of children sleeping on fire escapes, blood-splattered corpses on sidewalks and amorous couples on the beach -- as seen in this reprint of his first book -- reveal that Weegee, unlike his latter day counterparts, had heart and soul. He also had a cockeyed sense of humor, as evidenced by his captions and camera tips.
ISBN: 0306802414
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Paperback : 244 pages
Language: English
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