Arthur Fellig


Arthur Fellig aka Weegee, photographer and photojournalist; born Usher Fellig in a small village in Austrian Galicia (now Zolochiv, Ukraine), in 1899; family emigrated to New York in 1909; made a name as a photographer of crime scenes in the Lower East Side of New York in the 1930s and 1940s; began experimenting with 16mm film in 1941, and worked in Hollywood from 1946 to early 1960s.