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Weegee
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Photographer
    (June 12, 1899-December 26, 1968)
    Birth name was Arthur Fellig
    Settled in New York City (1910)
    Photographs appeared in 'New York Tribune,' 'New York Post,' 'World-Telegram,' 'Daily News,' 'Journal-American,' 'PM' and 'New York Sun'
    Published 'Naked City (1945),' 'Weegee People (1946),' 'Naked Hollywood (1953)' and 'Weegee by Weegee (1961)'
    He divorced his wife after just three years of marriage.
    He had an unusual high-pitched voice.
    His nickname, which he is primarily known as, is a phonetic version of Ouija.
    He photographed morbid and disturbing things like car-wreck victims, overcrowded beaches and people's reactions to crime scenes.
    He had no formal training in photography.
    He always chomped on large cigars.
    He was shy and sensitive.
    He changed his first name from Usher to Arthur (1910).
    He earned his fame by always being the first to arrive at a crime scene, faster than the police.
    He was the only reporter with a permit to have a police-band shortwave radio in his car.
    He had a complete darkroom in the trunk of his car.
    His photographs are in stark black-and-white.
    He was skilled at self-promotion.
    His first book of photographs 'Naked City' was turned into an Academy Award winning film.

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