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Weegee the famous, as if by saying it often enough he would make the claim true and somehow it worked: a news photographer by the name of arthur. Viewing record 1 of 7 artist: weegee (arthur fellig) while many of weegee's most famous photographs come from the late-night police beat, the broader. 'weegee' was born usher fellig on 12 june 1899 in the town of lemburg (now in ukraine) he first worked as a photographer aged 14, three.
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