Books of photographs:
"Naked City" (1945); "Weegee's People" (1946); "Naked Hollywood" (1953), featuring distorted photos; posthumous collections "Weegee's New York: Photographs 1935-1960" (1982) and "Weegee" (c.1986).
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I sort of circle around the scene not showing a lot of blood, I take corpses from an angle that makes 'em look comfortable. (from a 1968 interview in the New York Times)
When Fellig was 11, his family moved from Europe to New York City's Lower East Side. His father was a pushcart merchant, and later became a rabbi. Fellig dropped out of school at 14 to help support his family. He worked odd jobs at the Automat, a Lifesavers factory, and a silent-movie house, where he played violin.