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Weegee 1899-1968

Overview
Works: 323 works in 724 publications in 4 languages and 11,510 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Illustrated works  Biographies  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition, pictorial works  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Romance films 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Artist, Honoree, Cinematographer
Classifications: TR820, 779.0924
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Naked city by Weegee( Book )

46 editions published between 1945 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For this collection, Weegee cruised the streets of 1940s New York in the wee hours in search of the sensational. Lewd, louche, licentious but always brimming with life (except when brimming with death), Weegee's photographs have endured decades of modern art criticism
Weegee's people by Weegee( Book )

28 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproductions of photographs chronicling life in New York City
Sinatra : the artist and the man by John Lahr( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artist and the man: Sinatra epitomized control and he raged uncontrollably, destroying friendships, love affairs, and a plate-glass window or two; he won fans around the world across three generations, created an unparalleled body of recorded work, and almost single-handedly invented the postwar American swagger and "the image," Lahr writes, "of perfect individualism."
Naked Hollywood by Weegee( Book )

23 editions published between 1953 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weegee : photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum by Judith Keller( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New York in the mid-1950s was a time of detectives, G-men, mobsters, and crime photographers. Weegee (American. b. Austria, 1899-1968) fit this last profile perfectly. Speed Graphic camera in hand, he dashed around the city responding to the police radio, recording accidents, arrests, fires, and murders. This volume in the J. Paul Getty Museum's In Focus series examines approximately fifty of the ninety-five Weegee prints in the collection, surveying his photojournalism as well as additional works that picture life in the Bowery, Greenwich Village, and Harlem. Judith Keller, Associate Curator in the Department of Photographs, provides an introduction to Weegee and commentary on the plates." "The photographer was the subject of a colloquium at the Getty Museum on August 27, 2004, where the author was joined by David Featherstone, Michael Hargraves, Weston Naef, Miles Orvell, Ira Richer, Colin Westerbeck, and Cynthia Young in discussing his life and work. This conversation, captured here in an edited transcript, traces Weegee's transition from crime photography to social documentarian, with special attention paid to his publications, including Naked City (1945). William McCleery, in the foreword to that book, calls Weegee "an Artist" with "his own conception of what constitutes beauty." With the issuance of this In Focus installment, readers can again share in Weegee's conception."--Jacket
The Village by Weegee( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naked Hollywood : Weegee in Los Angeles by Richard Meyer( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1946, the tabloid photographer known as Weegee relocated from New York City to Los Angeles. Abandoning the grisly crime scenes for which he was best known, Weegee trained his camera instead on Hollywood celebrities, starlets, autograph seekers, and shop-window mannequins, sometimes distorted through trick lenses and multiple exposures. “Now I could really photograph the subjects I liked,” said Weegee of his newfound career in Los Angeles, “I was free.” Following the photographer's lead, the exhibition and accompanying catalog documents the lurid, irresistible undersides of stardom, fandom, commerce, and self-promotion in mid-century Los Angeles. In addition to presenting approximately 200 photographs, many of which have never before been shown, the book explores Weegee's related work as an author, filmmaker, and photo-essayist
Weegee's creative camera by Weegee( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weegee's New York : 335 Photographien 1935-1960 : mit einem autobiographischen Text by Weegee( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keuze uit het werk van de Amerikaanse fotograaf
Weegee's creative photography by Weegee( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Täter und Opfer 85 Photographien by Weegee( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in German and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weegee by Weegee( Book )

10 editions published in 1997 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weegee was born Usher Fellig, in Austria in 1899, and came to New York aged 10 years, where his name was changed to Arthur Fellig. At eighteen he left home and took to the streets for his livelihood. Weegee photographed for the most part disaster and horror, the undercurrent of big-city life
Windjammer : the voyage of the Christian Radich( Visual )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Come on board the magnificent Norwegian square-rigger as it sails its spectacular 17,000 mile journey, manned by a crew of young sailors-in-training, all photographed in the widescreen splendor of Cinemiracle, Cinerama's only true competitor to thrill 1950's audiences by sheer size and clarity. Now digitally remastered in the unique "Smilebox" curved screen simulation, the color, the music, and the true artistry of this classic are reborn. Embarking from Oslo, Norway, the ship sets out across the Atlantic with a storm-tossed stop in Madeira, where New Year's festivities entice the young crewmen to enjoy Portuguese musical celebrations and heart racing rides in basket sleds down steep cobblestone streets. After that, it is on to Willemstad, Curacao, where the young sailors take part in Dutch festivities. They catch a courtyard performance of Pablo Casals in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, they re greeted by native steel bands and Calypso singers. By the time they arrive in New York, the Cinemiracle cameras offer a kaleidoscopic treat of color and sound created by famed photographer Arthur Weegee Fellig. A later encounter with the U.S. Navy Task Force makes for a grand promenade of ships, and when underwater shots of frogmen and a submarine emerge from the depths to reveal the Windjammer on the open sea, Cinemiracle becomes the true star of this breathtaking story. Morton Gould's top-notch score, along with a fine variety of music throughout the picture, sounds perfect in Cinemiracle's 7-channel sound recording"--Container
Extra! Weegee : a collection of 359 vintage photographs from 1929-1946 by Weegee( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Extra! Weegee! features 359 vintage photographs in vivid detail. Most of the photographs and all of the eyewitness accounts are published here for the first time. The photographs and stories presented originate from the Newspaper Enterprise Association archive, the parent company of Acme Newspictures. Recently uncovered, the works illustrated are complemented by the excitement of rediscovering a lost archive which has been missing for decades"--Front flap of dust jacket
Weegee's world by Weegee( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark volume on the most celebrated news photographer of this century, Weegee's World features the work of this archetypal hard-bitten tabloid photographer, who was also a modern master of the art of photography. From the 1930s to the 1960s, Weegee's images of murder, mayhem, and New York's seamy underside set a new standard for immediacy and wit - and influenced a generation of imitators
Louis de Rochemont's Windjammer : the voyage of the Christian Radich( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also includes A Cinemiracle adventure : the Windjammer voyage, a 2012 documentary on the making of Windjammer and on the Cinemiracle process
Weegee by Kerry William Purcell( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in French and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un portrait du photographe de presse Weegee (1899-1968), de sa technique et de sa personnalité, selon une chronologique allant de 1936 aux années 60, à travers une cinquantaine de clichés noir et blanc de New York. Photographe du roman noir dans la ville, toujours sur les lieux des crimes sordides et présent au spectacle de la rue, il montre l'énergie de la perdition comme la vitalité urbaine
Weegee by Weegee( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in French and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une nuit déchirée par les coups de feu et le hurlement des sirènes, une nuit hantée par les truands de tout poil
Photographs by Weegee : Monday, January 31st, 2000 at 2:00 p.m by England) Phillips Son & Neale (London( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le New York de Weegee : Photographies 1935-1960 by Weegee( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sinatra : the artist and the man
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Alternative Names
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Arthur Fellig

Arthur Fellig US-amerikanischer Fotograf

Felig, Artur.

Felig, Artur 1899-1968

Felig, Asher.

Felig, Asher 1899-1968

Fellig Arthur

Fellig Arthur 1899-1968

Fellig, Arthur 1900-1968

Fellig, Arthur H.

Fellig, Arthur H. 1899-1968

Fellig, Arthur H. (Weegee), 1899-1968

Fellig, Arthur N. 1899-1968

Fellig, Arthur "Weegee" 1899-1968

Fellig Usher

Fellig Usher 1899-1968

Fellig Weegee Arthur 1899-1968

Felling, Arthur 1899-1968

Usher, Arthur 1899-1968

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Ṿig'i 1899-1968

Weege Arthur Fellig.

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Weegee Amerikaans fotograaf (1899-1968)

Weegee amerikansk fotograf

Weegee Arthur 1899-1968

Weegee, Arthur F.

Weegee fotograf amerikan

Weegee fotògraf estatunidenc

Weegee fotografo e fotoreporter statunitense

Weegee fotógrafo estadounidense

Weegee fotógrafo ucraniano

Weegee photographe américain

Weegee the Famous

Weejee.

Weejee 1899-1968

Weejee (Fellig, Arthur H.), 1899-1968

Віджі Артур

Уиджи

ויג'י צלם אמריקאי

וייג'י, 1899-1968

וייג'י (ארתור ה' פליג)

פליג, ארתור ה', 1899-1968

פליג, אשר

פליג, אשר, 1899-1968

ويجى

위지

ウィージー

亚瑟·费利希

Languages
English (263)

German (34)

French (13)

Italian (2)