Weegee thenoir     and film             Famous
Time LinePhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Racheland Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s                               Photograp...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899Photographer unknown.Weegees par...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Time Line                                                              - Born June 12,1899                                ...
Political and Economical Climate                               Unemployment Rate          East side tenement building,New ...
“Weegee also exposed the terrible disorder and chaos of life for the                                 poor” pg 10WNY       ...
“No other art from rivals photography’s capacity to be meaningless, to topple     into a void. As a hedge against vacuity,...
The Critic- 1943
sadistic        cynicism          disorienting   Oppressive    bleakness                              Fatalism            ...
Night has a Thousand Eyes- 1948   Car Crash Upper Fifth Ave- July 13th, 1941- The focus point                         - Fr...
He Ran All the Way- 1951   Mother and child in Harlem- 1939
Their First Murder- October 9, 1941         Cornell Woolrich’s Deadline at Dawn                 “Weegee had aesthetic pred...
Citizen Kane- 1941- Lines- Shadows- Bars                   “Cooler”- 1942
Hole where plane (B-25) hit Empire State Building- 1945   Dead man in a restaurant
Couple in Voodoo Trance- 1956                                End
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    1. 1. Weegee thenoir and film Famous
    2. 2. Time LinePhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Racheland Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s Photographer unknown. Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    3. 3. Time Line - Born June 12,1899Photographer unknown.Weegees parents - Racheland Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s Photographer unknown. Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    4. 4. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906Photographer unknown.Weegees parents - Racheland Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s Photographer unknown. Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    5. 5. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Racheland Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s Photographer unknown. Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    6. 6. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Rachel - 1914 Arthur Fellig leaves his family homeand Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s Photographer unknown. Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    7. 7. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Rachel - 1914 Arthur Fellig leaves his family homeand Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s - 1917 Fellig Hired by Ducket & Adler Photo Studio Photographer unknown. Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    8. 8. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Rachel - 1914 Arthur Fellig leaves his family homeand Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s - 1917 Fellig Hired by Ducket & Adler Photo Studio - 1921 Fellig began to work at the New York Times Photographer unknown. Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    9. 9. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Rachel - 1914 Arthur Fellig leaves his family homeand Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s - 1917 Fellig Hired by Ducket & Adler Photo Studio - 1921 Fellig began to work at the New York Times - 1927 began his employment at Acme Pictures Photographer unknown. Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    10. 10. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Rachel - 1914 Arthur Fellig leaves his family homeand Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s - 1917 Fellig Hired by Ducket & Adler Photo Studio - 1921 Fellig began to work at the New York Times - 1927 began his employment at Acme Pictures Photographer unknown. - 1935 Weegee becomes a freelance photographer Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    11. 11. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Rachel - 1914 Arthur Fellig leaves his family homeand Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s - 1917 Fellig Hired by Ducket & Adler Photo Studio - 1921 Fellig began to work at the New York Times - 1927 began his employment at Acme Pictures Photographer unknown. - 1935 Weegee becomes a freelance photographer Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, - 1938 Weegee becomes the first civilian with a police radio Weegee."Photographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    12. 12. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Rachel - 1914 Arthur Fellig leaves his family homeand Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s - 1917 Fellig Hired by Ducket & Adler Photo Studio - 1921 Fellig began to work at the New York Times - 1927 began his employment at Acme Pictures Photographer unknown. - 1935 Weegee becomes a freelance photographer Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, - 1938 Weegee becomes the first civilian with a police radio Weegee." - 1940 PM Daily was created by Ralph IngrersollPhotographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    13. 13. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Rachel - 1914 Arthur Fellig leaves his family homeand Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s - 1917 Fellig Hired by Ducket & Adler Photo Studio - 1921 Fellig began to work at the New York Times - 1927 began his employment at Acme Pictures Photographer unknown. - 1935 Weegee becomes a freelance photographer Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, - 1938 Weegee becomes the first civilian with a police radio Weegee." - 1940 PM Daily was created by Ralph Ingrersoll - 1944 exhibition in “Art in Progress”, Museum of Modern ArtPhotographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938Chevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    14. 14. Time Line - Born June 12,1899 - Left for the United States in 1906 - 1910 Bernard sends for his wife and four childrenPhotographer unknown.Weegees parents - Rachel - 1914 Arthur Fellig leaves his family homeand Bernard Fellig, c. 1920s - 1917 Fellig Hired by Ducket & Adler Photo Studio - 1921 Fellig began to work at the New York Times - 1927 began his employment at Acme Pictures Photographer unknown. - 1935 Weegee becomes a freelance photographer Portrait of Weegee (Arthur Fellig), c.1956 Inscribed on image: "To all my Subjects, - 1938 Weegee becomes the first civilian with a police radio Weegee." - 1940 PM Daily was created by Ralph Ingrersoll - 1944 exhibition in “Art in Progress”, Museum of Modern ArtPhotographer unknown.Weegee at his typewriter inthe trunk of his 1938 - 1946 Publication of Naked CityChevy, c.1943 pgwny334
    15. 15. Political and Economical Climate Unemployment Rate East side tenement building,New York, New York, 1927• Prohibition from 1920- Year Rate 1933 1920 5.2%• Rise in crime syndicates 1920 4.2 1920 8.7• The Great Depression spanning from 1929 into 1932 23.6 the early 1940’s 1934 21.7 1936 16.9• An unemployment rate dipping to 23.6% in 1932 1938 19.0 1940 14.6• High immigrant density in New York Lower East 1942 4.7% Side 1944 1.2 1946 3.9• Major divid between working class and the 1948 3.8 wealthy/elite 1950 5.3 Photo courtesy of the New York Public Library/Humanities and Social Sciences Library / Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy.
    16. 16. “Weegee also exposed the terrible disorder and chaos of life for the poor” pg 10WNY NEW YORK CITY, 1940 -- A father and son wave American flags at a parade in Chinatown.Children Sleeping on Coney Island (Sewing Pants)- 1960 a fires escape 1941
    17. 17. “No other art from rivals photography’s capacity to be meaningless, to topple into a void. As a hedge against vacuity, ambitious photographers cloak themselves in a knowledge of art. But Weegee was an innocent, a primitive who describes strong emotions and guilelessly jabbed at ours” (Coplans 7).On the Toilet- 1941 Fire in Harlem- her kids are still in the burning building- 1942 The clothing has been saved- 1943
    18. 18. The Critic- 1943
    19. 19. sadistic cynicism disorienting Oppressive bleakness Fatalism dark PessimismDisillusionment ParanoiaRain Futility Corruption Suspicion defeatAlienation Entrapment Juxtaposing disenchantment Moral Ambiguity murder Claustrophobic Dingy Anxiety jarring the human conditionMelancholy guilt Evil Desperation gloomy mean streets
    20. 20. Night has a Thousand Eyes- 1948 Car Crash Upper Fifth Ave- July 13th, 1941- The focus point - Framing- Confinement - Positioning- Reflection - Spectators eyes
    21. 21. He Ran All the Way- 1951 Mother and child in Harlem- 1939
    22. 22. Their First Murder- October 9, 1941 Cornell Woolrich’s Deadline at Dawn “Weegee had aesthetic predilection for artificial light. He liked the way in which an object is highlighted and flattened by a freeze action of flash, and slowly dissolves into a saturated black background. He called this ‘Rembrandt light’. This effect is only partly due to his equipment.” -Weegee’s New York
    23. 23. Citizen Kane- 1941- Lines- Shadows- Bars “Cooler”- 1942
    24. 24. Hole where plane (B-25) hit Empire State Building- 1945 Dead man in a restaurant
    25. 25. Couple in Voodoo Trance- 1956 End

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