74 Years Ago Today… “I don’t gloat over it, it’s my job.”

PM Newspaper 1941
PM, March 9, 1941

“This is a horrible but fascinating picture of a midget arrested in a vice case, unsuccessfully trying to dodge Weegee’s camera. About such pictures Weegee says: ‘I’m there to take pictures and I do it. I don’t gloat over it, it’s my job.'”

Brooklyn Eagle, April 17, 1940 (article from Fulton History)

(Is this the same Jerry Austin who was in Freaks (1932), Saratoga Trunk (1945), The Lovable Cheat (1949), etc.?)

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