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.'”

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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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