Re: RARA-AVIS: Weegee

From: Juri Nummelin (
Date: 05 Sep 2001

On Tue, 4 Sep 2001, Graham Powell wrote:

> If I recall correctly, Joe Pesci's character in the movie THE PUBLIC EYE
> ("Bernzie") was based on Weegee.

Yes, he was. There is a band called Naked City, of course after the Jules Dassin movie, which used Weegee's photo of a dead gangster lying on his face on their album cover.


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