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There are eight million stories in the Naked City; this has been one of them.

pen and pencil drawing inspired by the movie
The Naked City
The Naked City portrays the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. A veteran cop is placed in charge of the case and he sets about, with the help of other beat cops and detectives, finding the girl’s killer.
According to the book Noir Style by Alain Silver and James Ursini, the visual style of The Naked City was inspired by New York photographer
WeeGee
, who published a book of photos of New York life entitled Naked City (1945).
Weegee was born Usher Fellig in Złoczów (now Zolochiv, Ukraine), near Lemberg, Austrian Galicia. His name was changed to Arthur when he emigrated with his family to live in New York in 1909.

Fellig’s nickname was a phonetic rendering of Ouija, due to his frequent, seemingly prescient arrivals at scenes only minutes after crimes, fires or other emergencies were reported to authorities.



The ABC’s of Movies Calendar on Zazzle
.A for Arabian Nights…B for Broken Blossoms…C for Camille…D for Dinner at 8…E for El Cid…F for Flame of the Barbary Coast…G for Gaslight…H for Helen of Troy…I for Island of Lost Souls…J for Jungle Book…K for King Kong…L for Laura…M for Midsummer Night’s Dream…N for The Naked City…O for Our Vines Have Tender Grapes…P for The Painted Veil…Q for Queen Christina…R for Reap the Wild Wind…S for She…T for Teahouse of the August Moon…U for Undercurrent…V for Vera Cruz…W for Wings of Desire…X for Xanadu…Y for The Yearling…Z for Zulu

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films, movies, alphabet, celtic, noir, pulp_fiction, woman, new_york, art_nouveau

Comments

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandabout 3 years ago

    You have a lot of movies to keep you occupied for some time to come. Awesome creation!!

  • I did the letter N before but wasnt happy with it. I’m really just going to do the alphabet not all the movies I like. That would be too obsessive!

    – redqueenself

  • Magi5760
    Magi5760about 3 years ago

    Congratulations from your hosts at Art At Its Best!

  • SandyDeLuca
    SandyDeLucaabout 3 years ago

    Very, very cool!

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeabout 3 years ago

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusabout 3 years ago

  • Epicsnakehips
    Epicsnakehipsover 2 years ago

    Lovely/ Nice style.

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