Born near Lemburg in what’s now the Ukraine, Usher Fellig emigrated to the US in 1909 when he was ten. There he acquired a new, Anglicised name, Arthur, and started working as a photographer just three years later.

In 1924 he was hired as a darkroom technician by Acme Newspictures (later Uni Read the full article at: www.bjp-online.com