Posts Tagged: Marjorie Cameron

Dress-down Friday, hommage edition

Casati. Naturally.

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The jet propelled Antichrist at 100

“Waken, and do what you will”: Occultist/rocket scientist Jack Parsons, born in Pasadena in 1914

The jet propelled Antichrist at 100

“Waken, and do what you will”: Occultist/rocket scientist Jack Parsons, born in Pasadena in 1914

The Wormwood Star

Curtis Harrington’s rare film tribute to (oc)cult artist Marjorie Cameron

The Wormwood Star

Curtis Harrington’s rare film tribute to (oc)cult artist Marjorie Cameron

Nice Guys Don’t Work in Hollywood

“A story about the battle between art and business, from a man torn between both worlds who lived to tell the tale.”

Nice Guys Don’t Work in Hollywood

“A story about the battle between art and business, from a man torn between both worlds who lived to tell the tale.”

The man in the moon

It’s been 60 years to the day since occultist/rocket scientist Jack Parsons blew himself up while mixing chemicals, in an accident which numerous conspiracy theorists claim was anything but.

The man in the moon

It’s been 60 years to the day since occultist/rocket scientist Jack Parsons blew himself up while mixing chemicals, in an accident which numerous conspiracy theorists claim was anything but.

House of Harrington

Curtis Harrington’s work often ended up in late-night limbo, but even his most mainstream films were invested with an eerie otherness, and it was with evident pride that he noted that “they all have a tragic ending, every one of them.”

House of Harrington

Curtis Harrington’s work often ended up in late-night limbo, but even his most mainstream films were invested with an eerie otherness, and it was with evident pride that he noted that “they all have a tragic ending, every one of them.”

Welcome to the pleasure dome

Marjorie Cameron retains a special role in the history of experimental filmmaking for her part in Kenneth Anger’s 1954 work Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome. It’s an extraordinary, multi-levelled piece of film art, a ritualistic parade of deities and archetypes.

Welcome to the pleasure dome

Marjorie Cameron retains a special role in the history of experimental filmmaking for her part in Kenneth Anger’s 1954 work Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome. It’s an extraordinary, multi-levelled piece of film art, a ritualistic parade of deities and archetypes.

Actually, it IS rocket science

The explosion that ripped through a Pasadena mansion on a late afternoon in early summer of 1952 still echoes in the minds of occultists and conspiracy theorists to this day. The first consequence, was that the author of the calamity, a rocket scientist named Jack Parsons, died.

Actually, it IS rocket science

The explosion that ripped through a Pasadena mansion on a late afternoon in early summer of 1952 still echoes in the minds of occultists and conspiracy theorists to this day. The first consequence, was that the author of the calamity, a rocket scientist named Jack Parsons, died.