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Creator / Kenneth Anger

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Kenneth Anger (born February 3, 1927) is an American filmmaker, well-known for his ties to Aleister Crowley and the homoerotic subtext of his work. A pioneer of the Music Video as well as the Dream Sequence. Also famous, or infamous depending on who you ask, as the writer of the Based on a Great Big Lie Hollywood gossip book Hollywood Babylon.

Partial Filmography:
  • Fireworks
  • Puce Moment (Originally imagined to be part of a full-length feature called Puce Women)
  • Rabbit's Moon
  • Eaux d'Artifice
  • Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome
  • Scorpio Rising
  • Invocation of My Demon Brother, featuring Mick Jagger and Anton LaVey
  • Lucifer Rising

Common Tropes appearing in Anger's works include:

  • Author Appeal: Anger is gay and his films include a lot of muscular, half-naked men. Also, larger doses of the occult.
  • Horrible Hollywood: Hollywood Babylon
  • Nothing but Hits: The soundtrack for Scorpio Rising consists of rock n' roll hits of the fifties and sixties.
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  • Satanism: Friend of Aleister Crowley and Anton LaVey.

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