Item Details

The Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome [videorecording]

Kenneth Anger
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
A convocation of magicians assume the identity of gods and goddess in a Dionysian revel. Lord Shiva, the magician, awakes. The Scarlet Woman, whore of heaven, smokes a big, fat joint ; Astarte of the moon brings the wings of snow ; Pan bestows the grapes of Bacchus ; Hecate offers the sacred mushroon, yagé, wormwood brew. The vintage of Hecate is poured. Pan's cup is poisoned by Lord Shiva. The orgy ensues - a magick masquerade at which Pan is the prize. Lady Kali blesses the rites of the children of light as Lord Shiva invokes the godhead with the formula 'Force and Fire'. Dedicated to the few ; and to Aleister Crowley; and the crowned and conquering child.
Release Date
1954
Run Time
38 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • VHS format [NTSC]
  • Videocassette release of the 1954 film.
Series
Kenneth Anger's Magick Lantern Cycle
Anger, Kenneth Magick Lantern Cycle
Magick Lantern Cycle
Series Statement
Kenneth Anger's Magick lantern cycle vol. 2
Anger, Kenneth. Magick lantern cycle ; vol. 2
Magick lantern cycle ; vol. 2
Published
New York, N. Y. : Mystic Fire Video, c1986.
Description
1 videocassette (38 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
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