Scorpio Rising: A 'Look' magazine prop, 1963,
Lot 210
Scorpio Rising: A 'Look' magazine prop, 1963,
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
withdrawn
Auction Details
Lot Details
Rock & Pop
Scorpio Rising: A 'Look' magazine prop,
1963,
the cover, dated Nov. 8 1938, with pin-up/skull figure and headline Twenty Years of Peace (deleted) WAR, reverse with label inscribed 'cover of Look magazine November 8, 1938 used in the montage of Kenneth Anger's ''Scorpio Rising'', mounted and framed, image 10 x 13¼ inches (25.5x34cm)

Footnotes

  • Given to the vendor by Kenneth Anger.

    Now regarded as a cult classic, the film premiered in New York City in October 1963. Included in the film's themes were the occult and biker subculture. When shown in L.A., the theatre manager was charged with public obscenity and the screening cancelled. The case went to the Supreme Court, which overturned the charges. Like other films by Anger, there is no dialogue, but features a soundtrack of rock 'n' roll music by Elvis Presley, Ricky Nelson, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Ray Charles and others.

Saleroom notices

  • This lot is withdrawn from sale.
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