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Russ Meyer R.I.P.

I had called Tura Satana tonight to let her know the Black Dog Press book of Harold Lloyd’s 3-D nudes was coming out soon (Bruce Goldstein showed some of Harold’s slides last night at the Film Forum screening of the 3-D film Gorilla at Large) and she called me back (at 5:30 am…) to let me know Russ had passed away on Saturday at age 82.

There will be a private service this Friday and Ms. Satana will be there.

Next year is the 40th anniversary of Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Russ Meyer – March 1, 1922 to September 18, 2004.

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