[Anton LaVey & Jayne Mansfield, as portrayed by Walter Fischer]
LV|19 ce, Trapart, photography artbook, 152 pp.
This momentous gallery artbook eerily arrives in the wake of The Brody Curse anniversary; here appropriately divided into Nine parts, for a most pleasing perusal...
I. THE BLACK HOUSE: Photography at The Black House events during the formative and emergent stages of the Church of Satan, from Magic Circle lectures, workshops, and demonstrations. Also includes appearances by Togare!
II. SATANIC BAPTISM: Candid photos from The Satanic Baptism of LaVey's 2nd daughter, attracting worldwide attention & media coverage. Greater details of the infernal progeny Baphomet designed by Survivalist & Satanist member Kurt Saxon.
III. TONY & FORRY: LaVey visits "Uncle Forrey" Forrest Ackerman at the legendary Ackermansion for a thrilling time! Touring the veritable Horror museum! Regaled with tales of monsters, fascinating trivia, technical details, personal relations, a plethora or props, posters, books, statuary, masks, costumes, in a maze of wonder and mystery!
IV. MARILYN MONROE: A visit to her grave marker at Westwood. A contemplative appearance to a former love.
V. EXPOSURE: Some of LaVey's media appearances including the notorious Joe Pyne & Lou Gordon Shows. Backstage, promotional, etc.
VI. JAYNE MANSFIELD: Witch Jayne participating in Satanic ritual. LaVey attends a gala event with Jayne in full Sorcerer's accouterments, establishing connections to further infamy and influence.
VII. AT THE PINK PALACE: LaVey visits Jayne's place, The Pink Palace for a playful romp about the grounds, including the weightroom and pool. Photos of her family, pets, and retainers.
VIII. JAYNE MANSFIELD'S FUNERAL: No pictures of LaVey in this segment, lends that he may not have attended, which is understandable, for the concern is for her birth, life, and involvements.
IX. PORTRAITS: Several more fantastic images at The Black House in full regalia; also includes the lecture itinerary at the end, and several items of ephemera, including those infamous red cards!
Presented in a Hellegant hardcover coffeetable style tome with a decorative collage inner-cover setting, CALINFERNAL chronicles The Church of Satan's formative periods of emergence and religious r/evolution, offering an intimate look at Magus LaVey's media manipulations, profound rites and philosophy, and personal relation exhibitions. Also features an introduction by contemporary acquaintance Kenneth Anger, and afterwords by Carl Abrahamsson & Alf Wahlgren. ∞