Tura Satana Taught Me to Find Power in My Asian Identity
At times, I’d like a woman to be the one in pursuit.
This is The Curse, a column by Miyako Pleines about the poetry and persuasion of horror films.
The Astro-ZombiesFaster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Satana and her family moved to the United States in 1942, a time when Japanese Americans were viewed with suspicion by many in America. After spending a few years incarcerated with her father and brother at Manzanar, a Japanese American concentration camp, she and her family moved to Chicago.
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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
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