“Tura Thursday” is a regular series celebrating the legacy of the late, great Tura Satana, best known as Varla in the 1965 Russ Meyer cult classic Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!. This series is curated by Tura’s longtime manager, friend, confidant and CEO of Tura Satana Productions, Siouxzan Perry.
“I took a lot of my anger stored inside for many years and let it loose. I helped create the persona of Varla and make her someone who many women would love to be love to be like.” — Tura Satana
Tura could never have imagined how “her Varla” in “Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!” would be the iconic inspiration for women and men alike the world over. Summon your inner Varla, be angry and get creative!