“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.
Miss Japan Beautiful #TuraThursday #Turasatana @tura_satana_productions After a brief stint in Southern California and returning to Chicago, Tura Satana got a job at a club in Calumet City, IL. as a Spanish dancer, it was shortly after this she started her Burlesque career as a exotic dancer. Her beauty was unsurpassed on the stage where she would perform her erotic dances which also consisted of acrobatics and humor. She then became known and was billed as Miss Japan Beautiful. Tura was also voted as a stripper for being "One of the 10 Best Undressed for all time."