Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome is a short 38 minute film by Kenneth Anger, author of the Hollywood Babylon books, filmed in 1954. Anger created a new version of this film in 1966 which he called the "Sacred Mushroom Edition". According to Anger, the film takes the name "pleasure dome" from Samuel Taylor Coleridge's atmospheric poem Kubla Khan.
- David Curtis, Expermental Film (New York: Dell Books/Delta, 1972)