Angel Walker was one of the big stars of burlesque, and her life and love for the scene is documented in Breaking Glass Pictures’ “Satan’s Angel: Queen of the Fire Tassels.” The documentary, directed by Josh Dragotta, is coming to DVD March 5 and shows not only Walker’s rise to the top, but her love for burlesque and her commitment to the preservation of the craft. The film will be priced at $24.99.
If you’re a burlesque lover, you are probably going to get a kick out of this film, which goes deep in the public and private live of one of burlesque’s biggest stars:
Angel Walker is Satan’s Angel, a legend in the world of burlesque who travels the Globe with her wife Vic to entertain her legions of devoted fans. This riveting documentary explores Angel and Vic’s private and public life, and enlists a collection of today’s hottest burlesque stars sharing their insight on Angel’s influence to an art form that has withstood the test of time. Angel’s legacy is filled with San Francisco counter culture, Las Vegas stage door johns, and a sexuality she refused to closet.
She has amassed four decades worth of fascinating, colorful, and behind the scenes stories as she’s traveled the world performing the art of burlesque. From nights with the Rat Pack to tripping with the Doors, from traveling with Bob Hope in the USO to coming out of retirement to huge crowds, Satan’s Angel: Queen of the Fire Tassels gives audiences a candid glimpse into burlesque’s hottest and most outspoken legend.
Check out the trailer below and write what you think in the comments section.