Russ Meyer Movie Posters

Upon hearing the death of Faster, Pussycat! cult queen, Tura Satana (who actually got her first role on Billy Wilder’s Irma La Douce), it brought to mind indie pioneer, Russ Meyer, who kickstarted Satana’s career into overdrive.

Although Meyer’s films were hardly even b-movie masterpieces, it is quite evident that his irreverent style inspired a whole legion of future film directors, including Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriquez, with his cartoonishly violent, sexploitative romps.