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In Search of the Great Beast 666: Aleister Crowley

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In Search of the Great Beast 666: Aleister Crowley (2007)

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One of the most controversial and mysterious characters of the 20th Century is Aleister Crowley; infamously known as "The Wickedest Man in the World." His outrageous exploits captured the attention of the media and ire of the people who understood him the least. This vivid portrayal unearths the barely believable and shocking facts surrounding this infamous Occultist, Spy, Poet, Dark Magician, Hedonist, Writer and accomplished Mountaineer

His reputation was notorious, at best, yet his influence can be found from popular musicians and prominent scientists to influential politicians. His detractors claim him to be a Satanist and drug addict, yet his admirers embrace him as the harbinger of the New Age. Through dramatically reconstructed period scenes, we explore the life Aleister Crowley and discover how he came about his theory and practice of magick.

Read more on our blog: Two Shades of Crowley

Joss Ackland, Thomas Bewley, William R Charlton, Neil Charnoud, Ray Jack Warner, Sean Brosnan, Brian Jackson, Paul Bellamy
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RavenNightsong, posted on February 10, 2013

While it is an interesting documentary, there were some inaccuracies. Example: Crowley died alone. There was no one near him to have heard any so-called last words of "I am perplexed".

starchburner, posted on December 30, 2013

Actually Crowley did not die alone. His friends and brethren willingly supported him, Just as he had done for them throughout his life. The fact that he died alone, and penniless was just one of a million horrible myths perpetuated by ignorance.

"When Aleister Crowley died, he had regular visitors in his beautiful home on top of a hill, overlooking the chalk cliffs where he learned to climb as a young man. He lived in this home, called Netherwood, with a number of other intellectuals. He kept a strong-box full of cash under his bed — property of his Thelemic organization, Ordo Templi Orientis. That he never took any of this money, though he could have easily done so, attests to his lack of material need at the end of his life." -

I also do not believe that he said "I am perplexed." That is just hearsay! His last moments were spent with MacAlpine, mother to one of Crowley's children. She was the last to hear him speak.

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