Cassandra Peterson is an American actress, writer and singer. She is best known for her portrayal of the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Peterson gained fame on Los Angeles
|Birth Date||:||17 September 1951|
|Birth Place||:||Manhattan, Kansas, United States|
Acting on Impulse [3 June 1993]
Hollywood-style mayhem follows a B-movie queen (Linda Fiorentino) who tries to get away from it all at a resort hotel.
All About Evil [1 May 2010]
A mousy woman inherits an old movie house and starts making a series of grisly shorts, but her fans do not realize that the murders in the films are all real.
Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold [18 December 1986 (Germany)]
Allan Quatermain teams up with Jesse Hudson, as the discovery of a mysterious old gold piece sends Quatermain looking for his long-lost brother, missing in the wilds of Africa.
Arias With A Twist [13 February 2010]
A drag artist and a puppeteer collaborate on a show that brings them great success.
Attack of the Killer B-Movies 
Blood Legacy [17 March 1971]
Heirs to a large fortune must join together and spend the night in a creepy haunted house to get their inheritance.
Bride of Monster Mania 
Bruno & Earlene Go to Vegas [9 July 2013]
Earlene (Ashleigh Sumner) runs away from an estranged lover and arrives in Venice Beach. She becomes friends with an Australian skater and they journey into the desert to find themselves.
Cheech and Chong's Next Movie 
An alien becomes a flesh-eating zombie when it assumes the form of a murder victim's corpse.
Coast to Coast [3 October 1980]
A giggling rich woman (Dyan Cannon) escapes from an asylum and hitches west with a weary trucker (Robert Blake) hauling cattle.
Diamonds Are Forever [14 December 1971 (West Germany)]
James Bond masquerades as Peter Franks to uncover a diamond smuggling conspiracy. He must also deal with his old rival who wants to use the diamonds to build a giant laser.
Die Nacht der lebenden Idioten [Alex Lotz]
Doomsday Machine 
People (Denny Miller, Mala Powers, Grant Williams) on a spaceship ponder repopulation after seeing Earth destroyed on their way to Venus.
Echo Park [16 May 1986]
Echo Park, L.A., is where the city's has-beens, hopefuls and dreamers work their day jobs. May (Susan Dey), a single parent, works as a bartender to support herself and her son, Henry (Christopher Walker), though her real passion is acting. She also maintains a lukewarm affair with August (Michael Bowen), a would-be action star. For extra cash, she takes on a tenant, Jonathan (Tom Hulce), who wants to be a singer. Jonathan has more than success on his mind, though, as he begins to fall for May.… MORE
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films [2 August 2014]
Robert Forster, Sybil Danning, Bo Derek, Tobe Hooper and others help filmmaker Mark Hartley recount the rise and fall of Cannon Films, the studio behind such schlock films as "The Apple" and "King Solomon's Mines."
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark [30 September 1988 (USA)]
The horror-movie hostess turns a puritanical community on its ear when she arrives in town to claim her inheritance.
Elvira's Box of Horrors 
Elvira's Halloween Special [31 October 1986]
Elvira's Halloween Special is a 1986 TV special for MTV hosted by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. The special included skits with Elvira as well as music videos.
Elvira's Haunted Hills [23 June 2001 (USA)]
Elvira and her maid ZouZou are en route to perform in the Parisian Revue `Yes I Can Can' but inadvertently end up at the sinister Lord Vladimere Hellsubus' medieval castle. Bearing an uncanny resemblance to Vladimere's long-dead wife, Elvira learns of the Hellsubus curse and finds her life in danger.
Encounter in the Third Dimension [31 March 1999]
This mix of fact-based documentary and camp comedy focuses on a professor (Stuart Pankin) as he explains the history and technology of 3-D film-making, with the help of his flying robot assistant, M.A.X. Enlisting late-night television temptress Elvira (Cassandra Peterson) to illustrate his new invention, Real-O-Vision, the professor loses control and all goes haywire. In the end, Elvira turns the professor into cardboard and traps M.A.X. inside a TV, debating whether or not to release him.… MORE
Filmgore [Ken Dixon]
First Period [27 July 2013]
Two new girls that are easily the most awkward girls in high school, decide on a way to win the hearts of the cute boys and popular girls at school.
Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks [19 February 1974 (Italy)]
Mad Dr Frankenstein recruits an evil dwarf, a Neanderthal man, and others to help him put a brain in the body of a brute.
Get Out of My Room 
Happy Halloween, Scooby-Doo! [6 October 2020]
In Search of Darkness [6 October 2019]
An exploration of '80s horror movies through the perspective of the actors, directors, producers and SFX craftspeople who made them, and their impact on contemporary cinema.
It's My Party [22 March 1996]
Nick (Eric Roberts), a gay, HIV-positive architect, begins to display severe symptoms of AIDS and makes preparations to kill himself before he is unable to function normally. He arranges a party to reconnect and say goodbye to his closest friends and his confused parents. But when his ex-partner, Brandon (Gregory Harrison), a television director who left Nick when he was diagnosed with HIV, shows up, what was supposed to be a celebratory event becomes much more difficult for everyone.… MORE
Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again [1 October 1982]
Dr. Jekyll (Mark Blankfield) inhales white powder and becomes an obnoxious Southern Californian.
King of the Mountain [4 April 1981]
A Los Angeles mechanic (Harry Hamlin), songwriter (Joseph Bottoms) and record producer race sports cars on winding Mulholland Drive.
Lego Scooby-Doo! Haunted Hollywood [27 March 2016]
Scooby Doo and the gang try to rescue a dilapidated movie studio, which is haunted by several ghosts and monsters.
Making Fun: The Story of Funko [22 January 2018]
The history of the toy company, how it grew its customer base, and its influence on pop culture collectibles.
Monsterama: A Tribute to Horror Hosts [Ed Polgardy]
Pee-wee's Big Adventure [9 August 1985 (USA)]
Pee Wee Herman goes on a big adventure when his bike is stolen. He hitches across America, encountering various people and situations in his own special way, but will he find his beloved bike?
Red Riding Hood [7 February 2007 (Brazil)]
In this re-telling of the classic fairytale with a twist, Red is on a journey of initiation and not just a naive girl delivering cakes to Granny.
Rewind This! [11 March 2013]
A filmmaker explores the creation of the videocassette, a technology that changed the world as we know it. Those who collect and care passionately about the ground-breaking home electronics format speak about cultural impact it made.
Ring of the Musketeers [1 December 1992 (Germany)]
As descendants of the original Three Musketeers, Peter Porthos (Thomas Gottschalk), John Smith D'Artagnan (David Hasselhoff) and Anne-Marie Athos (Alison Doody) are continuing the chivalrous tradition of protecting those who can't protect themselves, carrying it into the modern age. Rather than fighting lords and counts, these Musketeers have the Mafia to deal with, but they're aided by reformed burglar Burt Aramis (Cheech Marin), the newly knighted fourth Musketeer.… MORE
Roma [16 March 1972 (Italy)]
A gaudy, impressionistic portrait of Rome, described through an autobiographical reconstruction of Fellini's arrival into Rome during the Mussolini years.
Stroker Ace [1 July 1983 (USA)]
Confident NASCAR driver Stroker Ace (Burt Reynolds) runs into problems when a confrontation with his commercial sponsor causes him to lose his contract. Clyde Torkel (Ned Beatty), the owner of a fried-chicken chain, immediately asks Stroker to be the face of his company. After some pushing by Clyde and his marketing executive, Pembrook Feeney (Loni Anderson), Stroker signs on without even reading his obligations. He then finds himself legally bound to a horrible contract, with no end in sight.… MORE
Ted & Venus 
Ted Whitley, a poet, falls head-over-heels in love with the woman of his dreams while looking for a place to stay. He begins stalking her.
The Devil's Wedding Night [14 March 1973 (Italy)]
Twin archaeologists (Mark Damon) seek the Ring of the Nibelung at a castle in Transylvania and find a vampire countess (Rosalba Neri).
The Elvira Show [Peter Bonerz]
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto [12 September 2009 (USA)]
An adventurous wrestler (Tom Papa) battles supernatural forces and the evil Dr. Satan (Paul Giamatti).
The Ketchup Vampires [26 September 1995]
The Scream [5 March 2009]
The Sting II [18 February 1983]
Hooker and Gondorf pull a con on a nasty mob boss with the help of a new grifter. They convince this new victim that Hooker is a somewhat dull boxer who is tired of taking dives for Gondorf.
The Werewolf of Washington 
The nation's capital faces a bizarre political scandal when a top presidential aide suffers a severe personality change.
The Working Girls [October 1974]
Desperate for work, three Los Angeles women sample a variety of unusual jobs. Featuring Cassandra "Elvira" Peterson.
Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun: IMAX 
Filmmaker Ben Stassen presents the history of roller coasters, motion simulators, motion pictures and computer animation.
To Hell And Back: The Kane Hodder Story [26 August 2017]
Hollywood stuntman Kane Hodder, famous for Friday the 13th, revisits his rough childhood and near-death accident.
Vampira: The Movie [Kevin Sean Michaels]
Biography of the first horror-movie host, Maila Nurmi.
Zombie Killer [23 October 2008]
- 17 September 1951.
- Manhattan, Kansas, United States.
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