In 1988, when Cassandra Peterson starred in the campy-as-hell feature Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, the goth-punk B-horror-movie hostess Peterson created was at the height of her popularity. But before the rest of the country — and world — caught on, Elvira belonged to Southern California. In 1981, Elvira's Movie Macabre launched on local late-night TV after Peterson beat out 200 other...

In when Cassandra Peterson starred in the campy-as-hell feature Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, the goth-punk B-horror-movie hostess Peterson.

Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira

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CASSANDRA PETERSON

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Elvira

Pictured here as her horror hostess character, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Image by photographer Austin Young

1980s: Elvira costumes inspired by the horror TV host Cassandra Peterson (pictured) also started popping up during this decade particularly after the release of the 1988 film Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

Elvira costumes inspired by the horror TV host Cassandra Peterson (pictured) also started popping up during this decade particularly after the release of the 1988 film Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

Cassandra Peterson bn.Sept 17 1951(Elvira)

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Elvira Mistress of the Dark ~~ Cassandra Peterson (born September 17, 1951) is an American actress best known for her on-screen horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. She gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ wearing a black, gothic, cleavage-enhancing gown as host of Movie Macabre, a weekly horror movie presentation. Her wickedly vampish appearance is offset by her comical character, quirky and quick-witted personality, and Valley girl-type speech.

Elvira Mistress of the Dark ~~ Cassandra Peterson (born September

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