Eyes that look like heaven, lips like sherry wine That girl can sure enough make my little light shine I get a funny feelin' up and down my spine 'Cause I know that my Elvira's mine. Tonight I'm gonna meet her at the Hungry House Cafe And I'm gonna give her all the love I can She's gonna jump and holler 'cause I saved up my last two dollars We're gonna search and find that preacher man. Occupation Actress and TV hostess. Spouse s Mark Pierson? Cassandra Peterson born September 17, is an American actress best known for her on-screen horror host persona "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 was offset by her comical character, quick-witted personality, and Valley girl-type speech.
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The A. Club recently spoke with Peterson about the many ways Elvira has been marketed over the years, for better and for worse. It may even be more open at the chest, if you can believe that.
The Elvira Merchandising Machine
Every year around this time, people put out their lists of favorite witchy films that you must rewatch. Tragically, Elvira is almost never mentioned. But my favorite Halloween witchy wonder movie is Elvira: Mistress of the Dark. However, there is something lasting to the storyline that always keeps me coming back for more.
Elvira: Loyal Mistress. Published in Arts News. Cassandra Peterson has played Elvira, Mistress of the Dark — horror hostess, sex symbol and bankable brand — for over 30 years.