American movie and television cult star Elvira introduces six programmes celebrating the rock phenomenon of deathless appeal - heavy metal.
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Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Spooky high jinks abound when Elvira finds herself spending the night in a mysterious castle en route to 1851 Paris.

Director: Sam Irvin
Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Richard O'Brien, Mary Scheer
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle who wants her burned at the stake.

Director: James Signorelli
Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Phil Rubenstein, Larry Flash Jenkins
The Elvira Show (TV Series 1993)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Elvira has moved to Manhattan, Kansas, with her wacky aunt Minerva and their talking cat. Elvira is working as a fortune teller and selling love potions on the side! Everything is going ... See full summary »

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Katherine Helmond, Phoebe Augustine
Movie Macabre (1981–1993)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

An old-fashioned style horror movie marathon, hosted and commentated on by the Mistress of the Dark herself, Elvira.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, John Paragon, Eve Smith
Elvira's Movie Macabre (TV Series 2010)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

A revamping, if you will, of the 1980's classic horror movie showcase, hosted by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Ted Biaselli, John Paragon
Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Contestants vie to become the next campy, late-night horror movie queen Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Christian Greenia, Patterson Lundquist
Elvira's Halloween Special (TV Movie 1986)
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

MTV Halloween special, hosted by Elvira, featuring skits and music videos.

Director: Mark Pierson
Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Barbara Chase, Matthew May
13 Nights of Elvira (TV Series 2014)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Break out the crucifix, get some garlic, and say your prayers cause Elvira's coming for a visit. This October the Mistress of the Dark, herself, is digging up some awful-er-awesome movies ... See full summary »

Stars: Cassandra Peterson
Short | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A lab accident sends a scientist and his robot assistant on a trip through the history of 3D film. Special appearance by horror host Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Directors: Ben Stassen, Sean MacLeod Phillips
Stars: Stuart Pankin, Cassandra Peterson, Harry Shearer
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A hosted horror movie show with Cassandra Peterson as Elvira.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In this MST3K homage, the hostess of the show captures a bunch of square and typical movie goers to sit down and watch some of the world's most infamous and obscure B-movies. The hostess ... See full summary »

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Natalia Cigliuti, Dustin Diamond
Her Morbid Desires (Video 2008)
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Edward L. Plumb
Stars: Erica P. Hanson, Ronn Moss, Molly Murphy
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American movie and television cult star Elvira introduces six programmes celebrating the rock phenomenon of deathless appeal - heavy metal.

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Anyone remember this??
6 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I remember this well, had it on VHS at one point, recorded the lot. If I remember rightly it was broadcast over 4 nights just after Christmas in 1989. Each night had one or 2 documentaries about heavy metal.

I think they were:

  • Arena documentary about heavy metal




  • Thrashed to Death - documentary with live clips of Slayer and Napalm


Death

  • Rock of Ages: The Def Leppard Story




  • Metallica live in Hammersmith Odeon with an interview with Lars in a


pub

I think that was it but there may have been more.


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