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"Movie Macabre" (1981) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1981-1993

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Movie Macabre: :  -- Join Elvira as she screens the campy classic story of Santa thwarting a Martian plot to steal Christmas!
Movie Macabre: :  -- While Bela Lugosi's first color film airs, Elvira forces a certain 'Queen of Entertaining' to help her plan her Halloween bash.
Movie Macabre: :  -- As the ghostly corpse of a beautiful victim haunts her killer’s wedding, Elvira is paralyzed - not by fear, but by a poisonous spider-bite!
Movie Macabre: :  -- Elvira takes us south of the border to a small Mexican village tormented by members of the Frankenstein Family, and only the outlaw Jesse James can help!
Movie Macabre: :  -- Elvira airs this abominable snow-job about gangsters at a ski-lodge who confront a 'snow beast' Elvira attempting to encase them in cocoons!


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An old-fashioned style horror movie marathon, hosted and commentated on by the Mistress of the Dark herself, Elvira.
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Cassandra Peterson ... Elvira (137 episodes, 1981-1985)

Series Directed by
Larry Thomas (11 episodes, 1981-1984)
Series Writing credits
Larry Thomas (9 episodes, 1981-1984)

Series Produced by
Larry Thomas .... producer (11 episodes, 1981-1984)
Cassandra Peterson .... associate producer (7 episodes, 1981-1984)
Walt Baker .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1981-1984)
Series Costume Design by
Robert Redding (3 episodes, 1981-1983)
Series Makeup Department
Gale East .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
Robert Redding .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
Series Production Management
Cal Brady .... production manager (3 episodes, 1981-1983)
Series Art Department
Karner Benjamin .... set designer / scenic design (3 episodes, 1981-1983)
T.J. Arvi .... graphics (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
Jody Miller .... graphics (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
Series Sound Department
Robin Hill .... audio (3 episodes, 1981-1983)
Series Special Effects by
Fred Anzalone .... special effects (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Danny McElroy .... lighting director / lighting technician (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
Marsh Theemling .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1982-1983)
Series Editorial Department
Larry Lorden .... editor: moviola (1 episode, 1981)
Garry Ashton .... editor: moviola (1 episode, 1983)
Series Music Department
Mark Pierson .... composer: theme "Elvira's Theme" (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
Series Other crew
Tom Mouzis .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1981-1983)
Randy Gibson .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
Terry Zislis .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1981-1983)
Ron Magdaleno .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1981-1982)
Art Suffolk .... video (2 episodes, 1981-1982)

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Also Known As:
"Elvira's Movie Macabre" - USA (complete title)
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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Horror Hostess With The Mostess, 5 June 2001
Author: Thor2000 from Collinsport, Maine

There are only three horror movie hosts I've ever really liked: Joel Robinson,Mike Nelson and the girl with the big......talent,Elvira. She made the horror movie host segments new again with her larger than life figure and her snappy and hilarious wisecracks during commercial breaks (unfortunately, not to the movie). Elvira set the standard for everyone else and sometimes even broke it in her zeal to become the matron goddess of Halloween. I don't know how many movies she ran, or as the case may be, scurried across her sofa, as she curled up or stretched out in her hostess segments, but she did find a way to make herself the star of her so-bad-its-good horror marathons. Cheers to Elvira for the show, and the wonderful mammaries,I mean memories.

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