Shudder Streaming Elvira Mistress of the Dark Horror Special

Horror hostess Elvira reclines on a red sofa in a promo for Shudder.

As far as horror followers are involved, Halloween is a year-round state of thoughts reasonably than vacation with a particular time-frame for its enjoyment. But even these of us who’re in Halloween temper all the time can (and can) get extraordinarily excited for Halloween-specific festivities, particularly once they contain style legends doing what they do greatest. Gather up the popcorn and sweet corn, as a result of the Mistress of the Dark is coming to Shudder to mark not simply the spooky season, but additionally a monumental anniversary.

“Shudder Presents: Elvira’s 40th Anniversary Very Scary, Very Special Special” honors the fortieth anniversary of the curvaceous horror host’s late-night program Elvira’s Movie Macabre. Similar to that cult-classic sequence, Shudder’s occasion will see her lending commentary to a quartet of horror movies. Here’s a promo that includes Elvira (the seemingly ageless Cassandra Peterson) herself:

“It’s always tough turning 40, but what better way to mark the occasion than a one-night stand with Shudder, the spookiest of streamers?” Elvira mentioned in a Shudder press launch. It’s going to be the final Hallow-anniversa-ween bash, and also you don’t wish to miss it.”

Here’s the deets on the movies she’ll be sharing, together with one very close to to her coronary heart:

Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark (1988)

Upon arriving in a small city the place she has inherited a rundown mansion, a well-known horror hostess battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who need her burned at the stake.

 House On Haunted Hill (1959)

William Castle’s gimmick-laden horror thriller is a fairground enjoyable home come to life. Vincent Price stars as a suave eccentric millionaire married to a fantastic and grasping gold digger. Together they’re internet hosting a celebration in a sinister haunted home. Five friends are invited to spend the night time and every will get $10,000—however provided that they survive till morning. The doorways are locked at midnight. Will you make it out alive?

 The City Of The Dead (1960)

In this atmospheric traditional, a professor (horror icon Christopher Lee) sends a scholar to Whitewood, Massachusetts, the web site of seventeenth century witch burnings. Once there, she learns the satanic secrets and techniques that stay on.

Messiah Of Evil (1973)

A younger lady goes looking for her lacking artist father. Her journey takes her to an odd Californian seaside city ruled by a mysterious undead cult. William Huyck & Gloria Katz’s hypnotic, unsettling unbiased horror is a must-see gem.

combine of camp and traditional proper there, and you’ll by no means, ever go improper with a juicy dose of Vincent Price. “Shudder Presents: Elvira’s 40th Anniversary Very Scary, Very Special Special” debuts September 25 at 8pm ET in the U.S. and Canada through the Shudder TV feed inside the Shudder app; you may as well catch it on-demand on all Shudder platforms and AMC+ beginning September 27.


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