ELVIRA-TOBER Pt. 1: “Elvira: Mistress of the Dark” (1988)

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Elvira’s Macabre Mobile:

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)
๐•ฎ๐–†๐–“๐–Ž๐–˜ ๐•ท๐–š๐–•๐–š๐–˜ โ€” Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988)
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Elvira’s car, lovingly referred to as the Macabre Mobile, is a 1958 T-Bird hard top which was purchased for $2,500, then went through over $7,000 in alterations to make it look how it does in the film… barbed wire mirror, skull cap stick shift, chain link steering wheel and snow leopard interior. Cassandra Peterson owns the vehicle to this day & still uses it to attend Elvira events.

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In the film, Elvira’s dream job is to be a Vegas showgirl. In real life, Cassandra Peterson WAS a Vegas showgirl before she hit it big in Hollywood.

Elvira’s original vision for Elvira: Sharon Tate in “Fearless Vampire Killers” (1967) where Elvira could have kept her natural hair…

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Elvira wears an Elvis t-shirt in the movie & apparently went on a date with Elvis in real life.

Elvis Presley's Advice Changed Elvira's Career Forever
Elvira posing with Elvis

1981-1986 Elvira’s Movie Macabre – her career kickoff!

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Evira’s before she was Elvira: a comedian at The Groundlings Improv group – here’s a throwback post she shared

Bob was created as an homage to her friend who helped write the film, Robert Redding, who passed away right after the films release. The film was dedicated to him.

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Which then became one of Rupaul’s favorite questions (and there is only one right response!)
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Sources/Further Reading:

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095088/trivia/?ref_=tt_trv_trv

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/elvira-mistress-of-the-dark-elvis-presley

Benedetta review referenced in the episode: https://letterboxd.com/davidehrlich/film/benedetta/

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