Elvira's Haunted Hills

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Elvira's Haunted Hills
The film poster. The tagline reads: "EVIL. TERROR. LUST. - Some girls really know how to party!"
Directed by Sam Irvin
Produced by Mark Pierson
Written by Cassandra Peterson
John Paragon
Starring Cassandra Peterson
Richard O'Brien
Mary Scheer
Music by Eric Allaman
Cinematography Viorel Sergovici
Edited by Stephen R. Myers
Distributed by Elvira Movie Company
Media Pro Pictures
Release date
June 23, 2001 (2001-06-23)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $1.5 million

Elvira's Haunted Hills is a sequel to Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, directed by Sam Irvin. The film premiered at the International Rocky Horror Fan Convention on June 23, 2001.


In 1851 in Carpathia, Elvira (Cassandra Peterson) and her maidservant Zou Zou (Mary Jo Smith), on their way to a can-can revue in Paris, get kicked out of an inn for a slight monetary discrepancy. After making their way out of the village, they are rescued by Dr. Bradley Bradley (Scott Atkinson), who takes them to stay at the Castle Hellsubus, in the hills high above the village. While there Elvira meets the residents—and discovers that she happens to resemble the deceased former wife (Peterson herself, in a dual role) of his Lordship the Count Vladimere Hellsubus (Richard O'Brien).


  • Cassandra Peterson as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark/Lady Elura Hellsubus
  • Richard O'Brien as Lord Vladimere Hellsubus
  • Mary Scheer as Lady Ema Hellsubus (the adulteress)
  • Scott Atkinson as Dr. Bradley Bradley (the charlatan)
  • Heather Hopper as Lady Roxanna Hellsubus (Catalepsy poster child)
  • Mary Jo Smith as Zou Zou
  • Gabriel Andronache as Adrian (stable stud)
  • Jerry Jackson as the English gentleman
  • Theodor Danetti as the inn-keeper


The film fondly parodies most of the Roger Corman-directed Edgar Allan Poe films and the British horror films from Hammer Studios. Mention of this is made on the featurette contained within the DVD of the film.



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