An affectionate spoof of '60s gothic horror films that's dedicated to Vincent Price and takes special aim at Roger Corman's lavish Edgar Allen Poe pictures. Carpathia, 1851: entertainer Elvira (Cassandra Peterson), and her loyal French maid, Zou Zou (Mary Jo Smith), are hitching their way cross country. Their eventual destination is France, where Elvira plans to headline a "world-renowned Parisian revue." In the meantime, they accept from Dr. Bradley Bradley (Scott Atkinson) both a lift and an invitation to spend the night at Castle Hellsubus. The Hellsubus family, says Bradley, is believed to be cursed; Lord Hellsubus (Richard O'Brien) and his frail niece, Roxanna (...