80’s Icon SYBIL DANNING In Person At MUSIC BOX THEATRE Oct. 12th & 13th

 

The 1983 sexploition flick Chained Heat is the standard-bearer for women-in-prison movies, rife with catfights, steamy shower scenes and deviant sexuality. The Exorcist’s Linda Blair stars as the new gal in the cellblock, with Tamara Dobson (Cleopatra Jones) and ubiquitous ’80s Amazon Sybil Danning as warring inmates and John Vernon (Dean Wormer in Animal House) as the wickedly perverse warden.  Celebrity nudity connoisseur Mr Skin hosts a screening of the original, uncut theatrical release print with actress Sybil Danningwho will appear in person to sign autographs and indulge fans in a post-prison Q&A.  Friday, October 12, 9:30 p.m. at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue.

Danning returns to the Music Box Saturday night for a Q&A following Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf, part of the 24-hour Music Box of Horrors movie marathon.

Chained Heat (Paul Nicolas, 1983, 95m)

Friday, October 12, 9:30 p.m.

Tickets $10 at the Music Box Theatre box office or online at http://www.musicboxtheatre.com/events/chained-heat-2012-10-12-0930-pm

Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf (Philippe Mora, 1985, 91m)

Saturday, October 13, 10:30 p.m.

Tickets to Music Box of Horrors are $35 in advance at the Music Box Theatre box office or online athttp://www.musicboxtheatre.com/collections/music-box-of-horrors; $40 day of show.

Sybil Danning is an Austrian actress known for her many roles in European films, B moviescult filmsscience fiction films and action films. Whether reigning as the one and only celebrity officially ranked “The World’s #1 Female Action Star” by Entertainment Tonight, or nicknamed “Queen of the Action Flicks” on her cover ofPlayboy, or celebrated as “Sex Symbol of the Year” by Roger Ebert, Danning stands tall as an icon for the new wave of Tough Women whose recent corps include Uma Thurman, Angela Jolie and Lucy Liu.

Chicago-based Mr Skin, aka Jim McBride, is the CEO of celebrity nudity fansite MrSkin.com. He is the weekly “Mr Skin Minute” correspondent on SiriusXM’s The Howard Stern Show.

About the Music Box Theatre: For nearly 30 years the Music Box Theatre has been the premier venue in Chicago for independent and foreign films, festivals and some of the greatest cinematic events in Chicago. It currently has the largest cinema space operated full time in the city. The Music Box Theatre is independently owned and operated by the Southport Music Box Corporation. SMBC, through its Music Box Films division, also distributes foreign and independent films in the theatrical, DVD and television markets throughout the United States. For additional information please visit www.musicboxtheatre.com .  Download the entire Music Box Theatre Fall Calendar here: http://www.musicboxtheatre.com/assets/calendars/MusicBox_Fall2012_Web.pdf