"Battle Beyond the Stars"
“Live fast, fight well, and have a beautiful ending!”—so went the battle cry of Sybil Danning’s Valkyrie warrior Saint Exmin in the Roger Corman-produced 1980 space opera Battle Beyond the Stars. Corman’s sci-fi retelling of Seven Samurai/The Magnificent Seven—which pits Danning, Richard Thomas and Robert Vaughn, among others, against John Saxon’s invading warlord—will receive a retrospective screening at 7:42 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Flix Brewhouse in Round Rock during the Other Worlds Austin Film Festival. Sybil Danning will attend the Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival retrospective screening of Battle Beyond the Stars and will receive the festival’s inaugural Defender of the Universe award. In addition to Battle Beyond the Stars, the Austria-born queen of 1980s "B" movies also appeared in The Three Musketeers, The Four Musketeers, Operation Thunderbolt, The Concorde—Airport ’79, How to Beat the High Co$t of Living, The Salamander, Chained Heat, Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf, L.A. Bounty, the Grindhouse faux trailer Werewolf Women of the SS, and the Rob Zombie-directed Halloween remake. During this interview, Sybil Danning discusses Battle Beyond the Stars, being directed by Cannon’s Menahem Golan on Operation Thunderbolt, acting opposite Christopher Lee in The Three Musketeers, The Four Musketeers and The Howling II, and her new comic-book series, Ruger, which features the bounty hunter of Danning's 1989 thriller, L.A. Bounty.
Aired: Dec. 1, 2016
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