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Planet of the Apes


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The first in a late-night trilogy of films in which simians and humans reverse roles. Starring Charlton Heston
Roddy McDowall
Four American astronauts crash-land in the wilderness of an unidentified planet, where evolution has taken a strange turn - apes are the dominant species and humans are beasts.
Director Franklin J Schaffner (1968)
(Beneath the Planet of the Apes is shown tomorrow at 11.55pm)
see page 36


Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Roddy McDowall
Director: Franklin J Schaffner
George Taylor: Charlton Heston
Cornelius: Roddy McDowall
Dr Zira: Kim Hunter
Dr Zaius: Maurice Evans
President of the Assemby: James Whitmore
Honorius: James Daly
Nova: Linda Harrison
London: Robert Gunner
Lucius: Lou Wagner
Maximus: Woodrow Parfrey
Dodge: Jeff Burton

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