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Title Behind The planet of the apes / Van Ness Films in association with Foxstar Productions, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and American Movie Classics presents ; directors, David Comtois, Kevin Burns ; producer, Shelley Lyons ; writers, Brian Anthony, David Comtois, Kevin Burns.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2000]


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 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 791.4372 BEH c.2  Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 791.4372 P69    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  DVD PLANET    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Planet of the apes : the legacy collection
Planet of the apes : the legacy collection.
System Details DVD; Region 1; NTSC; Full-framed format (aspect ratio 1.33:1); Dolby surround.
Performer Host, Roddy McDowall.
Credits Cinematography, Cory Geryak ; editors, David Comtois, Dustin Ebsen, Steve Rasch.
Note Originally broadcast on television in 1998.
Audience Rated PG.
Summary Looks at the production and filming of the motion picture The planet of the apes and its sequels, which explored religious, social, and political issues through the relationship between apes and humans and between slaves and masters in an imaginary future world. Also looks at the spin-off television programs and merchandise. Includes interviews with stars Charlton Heston and Kim Hunter.
Contents Introduction -- The men behind the apes -- The test film -- The makeup -- Pre-production -- Planet of the apes -- The ape actors -- Other challenges -- A political film -- A sense of fun -- The final scenes -- The statue -- A hit film -- A sequel? -- Beneath the planet of the apes -- Escape from the planet of the apes -- Conquest of the planet of the apes -- Battle for the planet of the apes -- The TV series -- Going ape -- The test of time.
Note Special features include: theatrical trailers for Planet of the Apes films, TV spot for Behind the planet of the apes.
GMD: videorecording.
Language In English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Closed captioned.
Subject Heston, Charlton -- Interviews.
Hunter, Kim, 1922-2002 -- Interviews.
Planet of the apes (Motion picture : 1968)
Beneath the planet of the apes (Motion picture)
Escape from the planet of the apes (Motion picture)
Planet of the apes (Television program)
Planet of the Apes films -- Production and direction.
Science fiction films -- Production and direction.
Action and adventure films -- Production and direction.
Theatrical makeup -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Films for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Added Author Comtois, David. Director. Screenwriter.
Burns, Kevin, 1955- Director. Screenwriter.
Lyons, Shelley. Producer.
Anthony, Brian, 1956- Screenwriter.
McDowall, Roddy.
Van Ness Films.
Foxstar Productions.
American Movie Classics Company.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543005162
Music No. 2000516 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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