Behind The Planet of the Apes
Collector's Edition
Production year: 1998
Directors: David Comtois, Kevin Burns
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 014381-876321
Running time: 2:07 (127 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.33:1, Full Frame
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: August 07, 2001
Collection type: Owned (#1990)
Status: Available
Purchase date: June 04, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 8 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Prepare for the ultimate adventure with this behind-the-scenes chronicle of the amazing 'Planet of the Apes' phenomenon. Host Roddy McDowall takes you, film by film, from production meetings to make-up sessions, then right onto the movie set to see the actual filming of this science fiction masterpiece. Hear exclusive interviews with stars Charlton Heston and Kim Hunter, see rare archival photos, and view never-before-seen footage. Then see how the Apes saga reached beyond the original visionary films, creating a franchise that includes television and books. The most comprehensive history of 'Planet of the Apes' ever created, this fascinating 127-minute documentary explores one of the most imaginative and influential series in movie history.
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Special Interest
Production Studios:
 • Image Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Dailies, outtakes & make-up tests
Easter Eggs
Insert the first disc from this 2-disc set and from that discís main menu, go to the 'Bonus Materials' and then use the arrow keys on your remote control to highlight the 'Play' menu entry. Now, press the 'Right' arrow key and you will get to see a 30-second slide show containing several interesting behind-the-scenes pictures, promotional photos, and concept design drawings.
David Comtois....Director
Kevin Burns....Director
Brian Anthony....Writer
David Comtois....Writer
Kevin Burns....Writer
Kevin Burns....Executive Producer
Shelley Lyons....Producer
Cory Geryak....Cinematographer
Film Editing
David Comtois....Film Editor
Dustin Ebsen....Film Editor
Steve Rasch....Film Editor
Tom Amelotte....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Tony Smyles....Sound
Roddy McDowall....Host
Mort Abrahams....Associate Producer
Charlton Heston....Taylor
Richard Zanuck....Studio Executive
John Chambers....Makeup Designer
William Creber....Art Director
Kim Hunter....Dr. Zira
Eric Greene....Film Historian
Linda Harrison....Nova
Ted Post....Director
Frank Capra, Jr.....Associate Producer
Don Taylor....Director
Ricardo Montalban....Armando
Natalie Trundy....Wife of Arthur P. Jacobs
J. Lee Thompson....Director
James Naughton....Peter Burke
James Brolin....Cornelius (early makeup) (uncredited)
Maurice Evans....Himself (archive) (uncredited)
Edward G. Robinson....Dr. Zaius (early makeup) (uncredited)
Franklin J. Schaffner....Himself (archive) (uncredited)