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

Imprint Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    791.4375 BEH    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    791.4375 BEH    Available
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (aspect ratio 1.33:1) presentation; Dolby surround.
Language In English, optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Performer Host, Roddy McDowall.
Credits Cinematography, Cory Geryak ; editors, David Comtois, Dustin Ebsen, Steve Rasch.
Note Originally broadcast on television in 1998.
Also issued as part of the box set: Planet of the apes the legacy collection.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
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 (1968), Planet of the Apes (2001), Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, and Battle for the Planet of the Apes!, TV spot for Behind the planet of the apes.
Subject 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)
Heston, Charlton -- Interviews.
Hunter, Kim, 1922-2002 -- Interviews.
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 Documentary television programs.
Science fiction films.
Fantasy films.
Documentary films.
Action and adventure films.
Dystopian films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Comtois, David. Director. Screenwriter.
Burns, Kevin, 1955- Director. Screenwriter.
Lyons, Shelley. Producer.
Anthony, Brian, 1956- Screenwriter.
McDowall, Roddy. Host.
Van Ness Films, production company.
Foxstar Productions, production company.
American Movie Classics Company, production company, broadcaster.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., production company, publisher.
Standard No. 024543005162
Music No. 2000516 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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