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This documentary was shown as part of the American Movie Classics (AMC) cable TV channel's celebration of the 30th anniversary of the release of Planet of the Apes (1968). We learn how the original French novel was transformed into the first film.

  1. David Comtois

    Director

  2. Kevin Burns

    Director

  3. David Comtois

    Writer

  4. Brian Anthony Wilson

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Roddy McDowall

    Roddy McDowall

    Himself - Hosted by (also archive footage)

  2. Charlton Heston

    Charlton Heston

    Himself - 'Taylor' (also archive footage)

  3. Richard D. Zanuck

    Richard D. Zanuck

    Himself

  4. John Chambers

    Himself

  5. Kim Hunter

    Kim Hunter

    Herself

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Behind the Planet of the Apes
Behind the Planet of the Apes

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 5, 1998
    G
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 7m

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