(c) 1968

Planet of the Apes

Friday, January 19 - Saturday, January 20, 2018

DCP projection

With a screenplay by Rod Serling (The Twilight Zone) and Michael Wilson (The Bridge on the River Kwai), based on the novel by Pierre Boulle, this classic sci-fi tale brings us an astronaut crew that crash-lands on a planet in the distant future, where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species — and humans are the oppressed and enslaved.

Gorgeously shot by Leon Shamroy (Cleopatra) and edited by Academy Award-winner Hugh S. Fowler (PattonThe Seven Year Itch).

Screening as part of the series Waverly Midnights: After the Fall.

  • Country USA
  • Year 1968
  • Running Time 112 minutes
  • Director Franklin J. Schaffner
  • Writer Pierre Boulle (novel), Rod Serling (screenplay), Michael Wilson (screenplay)
  • Editor Hugh S. Fowler
  • Cinematographer Leon Shamroy
  • Cast Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter