Planet of the Apes
Friday, January 19 - Saturday, January 20, 2018
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 (Patton, The 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