Planet of the Apes Chronicles

Planet of the Apes Chronicles

by Paul A. Woods

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Overview

The Planet of the Apes Chronicles analyzes the science fiction and allegorical themes that run through the original Planet of the Apes films as well as Tim Burton’s remake to be released in August 2001. Illustrated throughout, the book describes the original story, which evolved into a closely followed cycle of five films, and examines the impact of the movies upon popular culture. Fans and cult movie enthusiasts will appreciate the author’s tracing of the evolution from the original films to the current remake.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780859653121
Publisher: Plexus Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 10/01/2001
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.71(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Those Damned Dirty Apes!7
Origins of the Species15
Planet of the Apes21
Credits and Cast
Outline
The Hollywood Reporter
Interview with Pierre Boulle
Interview with Arthur P. Jacobs
Interview with Franklin J. Schaffner
Interview with Rod Serling
Interview with Michael Wilson
Rod Serling's Planet of the Apes
Interview with John Chambers
Interview with Maurice Evans
Interview with Kim Hunter
The 30th Anniversary Press Tour
Pierre Boulle's Planet of the Men73
Note on the Mutants80
Beneath the Planet of the Apes83
Credits and Cast
Outline
Press Response
Interview with Paul Dehn
Interview with Ted Post
Interview with Maurice Evans
Charlton Heston: God's Last Man
Escape From the Planet of the Apes93
Credits and Cast
Outline
Press Response
Interview with Arthur P. Jacobs
Interview with Paul Dehn
Conquest of the Planet of the Apes99
Credits and Cast
Outline
Press Response
Interview with J. Lee Thompson
Interview with Paul Dehn
Interview with Roddy McDowall
Evolution = MC[superscript 2]
Battle for the Planet of the Apes111
Credits and Cast
Outline
Press Response
What Planet are We On?116
You May Not Like What You Find118
The Planet Goes Ape123
Planet of the Apes ephemera (including the TV series, animated TV series, comics and fandom)
The Planet of the Apes: A Chronological History137
Ape and Essence149
Planet of the Apes Re-Imagined159

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