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Book Vs Movie Replay: "Planet of the Apes"
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Book Vs. Movie Podcast

Planet of the Apes

The Margos go Ape over the 1963 classic novel “Monkey Planet” vs the 1968 classic Charlton Heston film which ignited a whole generation. In this episode we discuss the following:

  • Pierre Boulle’s life as a prisoner of war
  • Rod Serling’s influence on the film and the memorable ending
  • Differences between the worlds of the novel and the movie
  • Charlton Heston’s politics in the 1960s
  • The technological challenges of making the film.
  • The many, many iterations of the series over the years

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