Book Vs Movie Replay: “Planet of the Apes”



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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