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Auction History Result

Lot #: #015 PLANET OF THE APES 1sh68 Charlton Heston

Date Sold 12/16/2003
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Appears in Vintage Hollywood Posters 6
CATALOG SOLD OUT

The image at right appears in the auction catalog we published as shown above and was sold long ago and we do NOT have it available for purchase.



Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked Folded One-Sheet Movie Poster (measures 27" x 41") (Learn More)

Planet of the Apes, the classic 1968 Franklin J. Schaffner futuristic science fiction (sci-fi) primate ape-domination thriller ("Somewhere in the universe there must be something better than man. In a matter of time, an astronaut will wing through the centuries and find the answer. He may find the most terrifying one of all on the planet where apes are the rulers and man the beast."; "An unusual and important motion picture from the pen of Pierre Boulle, author of 'Bridge on the River Kwai'!"; "Man... Hunted... Caged... Forced to mate by civilized apes!"; "This is Commander Taylor. Astronaut. He landed in a world where apes are the civilized rulers and man the beast."; "This is Marcus. Head of Security Police. His specialties: violence and torture. His mission: to keep man a caged beast on the Planet of the Apes"; "This is Nova. The wild human animal captured and selected for special breeding purposes."; "This is Dr. Zaius. Brilliant Scientist. Only he has the power to save and destroy the animal called man."; "A world gone mad!"; "This is commander Taylor. Astronaut. He's landed in a world where apes are the rulers and man the beast. Now he is caged. Tortured. Risks mutilation. because no human can remain human on the planet of the apes"; "This is Dr. Zira. Leading psychologist. Seeker of truth. Her experiments on men have led her to a secret about the human animal. If she reveals it, she will be tortured. For it will endanger civilization on the Planet of the Apes."; "Based on a novel by Pierre Boulle" and "Screenplay by Michael Wilson and Rod Serling") starring Charlton Heston (as George Taylor), Roddy McDowall (as Cornelius), Maurice Evans (as Dr. Zaius), Kim Hunter (as Zira), James Whitmore (as President of the Assembly), James Daly (as Honorious), and Linda Harrison (billed as "introducing Linda Harrison as Nova")
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Condition: very good. The poster is linenbacked; The poster had what seems to be minor border defects, and the restorer expertly repaired them, so expertly that even on the closest inspection, I can't tell exactly what parts of the borders were repaired and what parts were not! The image area had a small hole in the left of the middle foldline in the left of the background area and some minor fold wear. The poster was expertly linenbacked and the image area now looks great, and there is little restoration anywhere in the image. I would think that the owner of this poster asked the restorer to "make it look perfect", and now, it pretty much does!
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