Planet of the Apes & Escape from the Planet of the Apes

Location: Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA

Description: The American Cinematheque presents this double bill as part of their "Wrinkle in Time: The Best Time-Travel Films: series. PLANET OF THE PAGES is one of the greatest modern sci-fi films, a combination of apocalyptic action and evolutionary parable. Astronaut Charlton Heston finds himself stranded on a strangely familiar world dominated by a race of highly intelligent gorillas, chimpanzees and orangutans. In ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES, chimpanzees Cornelius and Zira (Roddy McDowell and Kim Hunter) mysteriously arrive on earth in a spaceship, where they are greeted with wonder and quickly become a media sensation. But this initial excitement turns to suspicion, and the chimp couple find themselves victims of a high-level conspiracy.

Date: April 29 at 7:30pm

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