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Orson Welles was originally hired only to act in the film, but due to a misunderstanding, Charlton Heston understood that Welles was to be the director. To keep Heston happy, producer Albert Zugsmith allowed Welles to direct.
Touch of Evil (1958)

Orson Welles was originally hired only to act in the film, but due to a misunderstanding, Charlton Heston understood that Welles was to be the director. To keep Heston happy, producer Albert Zugsmith allowed Welles to direct.

Touch of Evil (1958)

In the novel, the ape society is technologically comparable to the 1950s or 1960s, with cities, automobiles, televisions, etc., technology left over from the planet’s human population. However, the budget could not accommodate the setting, so a more primitive depiction of ape society was used.
Planet of the Apes (1968)

In the novel, the ape society is technologically comparable to the 1950s or 1960s, with cities, automobiles, televisions, etc., technology left over from the planet’s human population. However, the budget could not accommodate the setting, so a more primitive depiction of ape society was used.

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Roddy McDowall getting his makeup applied for his role as Cornelius.

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Planet of the Apes (1968)

Charlton Heston was sick during much of the film with the flu. Rather than wait for him to get better, the producers felt that his hoarse voice added something to the character of Taylor.
Planet of the Apes (1968)

Charlton Heston was sick during much of the film with the flu. Rather than wait for him to get better, the producers felt that his hoarse voice added something to the character of Taylor.

Planet of the Apes (1968)

The make-up team consisted of over 80 make-up artists.
Planet of the Apes (1968)

The make-up team consisted of over 80 make-up artists.

Planet of the Apes (1968)

One of the very few (and very expensive) 65mm cameras in the world was wrecked during the filming of the chariot race.
Ben-Hur (1959)

One of the very few (and very expensive) 65mm cameras in the world was wrecked during the filming of the chariot race.

Ben-Hur (1959)

All the Ape actors and extras were required to wear their masks even  during breaks and in between shots because it took so much time to make  them up. Because of this, meals were liquefied and drunk through straws.
Planet of the Apes (1968)

All the Ape actors and extras were required to wear their masks even during breaks and in between shots because it took so much time to make them up. Because of this, meals were liquefied and drunk through straws.

Planet of the Apes (1968)

During breaks in filming, actors made up as different ape species tended to hang out together, gorillas with gorillas, orangutans with orangutans, chimps with chimps. It wasn’t required, it just naturally happened.

During breaks in filming, actors made up as different ape species tended to hang out together, gorillas with gorillas, orangutans with orangutans, chimps with chimps. It wasn’t required, it just naturally happened.

Sometimes it's what we don't see that's important.

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