Planet of the Apes

Trivia: To help keep Heston from hurting his feet when running, he was fitted with rubber soles molded to look like bare feet.

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Trivia: Taylor's first name, George, is never mentioned in the film. He is referred to only as "Taylor."

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Trivia: During breaks, the ape makeup couldn't be removed. It is interesting to note that the chimps naturally hung out with other chimps during breaks, the gorillas natually hung out with other gorillas, and the orangutans naturally hung out with other orangutans.

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Trivia: During breaks, the ape makeup couldn't be removed, so almost all of the food eaten had to be fed through straws.

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Trivia: This film holds the world record for highest makeup budget.

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Trivia: Charlton Heston is shot in the throat and captured by the apes. During his healing in captivity, Dr. Zira nicknames him "Bright Eyes," because of his obvious intelligence. A year earlier, when Charlton Heston appeared in the western "Will Penny," Heston's pack-horse was also named "Bright Eyes" in the film.

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Charles Austin Miller

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