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Planet of the Apes TV comes to Region 2

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Planet Of The Apes TV Series for 18th August 2003 with a retail price of £19.99. The set offers all 14 episodes (50mins each) spread across four discs presented in their original Full Frame aspect ratio with English DD2.0 Mono audio and both English HOH and French subtitles. The exact disc contents are as follows...

Disc 1
Escape From Tomorrow
The Gladiators
The Trap
The Good Seeds

Disc 2
The Legacy
Tomorrow’s Tide
The Surgeon
The Deception

Disc 3
The Horse Race
The Interrogation
The Tyrant
The Cure

Disc 4
The Liberator
Up And Above The World So High
Planet Of The Apes Cross Trailer (original films)
Theatrical Trailer for Planet Of The Apes (2001)

From the PR.

Planet Of The Apes is ageless! Filmed in 1974 following the success of the four original films, the TV series takes place after the events of the first film. Starring an eclectic cast including Roddy McDowell from the original films (most recently Mr Soil, A Bugs Life) as Chimpanzee Galen, the unexpected hero.

The series is set on futuristic Earth where Apes are now the superior species. Two astronauts from Earth’s past, Virdon (Ron Harper) and Burke (James Naughton) arrive in the Earth’s future as the inferior race and befriend Galen. Together they live as fugitives from the tyrannical Ape authorities.

As well as unforgettable story lines, the series is known for its advanced make-up and special effects for its time. The series also sets each mystical scene with fantastical orchestral music.

This is an ape-size release with 14 episodes on four discs retailing at £19.99. With 5 films made between 1968 - 2001 starring many high-brow Hollywood actors (Charlton Heston, Linda Harrison, Mark Wahlberg and Helena Bonham Carter) and a massive ‘Ape’ fan base, this is an essential addition to any DVD collection.

DVD brings home classic Fox TV and enables us to enjoy the award winning TV of years ago again and again…

Last updated: 19/04/2018 16:08:17

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