zz5084461bToday’s Amazon Deal of the Day is the Planet of the Apes 40th Anniversary Collection on Blu-Ray . Presented in a multi-panel fold-out booklet, 5-disc collection includes all five films, a full-color book of photography, and a comprehensive timeline of the Apes universe.For the next 24 hours, Amazon is selling the collection for $57.95, 55% off the $130 msrp.

Special Features:
– NEW Science of the Apes BONUSVIEW – Scientists, anthropologists and sociologists discuss the facts and fiction of the first film
– NEW “Beyond the Forbidden Zone” Adventure Game
– NEW “A Public Service Announcement From ANSA” in HD – A mission report from the agency regarding their brave astronauts
– NEW “Evolution of the Apes”- HD featurette tracing the apes story from the original novel to the screen
– NEW “Impact of the Apes” – HD featurette on how to market a worldwide pop culture phenomenon. The story behind the marketing and merchandising of one of the first ever film franchises and the series’ lasting influence on pop culture through the years
– NEW HD Making-of Featurette for Each Sequel:
– Beneath the Planet of the Apes – “From Alpha to Omega: Building a Sequel”
– Escape from the Planet of the Apes – ” The Secret Behind Escape”
– Conquest of the Planet of the Apes – ” Riots and Revolutions: Confronting the Times”
– Battle for the Planet of the Apes – ” End of an Epic: The Final Battle”
– NEW Each Apes sequel will have an isolated score track in 5.1 DTS Master Audio
– Commentary by Composer Jerry Goldsmith
– Commentary by Actors Roddy McDowall, Natalie Trundy, Kim Hunter and Makeup Artist John Chambers
PLANET OF THE APES: 40 YEAR EVOLUTION BLU-RAY COLLECTION
– Text Commentary by Eric Greene and Author of “Planet of the Apes as American Myth”
– Behind the Planet of the Apes Documentary – Includes all new interactivity and timeline
– Behind the Planet of the Apes Promo (1988)
– Planet of the Apes Makeup Test with Edward G. Robinson (1966)
– Roddy McDowall On-set Footage
– Planet of the Apes Dailies and Outtakes (No Audio)
– Planet of the Apes NATO Presentation (1967)
– Planet of the Apes Vintage Featurette (1968)
– A Look Behind the Planet of the Apes (1972)
– Don Taylor Directs Escape from the Planet of the Apes
– J. Lee Thompson Directs Conquest of the Planet of the Apes
– Original Theatrical Trailers
– Original Sketches by Costume Designer Morton Haack
– Photo Gallery
– Planet of the Apes Timeline
– Interactive Pressbooks
– Vintage Apes Newspaper Galleries
– Advertising and Lobby Card Galleries
– Behind-the-Scenes Galleries

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