Battle For The Planet Of The Apes Daybill Movie Poster Original
Daybill Poster with poster art by Robert Tanenbaum.Battle for the Planet of the Apes is a 1973 science fiction film directed by J. Lee Thompson. It is the fifth and final instalment in the original Planet of the Apes series, produced by Arthur P. Jacobs, following Conquest of the Planet of the Apes.It stars Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy, Severn Darden, Lew Ayres, Paul Williams, and John Huston. Principal photography took place on the Fox Movie Ranch for an estimated budget of $1.7 million. Heading into filming, director J. Lee Thompson was unhappy with both the script and the scope of the production, which he felt could have used a bigger budget to assist in the portrayal of Battle. Battle for the Planet of the Apes was the last film for Arthur P. Jacobs (the producer). He died June 27, 1973 at age 51, less than two weeks after its release.The series of original films enjoy a huge cult following.