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Farewell to the Planet of the Apes (1981)

TV Movie  -  Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  1981 (USA)
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A television movie made from two segments of the TV Series "Planet of the Apes", "Tomorrow's Tide" and "Up Above The World So High".

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Leuric (archive footage)
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Carsia (archive footage)
William Beckley ...
Coucil Orang (archive footage)
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Soma (archive footage)
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Konag (archive footage) (as Martin Brooks)
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Hurton (archive footage)
Eldon Burke ...
Second Trooper (archive footage)
Booth Colman ...
Zaius (archive footage)
Larry Ellis ...
Drayman #2 (archive footage)
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Alan Virdon (archive footage)
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Urko (archive footage)
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Galen (archive footage)
John McLiam ...
Gahto (archive footage)
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Pete Burke (archive footage)
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Human (archive footage)
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A television movie made from two segments of the TV Series "Planet of the Apes", "Tomorrow's Tide" and "Up Above The World So High".

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New Roddy McDowell footage
22 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Each of these syndicated, two-episode "movies," when they originally appeared in 1981, had newly filmed prologue/epilogue segments with Roddy McDowell back in the ape make-up. He portrayed an older Galen who reminisced about his adventures while fiddling with a little mechanical device he was building. In the final installment he finishes the toy and we learn what it is. These bookend segments were a delight, and they were McDowell's last appearance as an ape. When the package was rerun in later years, however, the scenes were absent. I have no idea how they came to be produced and I'm sure McDowell wasn't payed very much, but it's clear he enjoyed being a chimpanzee and he probably had a good time making them, even though the make up was not quite up to previous standards. I seem to recall that this older Galen had streaks of gray in his hair. Does anyone else remember these charming scenes?


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