Charlton Heston as captured human Taylor with sympathetic chimpanzees Zira (Kim Hunter) and Cornelius (Roddy McDowall) from the original Planet of the Apes.

Thin line between apes and humans

As cinema's great simian saga adds a new episode, Mathew Scott looks at the socio-political issues that fuel Planet of the Apes' appeal to audiences

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Charlton Heston as captured human Taylor with sympathetic chimpanzees Zira (Kim Hunter) and Cornelius (Roddy McDowall) from the original Planet of the Apes.
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