SESSION: Monday 22nd May at 8:30pm

Planet of the Apes

(1968, dir. Franklin J. Schaffner, w/ Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans)

Taylor and two other astronauts come out of deep hibernation to find that their ship has crashed. Escaping with little more than clothes they find that they have landed on a planet where men are pre-lingual and uncivilized while apes have learned speech and technology. Taylor is captured and taken to the city of the apes after damaging his throat so that he is silent and cannot communicate with the apes. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 4444(IMDB rating)

The Day the Earth Stood Still

(1951, dir. Robert Wise, w/ Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe)

The Day the Earth Stood Still will start at approximately 10:48pm, and finish at approximately 12:26am.

An alien (Klaatu) with his mighty robot (Gort) land their spacecraft on Cold War-era Earth just after the end of World War II. They bring an important message to the planet that Klaatu wishes to tell to representatives of all nations. However, communication turns out to be difficult, so, after learning something about the natives, Klaatu decides on an alternative approach. (IMDB)

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