1968 rare PLANET OF THE APES promotional Newspaper NR!
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1968 rare PLANET OF THE APES Newspaper Printed by Harry K. McWilliams Associates. 1968 release. 4 page bifold, 11" by 15". Very scarce publicity piece! Printed to simulate a real newspaper, THE APE, issue date Friday, March 1, 3978. Advertisement in the upper left of the front page reads: MANHUNTERS THIS IS YOUR GUN. In upper right it says LATE FINAL, EXCLUSIVE PICTURES OF CAPTURE OF HUMAN ANIMALS. Filled with photos from the film. Articles include: "Big Round-up of Human Beasts"; "Man is a Danger to Ape Civilization: - Must be Exterminated - Says Scientist"; "Female Human Selected for Genetic Experiments"; "Man Recaptured After Daring Escape"; "Medals for Gorillas Who Helped in Recapture"; and lots more. Over 14 photos. Even has a phony ad in center section for a clothing store "For the Elegant Ape". A real ad for the movie can be found on the back page. Was told that these were handed out at the screenings, etc. - to promote interest in the movie. Articles are well written, very realistic - like reading a regular newspaper! Very... read more