Movie Theater Marquees: Planet of the Apes (1968, 1973)

PotA Marquee

Loew’s Capitol Theater, New York City, 1968

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Hoyts Regent Theatre, Sydney, Australia, 1968

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Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, 1973

(Photos via William Burge via Cinema Retro)

5 Responses to “Movie Theater Marquees: <em>Planet of the Apes</em> (1968, 1973)”


  1. 1 leftylimbo January 9, 2013 at 2:28 am

    Man. Planet Of The Apes is something that I totally missed out on when I was a kid. I mean, it was all around me but I never bothered to check it out. I actually never saw the movie until a few years ago. Dood, that ending is by far one of the bleakest ones I’ve ever seen. Tremendous.

  2. 2 2W2N January 9, 2013 at 6:04 pm

    Dude, they played the movies all the time. Weren’t any of your friends into it?

  3. 3 leftylimbo January 9, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    Oh yeah! I had quite a few geeky pals who talked about those flicks a bit. But just never bothered to check ’em out myself.

  4. 4 Kristina Beaton January 28, 2014 at 10:41 am

    Hello folks, The second photo on this page is in fact The Regent Theatre Sydney, not Adelaide !!Thank You


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