10 mind-blowing facts about Planet of the Apes

"Take your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape!"
'Planet of the Apes' is widely remembered as one of the most original and startling sci-fi films ever made.
From its thrilling story that shocked viewers at every turn, to the jaw-dropping special effects, the 1968 movie still stands side-by-side with modern science-fiction
So, with the newest instalment in the franchise -'Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes' - on the horizon, now is as good a time as any to look back at where it all started...