|One of Roddy McDowall's
favorite charities was the
Motion Picture & Television Fund.
He willed parts of his estate to the fund, and one of the items
the fund received was the actual CAESAR statue
used in the closing scene of
"BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES".
The fund brought the statue to us here at the APEMANIA workshop
for restoration earlier this summer.
It will be permanently displayed beginning in September, 2001, in
beautiful memorial rose
garden that has been built (in Roddy's memory)
at the motion picture hospital and retirement home in Calabasas,
In cooperation and with the blessings of the trust fund, APEMANIA
a special edition memorial wall display of the CAESAR statue face
available to fans
and friends of the fund.
All proceeds from the sale of these displays go directly to the
These displays are cast from the original statue, are numbered, and
a dedication plaque that reads:
"This commemorative display is
an exact casting
unending support to the Motion
Picture & Television Fund"
from the original CAESAR statue
used in the 1973 20th
Century Fox film
BATTLE FOR THE PLANET
OF THE APES.
In honor and memory of Mr. Roddy
McDowall and his
The CAESAR face measures: 14" tall x 11" wide.
The PLAQUE measures: 6" tall x 11" wide.
Money order / cashiers check PRICES: CAESAR displays are available
plus shipping and handling.
Make-up & Monsters Studios. will donate a portion of the proceeds
of the display (in your name) to the MPTF,
The artists and craftspeople here at the workshop
have been more than happy to donate their skills and time to such
an involved project.
Our love for Roddy and his life's work, especially with the Planet
of the Apes saga,
has influenced our career choices, and it is truly an honor to be
this project. That's payment enough for us.
We believe Roddy would approve of these efforts to keep contributions
funneling into the fund in his memory.
We invite fans and friends the world over to participate in this
If you have any questions about this display, or how to get involved
with the fund,
feel free to contact the APEMASTER
Click on the logo to go to the Fund's website.
You'll see a link on the lefthand menu for the Roddy rose garden
Thank you for your support.