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United States

1 August 2001

MSNBC, Column

The movie's producers were afraid Heston would refuse to do the scene. Heston, who pays an ape in the new version of the 1968 film he made famous, has a dying scene in which his character discusses the human race's use of handguns. After this column ran a short note on the irony of the scene, The Scoop was inundated with calls and e-mails from viewers. "Heston's character does not 'rail' against guns," a reader e-mailed. "He merely informs his son, as a warning, that... (

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