Cinema: The New Picture: May 13, 1940

One Million B. C. (United Artists), Hollywood's most important contribution to paleontology since The Lost World, spectacularly illustrates the Hal Roach theory of evolution—when Cave Boy meets Cave Girl there is a big improvement in mankind's table manners. Early in 1,000,000 B. C. Cave Boy is still tearing off hunks of roast triceratops, scrambling up a high rock to squat and gnaw. By 999,999 B. C. Cave Girl has him eating out of a clam shell. She is less successful with the shoals of hungry reptiles which swarm into the picture from practically every geologic epoch, all of whom share...

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