The KLSC Studio Classics Blu-ray of One Million Years B.C. corrects the misstep of Fox’s 2004 DVD, when they released only the shorter U.S. version instead of the original long cut that had surprised us all on Laserdisc sometime back in the 1990s. This new transfer really pops, allowing us to closely examine the amazing detail in the effects and the beauty of Harryhausen’s work — some of.
One Million Years B.C. is one of the odder Harryhausen films, there is little dialogue except in the narrative. The creatures in the film are mostly actual dinosaurs that lived at one time and the film just has a different feel with its melodramatic overtones.
One's from the West Indies, the other from England, and both from hunger, via 20th Century-Fox.True, it's not every double-bill that runs the gamut from dinosaurs to Troy Donahue. What really.One Million Years B.C. might be about as palaeontologically accurate. A rare big-budget venture from Hammer Films, this 1966 version of the 1940 Victor Mature classic One Million B.C. is set in a fantasised prehistory where Caucasian cavemen coexist with dinosaurs. Loana (Welch) of the Shell People teaches Tumak (John Richardson) of the Rock Tribe that harmonious cooperation on the beach is.Based on One Million B.C., a silly 1940 Victor Mature and Carole Landis melodrama best known as a stock footage repository, One Million Years B.C. is a strange film in multiple wonderful ways. The prehistoric drama is a small and unstable movie subgenre that contains the Serious ( Quest for Fire ), the Stupid ( 10,000 B.C.
One Million Years B.C., whatever its merits when one looks at it today, demonstrated Hammer was adept at turning its hand to genres other than Gothic horror and were equally as willing to embrace science fiction, psychological drama, crime noir, comedy, swashbucklers, and epic period adventure with its customary zeal. This film also marked a turning point. A month prior to its December release.
One Million B.C. is a 1940 American historical epic fantasy film produced by Hal Roach Studios and released by United Artists. Boy meets girl - prehistoric style, in this classic of man's battle to survive against the terrors of the prehistoric world. Dinosaurs, savage nature and man and a gigantic erupting volcano are part of the camp adventure classic. Big-chested Victor Mature stars as.
One Million Years B.C. is a 1966 British adventure fantasy film directed by Don Chaffey.The film was produced by Hammer Film Productions and Seven Arts, and is a remake of the 1940 American fantasy film One Million B.C.The film stars Raquel Welch and John Richardson, set in a fictional age of cavemen and dinosaurs.Location scenes were filmed on the Canary Islands in the middle of winter, in.
Made in 1940, it has to be understood as a product of the time - when prehistoric cavemen and dinosaurs were still very much in the realm of fantasy and science fiction. So the acting is a bit over the top - cartoonish, shall we say, but what can you expect from a movie in which, for the most part, the only two intelligible words are Tumak (victure Mature) and Luana (Carole Landis). Then there.
The legendary sci-fi classic 'One Million Years B.C.' from 1966 offers up plenty of great Ray Harryhausen creatures, the beautiful Raquel Welch, and a recycled plot from 1940's 'One Million B.C.' with little else going for it. Life is hard for caveman Tumak (John Richardson) and his fellow Rock People. Each day they must hunt for game so the.
Collapsing epochs of our planet’s history, One Million Years B.C. depicts a world in which cavemen and dinosaurs co-exist, pitting Loana and fellow members of the neanderthal Shell tribe against escalating attacks from a menagerie of fearsome creatures, including an allosaurus, a ceratosaurus, flying pteranodon and a giant sea turtle. Such a plot gives full rein to Harryhausen’s creative.
Even closer to the present day, dinosaurs would have had to deal with the various ice ages of the past 2.6 million years. But we know that Cretaceous dinosaurs were living above the Arctic Circle.
One Million B.C. (1940) Lizards rarely get any respect in movies but for one brief shining moment in 1940 they achieved stardom when several of them were recruited by Hal Roach Studios to play dinosaurs in One Million B.C. (1940). Chances are you've seen footage from this movie in which lizards in fake fins and prehistoric appendages hiss and fight to the death amid a rocky, volcanic landscape.
Review. Made long before viewers drooled over the curves of Raquel Welch in One Million Years B.C., Victor Mature, Carole Landis, and Lon Chaney, Jr. starred in a more conventional but no less interesting take on the same material in One Million B.C. Produced by Hal Roach studios, this prehistoric genre nugget was released by United Artists in 1940 and has remained a favorite due to repeated.
One Million Years B.C. is the better-known 1966 Hammer Film Productions remake of 1940's One Million BC, which was the Trope Namer for the 1 Million B.C. image of cavemen, dinosaurs, ape-men and other real and made-up creatures of the past duking it out in a volcano-scarred landscape. The film provided a showcase for Ray Harryhausen's stop-motion effects, as well as Raquel Welch's physique in.
One Million B.C. (1940) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.