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One Million B.C. (1940) was a Adventure - Fantasy Film directed by Hal Roach and Hal Roach Jr. and produced by D.W. Griffith and Hal Roach.

Academy Awards 1940 --- Ceremony Number 13 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringWerner HeymannNominated
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According to an article in the New York Times on 21 April 1940, D.W. Griffith, who worked as producer on the film, had his name removed from the credits because of a disagreement with Hal Roach. He said "Mr. Roach did not feel that it was necessary to give the characters as much individuality as I thought was needed, and so I did not wish to appear responsible for the picture by having my name on it."
The #1 Box Office attraction of 1940 (excluding the roll over receipts for Gone with the Wind).
Lon Chaney Jr. designed his own makeup for Akhoba, but couldn't use it owing to Cosmetician's Union rules.
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