The Neanderthal Man 1953

Professor Groves, an expert in prehistoric life, proves his theories with an extract that'll regress a cat to a saber-tooth tiger and man to a Neanderthal.

The Cast

Robert Shayne-Prof. Clifford Groves
Joyce Terry-Jan Groves
Richard Crane-Dr. Ross Harkness
Doris Merrick-Ruth Marshall
Beverly Garland-Nola Mason - Waitress
Robert Long-George Oakes
Tandra Quinn-Celia - Housekeeper
Lee Morgan-Charlie Webb

The Director: Ewald André Dupont
The Writers: Aubrey Wisberg, Jack Pollexfen
Music by: Albert Glasser

Film Trivia

When the Professor gives his talk to the Scientific Society he uses Piltdown man in the progression. Chimp:Java Man:Piltdown Man: Cro Magnon Man:Neanderthal Man: Modern Human. Piltdown Man was a fake fossil that was comprehensively debunked in 1953 - the same year that 'The Neanderthal Man' was released.
When a saber-tooth tiger attacks George, the close-up image of the beast is a cheap stuffed animal with long teeth added in and whiskers drawn in. The image only appears for a second.
In the first bar scene when the hunter pours beer from the bottle to the glass, the beer is totally flat, no foam appears in the glass.