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By Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer The further back in history a film is set, the less information is available for writers, directors and art directors to use. And so in some ways, trying to figure out what 10,000 years in the past looks like--in this weeks 10,000 B.C. for example--isnt that different than imagining a time 10,000 years in the future. At a certain point, pure speculation takes over. This week we spoke with Professor Jack Williams, who teaches classes on cinema history at InterAmerican College in National City. Williams, who has a doctoral degree from the University of Arizona in anthropology and who also teaches archeology at Cal State San Marcos, talked about what Hollywood tends to get wrong in movies based back in what he calls distant antiquity.
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