A special photographic technique can expose the film without interruption continuously. The camera captured the movements of the model and recorded them on tape as a scanner. The images from a video camera that simultaneously recorded the movements are reproduced on the photographic image.
Joe Enders is a gung-ho Marine assigned to protect a "windtalker" - one of several Navajo Indians who were used to relay messages during World War II because their spoken language was indecipherable to Japanese code breakers.
With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters -- Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth -- find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents.