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Tumak, member of the prehistoric Rock tribe, is exiled and makes his way to the more peaceful Shell tribe, where he is taken in and taught manners by the lovely Loana. Forced to leave the ... See full summary »

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Conrad Nagel ...
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John Hubbard ...
Nigel De Brulier ...
Mamo Clark ...
Inez Palange ...
Edgar Edwards ...
Jacqueline Dalya ...
Mary Gale Fisher ...
Norman Budd ...
Rock Person
Harry Wilson ...
Rock Person
John Northpole ...
Rock Person
Lorraine Rivero ...
Rock Person
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Tumak, member of the prehistoric Rock tribe, is exiled and makes his way to the more peaceful Shell tribe, where he is taken in and taught manners by the lovely Loana. Forced to leave the Shell tribe for fighting, Tumak, along with Loana, return to the Rock tribe, where Loana shows them the error of their brutal ways - until the volcano erupts! Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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5 April 1940 (USA)  »

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Battle of the Giants  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Trivia

Lon Chaney Jr. designed his own makeup for Akhoba, but couldn't use it owing to Cosmetician's Union rules. See more »

Crazy Credits

Conrad Nagel is in the opening credits as "Narrator," but not in the comprehensive end credits. Because of this, the opening credits are used first in the IMDb listing and the rest of the cast is filled in with the end credits. See more »

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Referenced in Famous Movie Dogs (1940) See more »

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A fun movie with a good musical score.
12 February 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie as a kid, and it's still fun today. The dinosaur special effects were advanced for its day, and frequently "borrowed" by later films. The music score was nominated for an Oscar, and quite impressive. And Carol Landis was a babe!


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