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Teenage Cave Man (1958)

 -  Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  July 1958 (USA)
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A young man defies tribal laws and searches for answers. The result of his quest yields knowledge of past generations.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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The Symbol Maker's Teenage Son
Darah Marshall ...
The Blond Maiden
Leslie Bradley ...
The Symbol Maker
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The Black-Bearded One (as Frank De Kova)
Charles P. Thompson ...
Member of the Tribe (as Charles Thompson)
June Jocelyn ...
The Symbol Maker's Wife
Jonathan Haze ...
The Curly-Haired Boy
Beach Dickerson ...
Fair-Haired Boy / Man from Burning Plains / Tom-Tom Player / Bear
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Blond Tribe Member
Robert Shayne ...
Young Tribe Member
Marshall Bradford ...
Member of the Tribe
Joseph Hamilton ...
Member of the Tribe (as Joseph H. Hamilton)
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Storyline

Robert Vaughn stars as a white 25-year-old teenage caveman with styled hair who seeks to discover what is in the uncharted jungles beyond his tribe's campsite. It is against the Word (and the Word is the Law), but he breaks it anyway. Soon he discovers a strange creature which kills with its touch. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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Prehistoric Lovers Against Primitive Beasts! See more »

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

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July 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Was a Teenage Caveman  »

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$70,000 (estimated)
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Robert Vaughn said in an interview that he considered this to be the worst film ever made. See more »

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Although they are supposed to be "cave men," the men have combed hair and are cleanly shaven. See more »

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Referenced in Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001) See more »

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It's like an old Twilight Zone episode
19 April 1999 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Strangely, I liked this movie. Okay: low budget, bad acting, cheesy spliced-in scenes from other "dinosaur" movies. Yet there is something innocent and compelling about it -- Roger Corman in his naive and earnest phase. It reminds me very much of the old Twilight Zone series (because of the ending). Just imagine Rod Serling saying, "For your consideration, a group of prehistoric cave dwellers ..." and you will truly enjoy this odd little film.


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