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Teenage Cave Man (1958)

Approved  |   |  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 Rebels Against Prehistoric Monsters! 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 »

Goofs

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

Connections

Edited from The She-Creature (1956) See more »

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So bad you have to watch it
25 February 1999 | by (Newcastle, England) – See all my reviews

This is so bad it's good. Unlike Troma, this film doesn't mean to be bad, it just is. The acting is atrocious, the effects are dire, and as for the dialogue...

Let's just say that this must be watched, just so you know how not to make a caveman film.


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