Caveman Tumak is banished from his savage tribe. He finds a brief home among a group of gentle seacoast dwelling cave people until he is banished from them as well. Missing him, one of their women, Loana leaves with him, deciding to face the harsh prehistoric world with its monsters and volcanos as a couple. Written by
This is the way it was.
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Did You Know?
The exterior scenes were filmed in the Canary Islands in the middle of winter, late 1965. Principal photography finished in January 1966, with Ray Harryhausen completing his effects by spring. See more
During the ape fight seen, one of the ape is thrown against the cave wall. The entire wall section bounces (moves) as the ape hits it. See more
This is a story of long, long ago; when the world was just beginning.
Characters and scenes appearing and names used are imaginary, and every reference to names, characters or facts really happened is purely fictional. See more