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?
It is interesting to note that, in the 26-year partnership between producer Charles H. Schneer
and special effects artist Ray Harryhausen
, "One Million Years B.C." is one of just two films (the other being The Animal World
(1956)) of Harryhausen's work during that time frame which Schneer did not produce. See more
The attacking Allosaurus is only about twice as large as his human opponents, when in actuality, it was at least five times bigger. Also, the Triceratops towers over Tumak and Loanna at the same height the Allosaur does, while the Ceratosaurus towers over the Triceratops. Allosaurus was much larger than Ceratosaurus. Of course, it could be speculated that the Allosaurus in this film was a juvenile creature. 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