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Michael Carreras (screenplay)
Mickell Novack (adapted from an original screenplay by) ...
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Release Date:
21 February 1967 (USA) See more »
Caveman Tumak is banished from his savage tribe. He finds a brief home among a group of gentle seacoast... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Raquel Welch ... Loana

John Richardson ... Tumak

Percy Herbert ... Sakana

Robert Brown ... Akhoba

Martine Beswick ... Nupondi
Jean Wladon ... Ahot
Lisa Thomas ... Sura
Malya Nappi ... Tohana
Richard James ... Young Rock Man
William Lyon Brown ... Payto
Frank Hayden ... 1st Rock Man
Terence Maidment ... 1st Shell Man
Micky De Rauch ... 1st Shell Girl

Yvonne Horner ... Ullah
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Payne ... One of the Cave People (uncredited)
Vic Perrin ... Narrator (uncredited)
Dido Plumb ... Caveman (uncredited)
Nikki Van der Zyl ... Loana (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Don Chaffey 
Writing credits
Michael Carreras (screenplay)

Mickell Novack (adapted from an original screenplay by) (as Mickell Novak) &
George Baker (adapted from an original screenplay by) &
Joseph Frickert (adapted from an original screenplay by)

Produced by
Michael Carreras .... producer
Aida Young .... associate producer
Hal Roach .... associate producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Mario Nascimbene 
Cinematography by
Wilkie Cooper (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Tom Simpson 
Art Direction by
Robert Jones 
Costume Design by
Carl Toms 
Makeup Department
Olga Angelinetta .... hairdressing supervisor
Wally Schneiderman .... makeup supervisor
Production Management
John Wilcox .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dennis Bertera .... assistant director (as Denis Bertera)
Colin Lord .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Kenneth McCallum Tait .... assistant art director
Bill Beavis .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Colin Monk .... draughtsman (uncredited)
Sound Department
Roy Baker .... sound editor
Alfred Cox .... sound editor
A.W. Lumkin .... recording director
Bill Rowe .... sound mixer
Len Shilton .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
George Blackwell .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Ray Harryhausen .... special visual effects creator
Bob Cuff .... matte painter (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
David Harcourt .... camera operator
Jack Mills .... second unit cameraman
Steve Birtles .... gaffer (uncredited)
Ted Deason .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Geoff Glover .... focus puller (uncredited)
Pierre Luigi .... still photographer (uncredited)
Ken Nicholson .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Martin O'Connor .... key grip (uncredited)
Ronnie Pilgrim .... still photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ivy Baker .... wardrobe mistress
Editorial Department
James Needs .... supervising editor
Robert C. Dearberg .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Anthony Sloman .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Philip Martell .... musical supervisor
Mario Nascimbene .... composer: special musical effects
Philip Martell .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Other crew
Les Bowie .... prologue designer
Gladys Goldsmith .... continuity
Marjorie Lavelly .... continuity (as Marjory Lavelly)
John Trehy .... production accountant (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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100 min | USA:91 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Australia:PG | Canada:G (Nova Scotia) | Finland:K-16 | Singapore:PG | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1989) (2002) (2006) | USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #21185) | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | West Germany:12

Did You Know?

This was promoted as Hammer's 100th production.See more »
Revealing mistakes: During the cavemen's fight with the giant turtle, some of the rocks in front of the animal keep moving between frames or disappear entirely.See more »
[first lines]
Narrator:This is a story of long, long ago; when the world was just beginning.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Simpsons Movie (2007)See more »


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20 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
B(e)C(ause) of various factors, 6 August 2006
Author: Lee Eisenberg ( from Portland, Oregon, USA

OK, having seen many movies about the Stone Age, we should know that the men were all buff dudes, and the women were all buxom babes. That's certainly the case here. Obviously, no part of "One Million Years B.C." really makes sense - humans and dinosaurs never existed contemporaneously - but that doesn't matter. The movie was intended as entertainment, and it's very enjoyable. Maybe that's just because we get to see Raquel Welch in a bikini, but the dinosaurs are also pretty cool. The movie makes us nostalgic for the era, even though we never experienced it.

So, it's brain candy to the max, and it doesn't pretend to be anything else. You're sure to like it, if only for the thought of Raquel Welch dressed like that.

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