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Director:
Writers:
Michael Carreras (screenplay)
Mickell Novack (adapted from an original screenplay by) ...
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Release Date:
21 February 1967 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
MEN AND MONSTERS BATTLE TO RUKEE THE EARTH! See more »
Plot:
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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User Reviews:
Hammer, Harryhausen and Dinos, A Great Combination! See more (75 total) »

Cast

  (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)
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)
 
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)
 
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Runtime:
100 min | USA:91 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Canada:G (Nova Scotia) | 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)

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Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Ceratosaurus was extinct when Triceratops existed, and they wouldn't have been in a situation to fight each other. Also, Ceratosaurus was much smaller than depicted in the film. An Allosaurus also appears, which, along with Ceratosaurus, was a Jurassic creature. Triceratops lived many million years later in the Cretaceous.See more »
Quotes:
[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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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Hammer, Harryhausen and Dinos, A Great Combination!, 8 April 2006
Author: ClassixFan from USA

How can fans of sci-fi/fantasy not enjoy this 1966 effort from Hammer Studios? You have the wonderful effects of the master, Ray Harryhausen and a decent enough story, oh and dinos! The Region 2 DVD is definitely the disc to get, as it is the complete version of the film and it has a couple of nice interviews with Raquel Welch and Ray Harryhausen. I love what Harryhausen had to say about complaints about inaccuracy with putting man and dinos together on the screen. It's not meant to be a scientific story, it's meant to entertain and entertain it does! Watch as Tumak (of the Rock People) and Loana (of the Shell People) forge a shaky relationship and possibly bring their two tribes of people together. Along the way they battle a huge sea turtle, Allosaurus, Pteradon and other wild beasties of the day. If you love dinos and films meant to be nothing more than fun entertainment, chances are, you'll enjoy this Hammer Studios effort.

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