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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 »
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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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Colorful story set in prehistoric world with dinosaurs and a gorgeous Raquel Welch 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)
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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 (Technicolor)
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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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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Colorful story set in prehistoric world with dinosaurs and a gorgeous Raquel Welch, 3 December 2010
Author: ma-cortes

This deals about the struggle of primitive cavemen and their battle against prehistoric monsters and other creatures . It's a remake of the 1940 movie by Hal Roach with Victor Mature , Carole Landis and Lon Chaney Jr . It starts with a prologue that tells you all you want to know about this "brutal world¨. This is a story of a long , long ago when the world was just beginning. A young world , a world early in the morning of time . A hard , unfriendly world with creatures that sit and wait , creatures that must kill to live. And man , superior to the creatures only in his cunning . There aren't many men , a few tribes scattered across the wilderness . Never venturing far , unaware that other tribes exist even , too busy with their own lives to be curious . Too frightened of the unknown to wander . Their laws are simple , the strong take everything . A chief named Akoba (Robert Brown) is leader of the Rock tribe . And his sons are named Tumak(John Richardson) and Sakana (Percy Herbert) from the tribe of the Brunettes. There is no love between them and confrontation emerges . Tumak meets a cave woman (Raquel Welch) from the tribe of the Blondes , both of whom trying to make a life for themselves and take on rival clan , subhuman, cannibalistic tribes and volcanoes on its ending in an earth-splitting volcanic eruption .

This classic Hammer -in its 100th movie- and Seven Arts production is a stupendous story of adventure , thrills and romance. The tale provides sweeping and exciting entertainment . The action scenes blend creatures and humans more seamlessly than ever before in cinema and has some nice battles between prehistoric animals . Surviving Brontosaurs, Triceratops, Dinosaurs ,Alosaurs, Pterodactyls are the true stars , rise to the occasion to amuse in an otherwise slow movie. The fantastic beasts look superb and are stunningly made by expert craftsmen as the spectacular special effects include dinosaurs , fighting between Tiranosaurius Rex and Triceratops , a giant turtle ,along with some superimposed iguanas, all of them are made by technician-artist Ray Harryhausen. As warns the movie the characters and incidents portrayed and the names used herein are fictitious and any similarity to the names character or history of any person is entirely accidental and unintentional . Produced and written by Michael Carreras adapted from an original screenplay by George Baker . Wonderful cinematography in glimmer color DeLuxe by Wilkie Cooper filmed on location in Lanzarote , Island Canarias (Spain) . Exciting music and special musical effects composed by Mario Nascimbene with usual musical supervisor Philip Martell ; furthermore rare sounds by Roy Baker . The motion picture is professionally directed by Don Chaffey . Rating : Good and unforgettable for famous fur-trimmed bikini clad that you'll always remember .

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