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One Million Years B.C. (1966)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Fantasy | 21 February 1967 (USA)
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Prehistoric man Tumak is banished from his savage tribe and meets pretty Loana who belongs to a gentler coastal tribe but he must fight caveman Payto to win her favors.

Director:

Don Chaffey

Writers:

Michael Carreras (screenplay), Mickell Novack (adapted from an original screenplay by) (as Mickell Novak) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Raquel Welch ... Loana
John Richardson ... Tumak
Percy Herbert ... Sakana
Robert Brown ... Akhoba
Martine Beswick ... Nupondi
Jean Wladon Jean Wladon ... Ahot
Lisa Thomas Lisa Thomas ... Sura
Malya Nappi Malya Nappi ... Tohana
Richard James Richard James ... Young Rock Man
William Lyon Brown William Lyon Brown ... Payto
Frank Hayden Frank Hayden ... 1st Rock Man
Terence Maidment Terence Maidment ... 1st Shell Man
Micky De Rauch Micky De Rauch ... 1st Shell Girl
Yvonne Horner ... Ullah
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Storyline

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 Jim Cobb

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This is the way it was. See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un millón de años A.C. See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

£422,816 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$8,000,000, 31 December 1966
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Raquel Welch's grunting was voice-dubbed by Nikki Van der Zyl. See more »

Goofs

According to the fossil record, humans and dinosaurs were not contemporaneous. There were no dinosaurs one million years ago, having gone extinct 65 million years ago, however modern birds are descended from one branch of the dinosaurs. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: This is a story of long, long ago; when the world was just beginning.
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Crazy Credits

Characters and scenes appearing and names used are imaginary, and every reference to names, characters or facts really happened is purely fictional. See more »

Alternate Versions

The British version runs 100 minutes and features 9 minutes of footage cut from American prints. This includes a scene where Nupondi (Martine Beswicke) does a provocative dance; Tumak (John Richardson) tastes from the container of paint in the Shell Tribe's cave; and an extended violent scene of a fight among the ape-men while Tumak and Loana (Raquel Welch) hide, and extended scenes showing Tumak, as he leaves his tribe, shown wandering the valley, and coming across the skeleton of a giant lizard. The widescreen laser disc is the British version (which gives Richardson first billing), while the VHS release is the American version (which gives Welch first billing). See more »

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Referenced in Really, Raquel (1974) See more »

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She'll never live it down...
21 July 2002 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

Raquel Welch's later, more solid acting performances will never erase our memories of this dinosaur-epic wherein she runs around in full cavegirl regalia. Then again, she may not want them to. Time has been surprisingly kind to this reworking of 1940's "One Million B.C." The special effects are very good, the wilds of prehistoric nature are often excitingly, colorfully captured, and handsome John Richardson is charismatic as a caveman who, along with Welch, ditches his tribe to set out on a personal journey. Yes, it's Raquel in a fur-bikini that most people will remember, but a good time is had by all. **1/2 from ****


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