One Million B.C. is an American historical epic fantasy film produced by Hal Roach Studios and released by United Artists. Boy meets girl – prehistoric style, in this classic of man’s battle to survive against the terrors of the prehistoric world. Big-chested Victor Mature stars as protagonist Tumak, a young caveman who strives to unite the uncivilized Rock Tribe and the peaceful Shell Tribe, Carole Landis as Loana, daughter of the Shell Tribe chief and Tumak’s love interest and Lon Chaney Jr. as Tumak’s stern father and leader of the Rock Tribe. Dinosaurs, savage nature, and a gigantic erupting volcano are part of the camp adventure classic.
1940 | 80 min | B&W | Optional English Subtitles: SDH | 1.37:1 | Mono PCM | All Region | NR
• Commentary track by Film Expert, Toby Roan
• Photo Gallery
“…a masterpiece of imaginative fiction… You are almost certain to like something about ‘One Million B.C.’ ” – B.R. Crisler, The New York Times
Nominated for 2 Oscars! Best Special Effects – Roy Seawright (photographic) & Elmer Raguse (sound)
and Original Music Score – Werner R. Heymann
Victor Mature, Carole Landis, Lon Chaney Jr., Conrad Nagel, John Hubbard, Nigel De Brulier, Mamo Clark, Inez Palange, Jacqueline Dalya, Mary Gale Fisher, Norman Budd, Harry WilsonDirected by
Hal Roach and Hal Roach Jr.