Basically a remake of the 1940 film ONE MILLION B.C., this picture takes a rather naive perspective toward prehistoric humans, portraying them as grunting animals who walk fully upright. Richardson is a man banished from his aggressive, warring tribe, the Rock People, for fighting with his
father. After wandering the savage desert and nearly dying, he stumbles to the shore and is nursed back to health by the Shell People, a kind and gentle tribe. Richardson's naturally aggressive ways make him distrustful, so he picks a fight with the leader of the Shell People and is banished
again, but not before Welch falls in love with him. She leaves with him, following him to...