Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1,000,000 B.C. Movie Stills and Photos Group of 82 (Hal Roach, 1940). The film stars Victor Mature 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. Footage from this film, as well as numerous unused shots and outtakes, went into a stock footage library that was used in numerous films throughout the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. These films include: Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943), one of the chapters of the Superman serial (1948), Atom Man vs. Superman (1950), Two Lost Worlds (1950), The Lost Volcano (1950; Bomba, the Jungle Boy series), the American version of Godzilla Raids Again, Jungle Manhunt (1951; Jungle Jim series), Smoky Canyon (1952), the "Yesterday's World" episode of The Schaefer Century Theatre (1952), Untamed Women (1952), Robot Monster (1953), The Lost Planet (1953), King Dinosaur (1955), Three Stooges's Space Ship Sappy (1957), Teenage Cave Man (1958), She Demons (1958), Valley of the Dragons (1961), Journey to the Center of Time (1967), and Horror of the Blood Monsters (1970, the stock footage was tinted in color for this film), One Million AC/DC (1970), TerrorVision, and Attack of the B Movie Monster (1989). The technique of using optically enlarged lizards to represent dinosaurs has been given the nickname of "slurpasaur" by fans. The still are slightly curled, but are in Excellent condition otherwise.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2018
    4th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 201

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 22 days left to consign to the 2019 February 21 - 22 Comics - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has done, and continues to do, a great job selling our collection.
    Bruce Scott,
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 October 12 Illustration Art - Dallas
    2018 October 12 Illustration Art - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,745,893
    2018 December 8 - 9 Animation Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    2018 December 8 - 9 Animation Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    REALIZED $1,960,544