Audrey Ames, an enterprising journalist, tries to get the scoop on giant grasshoppers accidentally created at the Illinois State experimental farm. She endeavors to save Chicago, despite a military cover-up. Written by
So Big...we had to coin a new word for it...NEWMENDOUS!
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There really is a town called Ludlow, in the right area in Champaign County, IL, and the town Paxton is just north of it in Ford County. They are also near Chanute AFB, where reporter Audrey Aimes (Peggie Castle
) was headed at the beginning of the film. See more
The sound boom shadow appears in at least four shots: across the detectives' and cop's bodies as they examine the girl's bloody sweater, on the National Guard office's inside door as Audrey enters the building for the first time, across Captain Barton's helmet as he and Audrey are talking in her car upon returning from Ludlow, and across a piece of electronic equipment as Ed and a soldier examine Major Everett's body after the locust attack. See more
Gen. John T. Short
Dr. Wainright, you're a scientist, you know what grasshoppers can do. I'm a soldier, I know what guns can do.
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Words and Music by Lou Bartel & Harriet Kane
Sung by Lou Bartel & Chorus
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