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
The screen's first full-length science-fiction thriller with real live creatures!
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200 grasshoppers were used for the film. During the filming, they began to cannibalize one another, so by the time the last shots were done, only a dozen were left. See more
After the grasshoppers all "drown", the boat returns to shore, but no grasshopper bodies are seen in the water. See more
Col. Tom Sturgeon
Where do I get off asking the Regular Army for help with a bunch of oversize grasshoppers?
Referenced in Ed Wood
Natural, Natural Baby
Words and Music by Lou Bartel & Harriet Kane
Sung by Lou Bartel & Chorus
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