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
Filmed in New Horrorscope!
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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
In the brief shot of the grasshoppers supposedly being lured into the lake, there are clearly almost as many walking away from the water as there are walking towards it. 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.
Referenced in Mister Rock and Roll
Natural, Natural Baby
Words and Music by Lou Bartel & Harriet Kane
Sung by Lou Bartel & Chorus
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