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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The National Guardsmen wear the insignia of the U.S. 33rd Infantry Division, which is indeed the designated unit of the Illinois National Guard. The soldiers in Chicago wear the insignia of the U.S. Fifth Army, which at the time was headquartered in Chicago, where the film takes place. See more
When the soldiers return to the grain storage site, Peter Graves points to the spot where his lab assistant was killed by a grasshopper. The space is empty and Graves says the grasshoppers ate him. Yet, there's not a single drop of blood anywhere. See more
Col. Tom Sturgeon
Where do I get off asking the Regular Army for help with a bunch of oversize grasshoppers?
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Words and Music by Lou Bartel & Harriet Kane
Sung by Lou Bartel & Chorus
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