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
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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
The rear view mirror on Audrey's car appears and disappears depending on where and when the scene was filmed. It is usually there (at the top of the windshield) when she pulls in front of the military command post and gone when she's driving on the highway or entering the Ludlow area. 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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