Giant scorpions demolish Mexico City. They have been released from underground caverns by a series of volcanic eruptions, and it's up to Hank, an American geologist to stop them. Written by
Marty McKee <email@example.com>
We defy you not to get a genuine case of the horrors when you see "The Black Scorpion"!
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Did You Know?
While filming the stop-motion effects at Tepeac Studios, O'Brien and Peterson were assisted with miniature set construction by Ralph Hammeras
, who was at the same studio filming the visual effects for The Giant Claw
(1957). See more
When the worm-like creature is slithering along the cavern floor, a wire appears attached to it during one of its movements and then disappears afterward. See more
For centuries, the prayers of Mexico's peasants have been their only shield against the devastating furies that have wrecked their homes and destroyed their lives. And so today, again they kneel, terrified and helpless, as a new volcano is created by the mysterious and rebellious forces of nature. The Earth has split a thousand times. Whole acres of rich farmlands have cracked and dropped from sight. And millions of tons of molten lava are roaring down the slopes, in a quake ...