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
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Willis H. O'Brien
and Pete Peterson
began filming the special effects of this film in a large remodeled dressing room at the Tepeac Studios in Mexico City, but when money became tight they finished the picture in Peterson's garage in Encino, California. See more
When Sgt. Vega's body is found, Hank takes his gun away and mentions that every round had been fired. The gun is a 1911-series pistol; had all rounds been fired, the slide would have locked back. The gun is later referred to as a revolver by the radio dispatcher. 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 ...