When electronics engineer Mitch MacAfee spots a UFO as "big as a battleship," from his plane, the Air Force scrambles planes to investigate. However, nothing shows up on radar, and one of the jets is lost during the action. MacAfee is regarded as a dangerous crackpot until other incidents and disappearances convince the authorities that the threat is real. Some believe it is a French-Canadian folk legend come to life, but it turns out to be an extraterrestrial giant bird composed of anti-matter whose disregard for human life and architecture threatens the world. Written by
Gabe Taverney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Flying beast out of prehistoric skies!
Did You Know?
The producers originally planned to use a stop-motion model created by Ray Harryhausen
for the bird. However, due to budgetary limitations they were forced to use a marionette. See more
When the characters are in the helicopter searching for the monster's nest, Mitch calls Pierre "Pepe" once though he gets the name right all the other times. See more
Once the world was big, and no man in his lifetime could circle it. Through the centuries, science has made man's lifetime bigger, and the world smaller. Now the farthest corner of the Earth is as close as a pushbutton, and time has lost all meaning as man-made devices speed many many times faster than sound itself.