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The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971)

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A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.

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A scientist explains how the savagery and efficiency of the insect world could result in their taking over the world.

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Shocking. Beautiful. Brilliant. Sensual. Deadly... and in the end only they will survive.

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23 June 1971 (France)  »

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A Crônica de Hellstrom  »

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This film was the inspiration for the 1973 novel Hellstrom's Hive by Frank Herbert. See more »

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Dr. Hellstrom: The Earth was created not with the gentle caress of love, but with the brutal violence of rape.
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In 1971 a film arrived at our campus and our school was privileged to see it. Witness, would be a better word as what we learned was so fantastic. To ignore what was being shown and investigated, would be to doom our existence to the fact, we were warned of the impending doom and did nothing. The star of this film is the incredible and versatile insect as illustrated by a narrator/biologist Dr. Neil Hellstrom (Lawrence Pressman). His research takes the audience around the world in a desperate attempt to awaken our poor understanding of the mightiest creatures on the planet. Despite the fact man has the potential to destroy the world and its populations with his awesome weapons, it is the Insect who will eventually reclaim what's left. The film is informative and insightful as well as incredible with it special cameras going where only the mind can venture. Want to learn who our greatest enemy is? See this film and then guess which species will inherit the Earth. ****


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