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.
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HE GET YOU SCARED STIFF! (original print ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
The trapdoor spider that attacks Juanito in the scorpions' underground home is one of the original models left over from the famous deleted spider sequence in King Kong
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The scene immediately after Hank and Teresa's night out on the town, a full passenger train is about to be thrown off the track by one of the scorpions. As the train approaches, the scorpion is attracted to it by its whistle and compartment lights. When the train hits the scorpion, it's pulled off the track. As the steam engine goes by our view, we can read the letters distinctly, "LIONEL LINES" on the side of the tender. 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 ...