Beginning of the End

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Beginning of the End (1957, USA) is an Eco-Terror film directed by Bert I. Gordon.


Main Details

  • Released on June 28, 1957
  • B&W
  • Running time: 76 minutes
  • Production Co.: AB-PT Pictures Corp.
  • Distribution Co.: Republic Pictures
  • Directed by Bert I. Gordon
  • Written by Fred Freiberger and Lester Gorn
  • Starring: Peter Graves, Peggie Castle, Morris Ankrum

Plot Summary

  • Audrey Ames, an enterprising journalist, tries to get the scoop on giant grasshoppers accidentally created at the Illinois State experimental farm. She endeavors to save Chicago, despite a military cover-up.


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