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The Deadly Mantis

The Deadly Mantis

Stats:
Just like the little praying mantis, but bigger and more deadly.

Origin:
A volcanic eruption in the Antarctic of “equal but opposite reaction” near the North Pole causes a glacier to crumble, releasing a long frozen giant praying mantis.

Facts:
Producer William Allande is associated with some of period’s greatest achievements in the horror/sci fi genres including – It Came from Outer Space, The Mole People, This Island Earth, Tarantula, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Revenge of the Creature, The Creature Walks Among Us and more!!!

More Facts:
This was the day that engulfed the world in terror. The footage showing the Eskimos fleeing from the mantis is actually from the movie S.O.S. Eisberg (1933).