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The Giant Octopus From “It Came from Beneath the Sea”

The Giant Octopus From "It Came from Beneath the Sea"

Stats:
A giant stop-motion-animated octopus (with six arms).

Origin:
A Octopus that has undergone an atomic mutation now attacks San Francisco as it now comes to prey on man instead of fish.

Facts:
Two years after unleashing The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms upon New York City, Ray Harryhausen turned loose this giant six-armed octopus on San Francisco.

It Came from Beneath the Sea

More Facts:
Never getting permission to actually film in San Franciso, the crew filmed all the out door scenes from the back of a bakery truck that drove all over the city and over the Golden Gate Bridge to get the required background plates for the special effects.