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Beginning of the End Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Produced by [[Performer~P92090~Bert I. Gordon~bertigordon]], The Beginning of the End is a menacing onslaught of giant-sized grasshoppers. Department of Agriculture functionary Dr. Ed Wainwright ([[Performer~P28319~Peter Graves~petergraves]]) and photojournalist Audrey Aimes ([[Performer~P11748~Peggie Castle~peggiecastle]]) discover that the huge grasshoppers are the product of a experiment in radioactivity gone awry. Before the Army can neutralize the green monstrosities, Chicago has been besieged by the ravenous insects. Beginning of the End was one of two horror films produced by American Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres; the other was [[Feature~V51834~The Unearthly~theunearthly]] (1957). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:June 28, 1957

Cast

Peter Graves
as Ed Wainwright
Peggie Castle
as Audrey Aimes
Morris Ankrum
as Lt. Gen. Arthur Hanson
Richard Benedict
as Cpl. Jim Mathias
James Seay
as Capt. Barton
Than Wyenn
as Frank Johnson
John Close
as Maj. Everett
Don C. Harvey
as First Patrolman
Frank Chase
as Soldier
Pierre Watkin
as Taggert
Frank Wilcox
as Gen. Matthew Short

Crew

Bert I. Gordon
Director
Bert I. Gordon
Producer
Jack A. Marta
Cinematographer
Albert Glasser
Composer (Music Score)
Aaron Stell
Editor
Bert I. Gordon
Special Effects
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