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The Deadly Mantis

(The Deadly Mantis)


The warming of the atmosphere due to a volcano eruption has caused a part of the ice of the north pole to melt, which liberates a horrible monster: a huge praying mantis deep-frozen there for nearly a million years.

Colonel Joe Parkman, helped by paleontologist Dr. Ned Jackson from the Washington Paleontologist Department of the Natural History Museum and his assistant, journalist Marge Blaine, are assigned to get rid of the giant insect threat...

A movie directed by Nathan Juran

1957 - 79 minutes - Black & White - Mono - 1.37

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Main Cast

  • Col. Joe Parkman
  • Dr. Nedrick Jackson
  • Marge Blaine
  • Maj. Gen. Mark Ford
  • Sgt. Pete Allen
  • Prof. Anton Gunther
  • Corporal
  • Lou
  • Army Sergeant
  • Lt. Fred Pizar
  • Mrs. Farley

Also Known As

  • Смертельный богомол (inc)
  • The Giant Mantis (inc)
  • The Incredible Praying Mantis (inc)

Release dates

  • May 26, 1957
  • May 01, 1957 (Los Angeles, California)
  • May 26, 1957