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Beginning of the End (1957)

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76 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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.See moreAudrey 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. Written by Anonymous See less
Writers
Fred Freiberger (screenplay) | Lester Gorn (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Jack A. Marta (as Jack Marta)
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Updated Jun 28, 1957

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Jun 28, 1957 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Peter Graves
Dr. Ed Wainwright Dr. Ed Wainwright   See fewer
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Peggie Castle
Audrey Aimes Audrey Aimes   See fewer
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Morris Ankrum
Gen. John Hanson Gen. John Hanson   See fewer
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Than Wyenn
Frank Johnson Frank Johnson   See fewer
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Thomas Browne Henry
Col. Tom Sturgeon (as Thomas B. Henry) Col. Tom Sturgeon (as Thomas B. Henry)   See fewer
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Richard Benedict
Cpl. Mathias Cpl. Mathias   See fewer
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James Seay
Capt. James Barton Capt. James Barton   See fewer
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John Close
Maj. Everett Maj. Everett   See fewer
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Don C. Harvey
Guard at Lab Guard at Lab   See fewer
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Larry J. Blake
Illinois Highway Patrolman Illinois Highway Patrolman   See fewer
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Eilene Janssen
Girl Teenager in Car Girl Teenager in Car   See fewer
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Hylton Socher
Frank - Soldier Frank - Soldier   See fewer
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Frank Wilcox
Gen. John T. Short Gen. John T. Short   See fewer
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Douglas Evans
Norman Taggart - News Editor Norman Taggart - News Editor   See fewer
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Paul Grant
Male Teenager in Car Male Teenager in Car   See fewer
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Richard Emory
Lieutenant Lieutenant   See fewer
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Steve Warren
Soldier at Observation Post #3 Soldier at Observation Post #3   See fewer
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Frank Connor
Soldier at Observation Post #1 Soldier at Observation Post #1   See fewer
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Don Eitner
Soldier at Observation Post #2 Soldier at Observation Post #2   See fewer
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Rayford Barnes
Chuck - National Guard Corporal Chuck - National Guard Corporal   See fewer
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Kirk Alyn
B-52 Pilot (uncredited) B-52 Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Baldwin
TV Announcer (uncredited) TV Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Chase
Helicopter Pilot (uncredited) Helicopter Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Cranston
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patricia Dean
Red Cross Representative (uncredited) Red Cross Representative (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Douglas
Army Sentry (uncredited) Army Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Frees
Helicopter Pilot / Airplane Pilot (voice) (uncredited) Helicopter Pilot / Airplane Pilot (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lyle Latell
Police Lt. MacKenzie (uncredited) Police Lt. MacKenzie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dennis Moore
Police Dispatcher (uncredited) Police Dispatcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Zon Murray
National Guard Sergeant (uncredited) National Guard Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Reynolds
Insecticide Man (uncredited) Insecticide Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Sanford
Extra beside Red Cross Representative (uncredited) Extra beside Red Cross Representative (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Stevens
Col. Hill (uncredited) Col. Hill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Wells
Headquarters Sergeant (uncredited) Headquarters Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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3.5 / 10 | 1,975 votes