The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization.
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- Released: April 27, 2020
- Originally Released: 1954
- Label: Warner Archives
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Note: Behind-the-Scenes Archive-Footage Montage on the design and operation of giant ants
- Theatrical Trailer
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon & James Arness|
|Performer:||Onslow Stevens, Sean McClory, Christian Drake & Sandy Descher|
|Directed by||Gordon Douglas|
|Edited by||Thomas Reilly|
|Screenplay by||Ted Sherdeman|
|Composition by||Bronislau Kaper|
|Art Direction by||Stanley Fleischer|
|Story by||George Worthing Yates|
|Produced by||David Weisbart|
|Director of Photography:||Sidney Hickox|
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