This Was the Day That Engulfed the World in Terror!
The Deadly Mantis is a 1957 American science-fictionmonster film produced by William Alland for Universal-International. The film was directed by Nathan Juran from a screenplay by Martin Berkeley based on a story by producer William Alland.The Deadly Mantis stars Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton and Pat Conway.
- Craig Stevens as Col. Joe Parkman
- William Hopper as Dr. Nedrick ‘Ned’ Jackson
- Alix Talton as Marge Blaine
- Donald Randolph as Gen. Mark Ford
- Pat Conway as Sgt. Pete Allen
- Florenz Ames as Prof. Anton Gunther
- Paul Smith as Corporal, Parkman’s Clerk
- Phil Harvey as Lou, Radar Man
- Floyd Simmons as Army Sergeant
- Paul Campbell as Lt. Fred Pizar
- Helen Jay as Mrs. Farley