Bijou After Hours presents: 'Trog'

11:00 PM until 1:00 AM

Location: @ FilmScene

Price: Free for UI students (with valid student ID) / $6.50 public

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Anthropologist Dr. Brockton (Joan Crawford) believes she has discovered the missing link in this flat science fiction drama. The creature is found in a cave and brought to her laboratory to undergo tests for her research. The hairy beast with the face of a monkey loves classical music and hates rock and roll. When one of the slack-jawed yokels opens his cage, he escapes and goes on a killing rampage as he tries to return to his cave. In a gentle moment with a little girl, the beast shows a tender side that recalls a scene from Frankenstein. Soon troops are called in, despite Brockton's protest, to entomb the creature by dynamiting the entrance to the cave.

“I admit it: I have a soft spot in my heart (and my head) for the stupefying, inexplicable 'Trog.'” —Commercial Appeal

  • Director: Freddie Francis
  • Runtime: 91 min.
  • Rating: PG

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Bijou Film Board in advance at or 319-358-2555.

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