The Horrors of Spider Island

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Starring Alexander D'Arcy, Barbara Valentin, Rainer Brandt, Walter Faber, Helga Franck, Harald Maresch, Helga Neuner and Dorothee Parker. Screenpplay by Fritz Bottger, Eldon Howard and Albert G. Miller. Cinematography by Georg Krause. Music by Produced by Gaston Hakim and Wolf C. Hartwig. Directed by Fritz Bottger (as Jaime Nolan in U.S. version). 

A talent agent hires a group of beautiful young women to perform at a nightclub in Singapore. During the flight across the South Pacific, the plane develops mechanical problems and crashlands in the ocean.  The group survives and makes it to a remote island where they discover a dead man hanging from a giant spider web. That night, the talent agent sneaks to explore the island, only to get  bitten by a giant jungle spider that mutates him into a man-spider creature with a ravenous hunger for human blood! Can the young women hope survive against the savage man-beast?     

An Intercontinental Film GmbH / Rapid Film Production
Released in the U.S. by Pacemaker Pictures,
Orignally released in March 1962 - 82 min. - b&w- mono

 

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