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Kay Hoog finds a message that indicates that some Incas are still alive, but the secret organisation "Die Spinnen" wants the Incas' gold....



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Credited cast:
Carl de Vogt ...
Ressel Orla ...
Lio Sha
Georg John ...
Dr. Telphas
Sonnenpriesterin Naela
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Biensfeldt
Harry Frank
Gilda Langer


In San Francisco, the sportsman Kay Hoog tells to the members of a club that he has found a message in a bottle with a map from a Harvard's missing professor telling about a treasure of an Inca lost civilization still alive. He decides to go to Peru to seek the gold. However, members of the secret criminal organization "The Spiders" leaded by Lio Sha break in Kay's mansion during the night and steal the map. Kay Hoog travels to Peru, where he retrieves his map and a document about the Diamond Ship from The Spiders. Later he saves the Priestess of the Sun Naela and brings her to San Francisco. However, The Spiders kill Naela and Kay Hoog promises revenge for the death of his love. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Release Date:

8 November 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Spiders, Part 1: The Golden Lake  »

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Originally planned as a series of four films. The last two parts not made were titled 'Um Asiens Kaiserkrone' (part 3) and 'Im Spinnennetz' (part 4). See more »


Featured in Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (1995) See more »

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Serial Spiders
28 July 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Well, well... Even if you're a fervent admirer of Lang's silent films, this early one - the first part of a two-part unfinished four-part serial(!) - will leave you in doubt about Fritz's narrative skills. (His directorial skills aren't that evident either, but here and there one senses his talent for building up atmosphere.)

The pic's just pure juvenile nonsense, which wouldn't be half as bad, were it not for the long ponderous stretches in between the childish action scenes.

But the whole affair almost gets by on its amiable innocence.

4 out of 10 Inca treasures

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