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8 November 1979 (USA) See more »
Kay Hoog finds a message that indicates that some Incas are still alive, but the secret organisation "Die Spinnen" wants the Incas' gold.... Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Carl de Vogt ... Kay Hoog
Ressel Orla ... Lio Sha
Georg John ... Dr. Telphas

Lil Dagover ... Sonnenpriesterin Naela
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Biensfeldt
Harry Frank
Gilda Langer
Hans Lanser-Rudolf ... Partygast im Klub (uncredited)

Directed by
Fritz Lang 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Fritz Lang  writer

Produced by
Erich Pommer .... producer
Original Music by
Max Josef Bojakowski 
Cinematography by
Karl Freund 
Carl Hoffmann (unconfirmed)
Emil Schünemann 
Production Design by
Otto Hunte 
Carl Ludwig Kirmse 
Heinrich Umlauff 
Hermann Warm 
Costume Design by
Otto Hunte 
Carl Ludwig Kirmse 
Heinrich Umlauff 
Hermann Warm 
Other crew
David Shepard .... colored film restroration (as David H. Shepard)

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81 min | USA:130 min | 69 min
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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 »


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Immature Lang, 21 August 1999
Author: Athanatos from San Diego, CA

A surprisingly weak film. The pacing is haphazard. The special effects are ineffectual. It's hard to believe that these pitiful sets were from the set designer for The Cabinet of Dr Caligari. The actors use guns the way that inexperienced toddlers might. And the Americans, Peruvians, and Inca all look very, very German. This film is only for the compleatist, desiring to view all of the films of Fritz Lang or of this genre. Don't come here for entertainment.

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