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Tarantula (1955) Poster

(1955)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jack Arnold

Writing Credits  

Robert M. Fresco ... (screenplay) and
Martin Berkeley ... (screenplay)
 
Jack Arnold ... (story) and
Robert M. Fresco ... (story)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

...
Dr. Matt Hastings
Mara Corday ...
Stephanie 'Steve' Clayton
...
Prof. Gerald Deemer
Nestor Paiva ...
Sheriff Jack Andrews
Ross Elliott ...
Joe Burch
Edwin Rand ...
Lt. John Nolan
...
Townsend
Hank Patterson ...
Josh
Bert Holland ...
Barney Russell
Steve Darrell ...
Andy Andersen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dee Carroll ...
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing ...
Second Tramp (uncredited)
George DeNormand ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Don Dillaway ...
Jim Bagny (uncredited)
...
Jet Squadron Leader (uncredited)
Jack Hendricks ...
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Jane Howard ...
Coed Secretary (uncredited)
James Hyland ...
Trooper Grayson (uncredited)
Tom London ...
Jeff (1st Tramp) (uncredited)
Robert Nelson ...
State Trooper (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ...
Paul Lund / Eric Jacobs (uncredited)
Ray Quinn ...
State Trooper (uncredited)
Vernon Rich ...
Ridley (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ...
Townsman (uncredited)
...
Deputy (uncredited)
Robert R. Stephenson ...
Warehouseman (uncredited)
Jack Stoney ...
Helper (uncredited)
Billy Wayne ...
Murphy (uncredited)
Rusty Wescoatt ...
Driver (uncredited)
...
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Bud Wolfe ...
Bus Driver (uncredited)
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Produced by 

William Alland ... producer

Music by 

Herman Stein ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

George Robinson ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

William Morgan ... (as William M. Morgan)

Art Direction by 

Alexander Golitzen
Alfred Sweeney

Set Decoration by 

Russell A. Gausman
Ruby R. Levitt

Costume Design by 

Jay A. Morley Jr. ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department 

Joan St. Oegger ... hair stylist
Bud Westmore ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Frank Shaw ... assistant director

Sound Department 

Leslie I. Carey ... sound
Frank H. Wilkinson ... sound (as Frank Wilkinson)
Edward L. Sandlin ... sound editor (uncredited)
Joe Sikorsky ... sound editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Wah Chang ... creator: tarantula puppet (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Clifford Stine ... special photography
David S. Horsley ... special photographic effects supervisor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Jack Hendricks ... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Stoney ... stunts (uncredited)
Bud Wolfe ... stunts (uncredited)

Music Department 

Joseph Gershenson ... music supervisor
Henry Mancini ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
David Tamkin ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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