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Body in the Web (1960)
"Ein Toter hing im Netz" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  March 1962 (USA)
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Survivors of a plane crash on a remote island find it is covered by spiders. When bitten, the survivors start turning into spiders!

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Harald Maresch ...
Joe (as Temple Foster)
Helga Franck ...
Alexander D'Arcy ...
Gary Webster (as Alexander d'Arcy)
Helga Neuner ...
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Rainer Brandt ...
Robby (as Reiner Brandt)
Dorothee Parker ...
Gladys (as Dorothee Glöklen) (as Norma Townes)
Gerry Sammer ...
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Eva Schauland ...
Helma Vandenberg ...
Kate (as Helma van den Berg)
Elfie Wagner ...
Linda (as Donna Ulsike)
Barbara Valentin ...
Babs (as Barbara Valentine)
Walter Faber ...
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En route to a show in Singapore, a troupe of beautiful dancers are stranded on a deserted island by a plane crash. Their routine of skinny-dipping and devising new skimpy outfits is interrupted when a radioactive spider bites their manager and turns him into a wild-eyed, furry-faced monster with three fangs and a passion for strangling. Written by D.A. Kellough <dkelloug@infinet.com>

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The MONSTER is terror-crazed by his deathly fear of fire! See more »

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Shortly after the film opens, Gary Webster (Alexander D'Arcy) pulls up in front of a building. The car he is driving is a 1958 Chevrolet Impala convertible. The car he almost backs into as he parks is a 1957 Ford, which appears to be the same car shown in the film's opening shot driving down a palm-tree-lined street. See more »

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From Los Angeles, the dancers stop in New York City on the way to Singapore. See more »

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Joe: [to Bobby] For a guy like you, the worst girl in the world is too good!
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Won't satisfy either the horror or nudie audience
10 April 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

Basically this is an excuse to watch a bunch of shapely Eurobabes in bikinis frolic on an island. There is one little spider monster that gets killed off pretty quick and Alex D'Arcy running around as a half-man/half-spider monster but all he does is slowly stick his claw hand out to grab some of the girls with no real menace whatsoever. Maybe he's supposed to be one of those tragic sympathetic monsters. Anyway, the English dubbing is entertainingly bad and the jazzy score gives the film the right aura of burlesque.


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