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2 August 1979 (Netherlands) See more »
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At the New York State University, one of Peter Parker's tutors has accidentally given three students... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Nicholas "sound of music" Hammond dons the spandex for this crass second seventies outing. See more (7 total) »

Cast

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Nicholas Hammond ... Spider-Man / Peter Parker (archive footage)
Robert F. Simon ... J. Jonah Jameson (archive footage)
Chip Fields ... Rita Conway (archive footage)
Robert Alda ... Mr. White (archive footage)
JoAnna Cameron ... Gale Hoffman (archive footage) (as Joanna Cameron)

Michael Pataki ... Captain Barbera (archive footage)
Randy Powell ... Craig (archive footage)
Lawrence P. Casey ... Angel (archive footage) (as Lawrence Casey)
Simon Scott ... (archive footage)
Sidney Clute ... Inspector DeCarlo (archive footage) (as Sid Clute)
Anne Bloom ... Carla Wilson (archive footage)

Steven Anderson ... Ted (archive footage)
Herbie Braha ... LeBeau (archive footage) (as Herb Braha)
Emil Farkas ... Karate Thug (archive footage)
Wil Albert ... (archive footage) (as Will Albert)
Dick Kyker ... (archive footage)
Leigh Kavanaugh ... Linda (archive footage)
Gino Ardito ... Assistant Cameraman (archive footage)
Steve Goodwins ... Cameraman (archive footage)
Ron Hajak ... Salesman (archive footage)
Kerrie Cullen ... Girl (archive footage)
David Somerville ... Singer (archive footage)
Gail Jensen ... Singer (archive footage)
Bonnie Johns ... Intern (archive footage)
George Barrows ... Guard (archive footage)
Orin Kennedy ... Cop (archive footage)
Barry Roberts ... New York cabbie (archive footage)
Walt Davis ... Helicopter Repairman (archive footage)
Barbara Sanders ... Waitress (archive footage)
Jerry Martin ... Doorman (archive footage)

Directed by
Ron Satlof 
 
Writing credits
Robert Janes (written by)

Produced by
Charles W. Fries .... executive producer (as Charles Fries)
Daniel R. Goodman .... executive producer
Robert Janes .... producer
Ron Satlof .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stu Phillips 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Whitman (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Erwin Dumbrille 
David Newhouse  (as David H. Newhouse)
 
Casting by
Judith Holstra 
 
Art Direction by
William McAllister  (as Bill McAllister)
 
Set Decoration by
Mary Ann Good 
Ray Molyneaux 
 
Makeup Department
Tim McNalley .... makeup artist
Donna Turner Culver .... hair stylist (as Donna Turner)
 
Production Management
William P. Owens .... executive production manager
Malcolm Stuart .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Leonard Bram .... first assistant director
Gene Sultan .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Dick Kyker .... property master
David Coleman .... property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Robert J. Miller .... sound mixer (as Robert Miller)
Gary Alexander .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Don B. Courtney .... special effects (as Don Courtney)
 
Stunts
Fred Waugh .... stunt coordinator
Jean Coulter .... stunts (uncredited)
Michael M. Vendrell .... stunt double (uncredited)
Fred Waugh .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
William Huffman .... gaffer (as Bill Huffman)
Dan Reilly .... key grip
Michael St. Hilaire .... camera operator (as Michael St. Hillaire)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anne Laune .... costumer: women
Bernie Pollack .... costumer: men
 
Editorial Department
Thomas Fries .... associate film editor (as Tom Fries)
Rafe Newhouse .... assistant film editor
Fred Roth .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
John Fresco .... music supervisor
Stu Phillips .... composer: theme
John Mick .... music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Buster Kohloff .... transportation (as Buster Kohlhoff)
 
Other crew
Carol Blalack .... production coordinator
Robert J. Goodman .... production assistant (as Robert F. Goodman)
Orin Kennedy .... location manager
Joyce King .... script supervisor
Stan Lee .... script consultant
 

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"The Deadly Dust" - USA (video title)
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Released theatrically across Europe, but on TV in the U.S.See more »
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Mr. White:[looking at Gale in a white bikini] Very nice.
Gale Hoffman:Why do I have to dress this way?
Mr. White:Two reasons, one, because I like women in bikinis, and two, I feel safer when I know there's no place for them to hide any weapons.
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4 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Nicholas "sound of music" Hammond dons the spandex for this crass second seventies outing., 25 March 2001
Author: Mr Bungle from Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England

Well you've read the comics, seen the various cartoon's and then you watch this. "Sweet jesus what is going on" was my first thought when viewing this nugget of 70's nostalgia. The first shock came when I saw good old Peter Parker, not only was he sporting a very fetching donkey jacket (I could almost smell the tramp urine) he also had the most ridiculous haircut, "ah well its only seventies fashion" I thought to my self, but no, not only had PP taken up the substitute school teachers wardrobe, he had somehow lost all his classic wit (probably all them nasty drugs). No longer was Peter Parker the nerd who became cool, he was just a nerd. Then he donned the spandex...

Gone was the athletic wall crawler who swung his way round the city with ease, only to be replaced by a positively lethargic "2cm per hour wall crawling speed" imposter, instead of gracefully traversing the city roof tops via his web shooters, he seemed to prefer to run about in a very foppish manner indeed (usually sticking to the one roof top)although on one occasion in the film he does swing from one building to another (although it is the exact same footage that was used in the first film and his webs are now inch thick white rope that can self tie knots around poles and other protruding objects). Then there's the fight scenes, In the comics he goes head to head with people such as Rhino and other massive super strong villians, In this he gets smacked by skinny "Jeff Capes" lookalikes, (so much for spider strength). On the villian front there is Mr. White who's about as threatening as your mum. Ah well for all its faults it is part of the Spiderman legacy, even if it does reflect the cheese of the seventies far too well. Watch it if your a die hard Spider-fan (call it spiderman the wilderness years) but if your new to the world of spider-man, read the comics and wait for Sam Raimi's film.

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