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12 December 1959 (UK) See more »
Hard-driven scientist David Whittaker finds himself battling for the survival of the world against a disease spreading from a tropical island caused by a legendary spider-goddess.
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 (Series Cast Summary - 9 of 10)
Maurice Kaufmann ... Dr. David Whittaker (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Maxine Audley ... Marion Whittaker (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Philip Bond ... Dr. Tony Wilson (3 episodes, 1960)
Charles Carson ... Captain Ross (3 episodes, 1960)
Anna May Wong ... Malayan Girl (3 episodes, 1960)
Jill Hyem ... Alice Simms (3 episodes, 1960)
Richard Burrell ... Jim Herring (2 episodes, 1960)
Frank Hawkins ... Albert Williams (2 episodes, 1960)
Tony Church ... Professor Axhem (2 episodes, 1960)

Series Directed by
Quentin Lawrence (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Series Writing credits
Lewis Greifer (6 episodes, 1959-1960)

Series Produced by
Quentin Lawrence .... producer (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Series Original Music by
John Dankworth (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Series Production Design by
Tom Lingwood (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Warwick Ashton .... camera operator (unknown episodes)

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30 min (6 episodes)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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scary TV, 10 April 2004
Author: tonylocn from London, England

Looking at the date of this series, I must have been nine years old when I saw it, so I guess in those days even Andy Pandy might have been just a wee bit scary. But I remember it as having that nasty, dark, low-budget feel that TV used to manage so well in series like Quatermass. It's possible that copies no longer exist so I don't know how well it would stand up today, but I see the writer went on to culty stuff like Dr Who and Patrick McGoohan's wickedly subversive The Prisoner.

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