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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  

John Agar ... Dr. Matt Hastings
Mara Corday ... Stephanie 'Steve' Clayton
Leo G. Carroll ... Prof. Gerald Deemer
Nestor Paiva ... Sheriff Jack Andrews
Ross Elliott ... Joe Burch
Edwin Rand Edwin Rand ... Lt. John Nolan
Raymond Bailey ... Townsend
Hank Patterson ... Josh
Bert Holland ... Barney Russell
Steve Darrell ... Andy Andersen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wag Blesing ... Townsman (uncredited)
Dee Carroll Dee Carroll ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing ... Second Tramp (uncredited)
George DeNormand ... Arizona State Trooper (uncredited)
Don Dillaway ... Jim Bagny (uncredited)
Clint Eastwood ... Jet Squadron Leader (uncredited)
Jack Hendricks ... Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Jane Howard Jane Howard ... Jean - Professor Townsend's Assistant (uncredited)
James Hyland James Hyland ... Trooper Grayson (uncredited)
Tom London ... Jeb - First Tramp (uncredited)
Robert Nelson Robert Nelson ... State Trooper (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... Paul Lund / Eric Jacobs (uncredited)
Ray Quinn Ray Quinn ... State Trooper (uncredited)
Vernon Rich Vernon Rich ... Ridley (uncredited)
Robert Robinson Robert Robinson ... Charlie - Castle Rock Townsman (uncredited)
Bing Russell ... Deputized Townsman (uncredited)
Robert R. Stephenson Robert R. Stephenson ... Warehouseman (uncredited)
Jack Stoney ... Pickup Passenger (uncredited)
Sailor Vincent ... Townsman (uncredited)
Billy Wayne Billy Wayne ... Murphy (uncredited)
Rusty Wescoatt Rusty Wescoatt ... Pickup Driver (uncredited)
Bud Wolfe Bud Wolfe ... Bus Driver (uncredited)

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)
Ethmer Roten ... musician: flute (uncredited)
David Tamkin ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Reynold Brown ... movie poster art (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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