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Black Belly of the Tarantula ()

La tarantola dal ventre nero (original title)
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Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife, much in the same way tarantulas are killed by the black... See more »

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Inspector Tellini
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Laura
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Maria Zani
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Franca Valentino
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Paolo Zani
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Mirta Ricci
Ezio Marano ...
Masseur
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Jenny
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Anna Tellini
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Mario
Anna Saia ...
Maria's friend
Eugene Walter ...
Ginetto, the waiter (as Walter Eugene)
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Inspector Di Giacomo
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Entomologist
Giuseppe Fortis ...
Psychiatrist
Guerrino Crivello ...
Informer
Fulvio Mingozzi ...
Surgeon
Giorgio Dolfin ...
Policeman
Carla Mancini ...
Client at Beauty Parlor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alfonso Giganti ...
Policeman in projection room (uncredited)
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Maid in Beauty Center (uncredited)
Ettore Mattia ...
La catapulta (uncredited)

Directed by

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Paolo Cavara

Written by

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Marcello Danon ... (story)
 
Lucile Laks ... (screenplay)

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Marcello Danon ... producer

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Ennio Morricone

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Marcello Gatti ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Mario Morra

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Romano Giomini ... assistant editor

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Piero Poletto

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Luigi Urbani

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Fiorella Gaetano

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Amato Garbini ... makeup artist
Alvaro Rossi ... makeup assistant

Production Management

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Maurizio Marvisi ... production manager
Antonello Mazzeo ... production supervisor

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Fabrizio Sergenti Castellani ... first assistant director (as Fabrizio Castellani)

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Franco Bassi ... sound mixer
Armando Bondani ... sound recordist

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Bruno Ukmar ... stunt director
Nella Gambini ... stunts (uncredited)

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Luigi Bernardini ... assistant camera
Ivo Spila ... assistant camera
Otello Spila ... camera operator
Umberto Dessena ... grip (uncredited)

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Bruno Nicolai ... conductor

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Anna Maria Bifarini ... script supervisor
Ettore Catalucci ... laboratory director (as E. Catalucci)
Paolo Gualdi ... production secretary
Piero Speziali ... production administrator (as Pietro Speziali)
R.R. Tercafs ... entomological photography (as Dott. R. R. Tercafs)
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Plot Summary

Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife, much in the same way tarantulas are killed by the black wasp. As suspects keep dying, Inspector directs his attention to a spa all the victims had a connection with. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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Taglines With needles dipped in deadly venom the victims are paralyzed - so they must lie awake and watch themselves die! See more »
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Also Known As
  • La tarentule au ventre noir (France)
  • Black Belly of the Tarantula (United States)
  • La tarántula del vientre negro (Spain)
  • Salaperäinen tappaja (Finland)
  • O Ventre Negro da Aranha (Portugal)
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  • 89 min
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Trivia Three Bond girls appeared in this film. They were 1. Claudine Auger, who had the female lead in Thunderball (1965). 2. Barbara Bach, who went on to have the female lead in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977). 3. Barbara Bouchet, who appeared in Casino Royale (1967). The first two appeared in Eon Bond movies, while the third appeared in a non Eon Bond movie which was a spoof. See more »
Goofs Crew member visible in second victim's clothes shop. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Celluloid Bloodbath: More Prevues from Hell (2012). See more »

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