Horrors of Spider Island (1959)

Genres - Horror  |   Sub-Genres - Natural Horror, Sexploitation  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - West Germany, Yugoslavia  |  
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This German-Yugoslav coproduction first surfaced in 1960 under the title Ein Toter Hing Im Netz. Egyptian leading man Alex D'Arcy plays a talent agent who escorts seven gorgeous chorus girls to a club date in Singapore. En route, their plane crash-lands in the ocean. D'Arcy and the girls make their way to a seemingly idyllic island, where they come across a huge spider's web-and the dessicated body of a scientist. The giant spider sinks its teeth in D'Arcy, turning the poor fellow into a werewolf! Then the fun begins, depending upon your idea of fun. Released in America to general distinterest in 1962, It's Hot in Paradise fared no better a few years later, when it was recut and retitled Horrors of Spider Island.

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airplane, attack, crash, dance [art], rampage, stranded, island-deserted, manager, monster, spider

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Low Artistic Quality