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Body in the Web (1960)

Ein Toter hing im Netz (original title)
Unrated | | Horror | March 1962 (USA)
Survivors of a plane crash on a remote island find it is covered by spiders. When bitten, the survivors start turning into spiders!

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Harald Maresch ...
Joe (as Temple Foster)
Helga Franck ...
Georgia
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Gary Webster (as Alexander d'Arcy)
Helga Neuner ...
Ann
Rainer Brandt ...
Robby (as Reiner Brandt)
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Gladys (as Dorothee Glöklen) (as Norma Townes)
Gerry Sammer ...
May
Eva Schauland ...
Helma Vandenberg ...
Kate (as Helma van den Berg)
Elfie Wagner ...
Linda (as Donna Ulsike)
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Babs (as Barbara Valentine)
Walter Faber ...
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En route to a show in Singapore, a troupe of beautiful dancers are stranded on a deserted island by a plane crash. Their routine of skinny-dipping and devising new skimpy outfits is interrupted when a radioactive spider bites their manager and turns him into a wild-eyed, furry-faced monster with three fangs and a passion for strangling. Written by D.A. Kellough <dkelloug@infinet.com>

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SO TERRIFYING AND SHOCKING you will be frightened out of your wits! See more »

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Shortly after the film opens, Gary Webster (Alexander D'Arcy) pulls up in front of a building. The car he is driving is a 1958 Chevrolet Impala convertible. The car he almost backs into as he parks is a 1957 Ford, which appears to be the same car shown in the film's opening shot driving down a palm-tree-lined street. See more »

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In long shots near the end of the movie, Gary is not wearing his spider make-up. See more »

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Ann: Same old story - you're nice to a man and before you know it, he's getting thrashed.
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Wow zee wow wow!
31 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

After seeing First Spaceship on Venus, I thought all German films were intellectual. Then I saw Hamlet on MST3K. Too bad. But then this wonderful piece of schlock shows up on MST3K. Sheesh! Not since Wild Wild World of Batwoman have I seen such a uh, shall I say, appealing movie (I love its alternate title, "It's Hot in Paradise"). Plot? Pheh! Some high-panted manager (who crosses legs to show if he likes the dancers or not) crashes on an island with a bunch of buxom women. Then they find a dead professor in a web, the manager gets bitten by a spider and turns into Michael Landon's werewolf monster, some sailors come and find they girls, and they all have a great time.

Did I mention the best part of the film? Yes, the reason why I compared this with Batwoman was the obvious sexploitation. The girls appear in tights, bras, nightgowns, towls, go swimming in the buff, dress in "island clothes" for the sailors (they look like bras and panties designed by Luther Burbank; you'll have to see it to get it) and there's a catfight. As Tom Servo said when a girl took off her shirt, "And now the film reveals it's true purpose."

So, if you want to have a good time and don't have enough money to go to the theater, watch this on MST3K. And be weary of the girl who keeps changing accents.


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