• Horrors of Spider Island

Horrors of Spider Island

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Format: Blu-Ray
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Produced in 1960 as BODY IN THE WEB, it became a notorious Adults Only feature throughout Europe(though banned in the UK). Three years later andsheared of its nudity, it was repackaged for American audiences as a brain- melting monster movie filled with strippercatfights, skimpy lingerie and radioactive arachnids. Alexander D’Arcy – whose Hollywood career ranged from Leo McCarey’sTHE AWFUL TRUTHto Al Adamson’s BLOOD OF DRACULA’S CASTLE – and ‘The German Jayne Mansfield’ Barbara Valentin (BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ) star in “the ultimate exploitation movie” (PsychotronicReview.com), produced by Wolf C. Hartwig of BLOODY MOON and SCHOOL GIRL REPORT infamy. Severin Films is proud to present both the complete uncensored version – scanned from the Düsseldorf dupe negative – as well as the alternate U.S. release – scanned from a pristine low con print – now together for the first time.

Format
Format type Blu-Ray
Film
Year 1960
Rating 18
Director Fritz Bottger
Starring

Harald Maresch

Helga Franck

Alexander D'Arcy

Country West Germany
Label Severin
Synopsis

Produced in 1960 as BODY IN THE WEB, it became a notorious Adults Only feature throughout Europe(though banned in the UK). Three years later andsheared of its nudity, it was repackaged for American audiences as a brain- melting monster movie filled with strippercatfights, skimpy lingerie and radioactive arachnids. Alexander D’Arcy – whose Hollywood career ranged from Leo McCarey’sTHE AWFUL TRUTHto Al Adamson’s BLOOD OF DRACULA’S CASTLE – and ‘The German Jayne Mansfield’ Barbara Valentin (BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ) star in “the ultimate exploitation movie” (PsychotronicReview.com), produced by Wolf C. Hartwig of BLOODY MOON and SCHOOL GIRL REPORT infamy. Severin Films is proud to present both the complete uncensored version – scanned from the Düsseldorf dupe negative – as well as the alternate U.S. release – scanned from a pristine low con print – now together for the first time.

Region tv Region 0
Language English, German
Running time 84 mins
Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Case type Standard with slipcover
Extra features

- Alternate US Release Version - IT'S HOT IN PARADISE
- The History of Spider Island - With Prof. Dr. Marcus Stiglegger
- Audio Interview with Actor Alexander D'Arcy by Horror Historian David Del Valle
- Alternate Clothed Scenes
- Trailer

Company Registration Number: SC474707 and VAT Registration number: GB 238009223
Registered Office: Studio 5, 23 Fleming Street, G31 IPQ

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