Horrors of Spider Island

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Horrors of Spider Island (Ein Toter hing im Netz) (1960, Germany) is a Horror film directed by Fritz Böttger


Main Details

  • Released in 1960
  • B&W
  • Running time: 82 minutes
  • Production Co: Rapid-Film/Intercontinental Filmgesellschaft
  • Distribution Co: Austria Filmverleih (1960) (Austria) (theatrical)/Centra Films (1960) (Belgium) (theatrical)/Intercontinental-Film (1960) (Liechtenstein) (theatrical) (world distribution)/NF (1960) (Austria) (theatrical)/Neue Filmverleih (NF) (1960) (Germany) (theatrical)/Pacemaker Pictures (1962) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) (as 'It's Hot in Paradise')/Astral Films (1965) (Canada) (theatrical) (dubbed) (as 'Horrors of Spider Island')/Pacemaker Pictures (1965) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release) (dubbed) (as 'Horrors of Spider Island')
  • Directed by Fritz Böttger
  • Produced by Gaston Hakim, Wolf C. Hartwig
  • Screenplay by Fritz Böttger
  • Starring Alexander D'Arcy, Barbara Valentin, Rainer Brandt, Harald Maresch
  • Music by Willi Mattes, Karl Bette
  • Cinematography Georg Krause
  • Edited by Heidi Genée

Plot Summary

  • Survivors of a plane crash on a remote island find it is covered by spiders. When bitten, the survivors start turning into spiders!

Also Known As

  • It's Hot in Paradise


  • A handful of girls enslaved by a diabolical human beast on an island where there is no way out...
  • Blood-Curdling! Hair-Raising! Spine-Chilling!
  • One bite from a giant spider turned him into THE WORLD'S MOST HIDEOUS MONSTER with a diabolical lust to KILL!
  • He strangles his victims with his mammoth claws!
  • SO TERRIFYING AND SHOCKING you will be frightened out of your wits!
  • The MONSTER is terror-crazed by his deathly fear of fire!
  • Seven showgirls crashed on a diabolical island and fought passionately for the ultimate prize... A MAN!!
  • Shock upon shock! Terror upon terror!
  • Craving the Blood of Beautiful Women!
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