Tarantula/Fun Facts

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

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  • Look for a young Clint Eastwood as the (uncredited) leader of the jet squadron that attacks the tarantula in the film's climax.
  • The tarantula was an actual live spider. Air jets were used to make it move in the desired way over a miniature landscape.
  • Referenced in the song "Science Fiction Double Feature" in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. "Leo G. Carroll was over a barrel/When Tarantula ran for the hills."
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