From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Tarantula (1955, USA) is a Eco-Terror film directed by Jack Arnold.
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- Featured in: Terror in The Aisles
- Included in: Nature Strikes Back! 10 Eco-Terror Classics
- Released in 1955
- B & W
- Running Time: 80 Min.
- Production Co: Universal International Pictures (UI)
- Distribution Co: Universal Pictures (1955) (USA) (theatrical) | Universal Pictures (1956) (West Germany) (theatrical)
- Directed by Jack Arnold
- Written by Robert M. Fresco, Martin Berkeley, Jack Arnold
- Starring John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva, Ross Elliott
- Produced by William Alland
- Original Music by Henry Mancini, Herman Stein
- Cinematography by George Robinson
- Film Editing by William Morgan
- A spider escapes from an isolated Arizona desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.
- Even Science was stunned!
- Science-fiction's most terrifying thrill!
- More terrifying than any horror known to man comes a creeping crawling monster whose towering fury no one can escape!
- Science's Deadliest Accident
- Bullets Can't Stop It! Dynamite Can't Kill It!
- Giant spider strikes! Crawling terror 100 feet high!
- Monster Spider...crawling terror 100 feet high!
- Researchers seeking clue! Can anything escape it?