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Spider Baby Blu-Ray

Spider Baby Blu-Ray

Released In : United Kingdom
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This was the first solo feature by Jack Hill (Coffy, Switchblade Sisters, Foxy Brown), whom Quentin Tarantino dubbed 'the Howard Hawks of exploitation filmmaking', and it remains one of his wildest and weirdest.

The credits dub this 'the maddest story ever told', a promise that's well on the way to being fulfilled in the opening scene alone, when Virginia traps and kills a hapless deliveryman in her makeshift web.

She's one of three siblings who suffer from a unique genetic disorder that causes them to regress back to childhood, while retaining the physical strength and sexual maturity of adults.

Lon Chaney Jr gave one of his most memorable late performances as Bruno, their guardian and protector, who has managed to cover up their crimes until two distant relatives lay claim to their house. When they insist on moving in, Bruno has to cross his fingers and hope that the 'children' behave towards their new guests...
SKU: 5027035009629


Actors: Lon Chaney Jr., Carol Ohmart, Quinn K. Redeker

Director: Jack Hill

Special Features: Audio commentary featuring Jack Hill and star Sid Haig, Panel discussion from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences FILM-TO-FILM Festival, The Hatching of Spider Baby, Spider Stravinsky: The Cinema Sounds of Ronald Stein, The Merrye House Revisited, Alternate opening title sequence, Extended scene, Original trailer, Gallery of behind-the-scenes images, "The Host" (1960) - Jack Hill's early short film featuring Sid Haig in his first starring role [30 mins]

Release Year: 1967


More Information

Format: Blu-Ray

Label: Arrow Video

Region Coding: Region B

Language: English

Subtitles: English SDH

Case Type: Blu-Ray Case

Technical Details

Run Time: 84 mins

Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1

Video Format: PAL

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