Spiders 1918

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Spiders ★★★ 1918

One of the earliest surviving films by director Lang, and predates Indiana Jones by almost 60 years. In these first two chapters (“The Golden Lake” and “The Diamond Ship”) of an unfinished 4-part thriller, Carl deVogt battles with the evil Spider cult for a mystically powerful Incan diamond. Restored version has original color-tinted scenes. Silent with organ score. 137m/B VHS, DVD . GE Lil Dagover; D: Fritz Lang; M: Gaylord Carter.