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The Spider's Web (1938)

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300 min | Crime, Action, Drama

A crime fighter known as The Spider battles a villain called The Octopus, who is out to sabotage America and install his own government.
Writers
Robert E. Kent (screenplay) | George H. Plympton (screenplay) (as George Plympton) | Basil Dickey (screenplay) | Mart Ramson (screenplay) (as Martie Ramson)
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Updated Oct 10, 1938

Release date
Oct 22, 1938 (United States)

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Warren Hull
Richard Wentworth / The Spider / Blinky McQuade Richard Wentworth / The Spider / Blinky McQuade   See fewer
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Iris Meredith
Nita Van Sloan Nita Van Sloan   See fewer
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Richard Fiske
Jackson Jackson   See fewer
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Kenne Duncan
Ram Singh (as Kenneth Duncan) Ram Singh (as Kenneth Duncan)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
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Donald Douglas
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Marc Lawrence
Steve Harmon Steve Harmon   See fewer
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Charles C. Wilson
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John Tyrrell
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Eugene Anderson Jr.
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Ann Doran
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Paul Whitney
Gray (the Banker) Gray (the Banker)   See fewer
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Beatrice Curtis
Kate Sands Kate Sands   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 95 votes