About the film
monster small town experiment giant spider deformation laboratory giant monster scientist desert mortuary isolated house napalm hotel lobby animal horror acromegaly desert southwest experimental nutrient lab animals secret experiment experiment gone awry military to the rescue flatbed truck sheriff's office desert highway small town doctor graduate student heroine in-home laboratory spider venom skeletal remains
Release Date: December 14, 1955
|Slogan||:||«More terrifying than any horror known to man comes a creeping crawling monster whose towering fury no one can escape!»|
|Genres||:||Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller|
|Production Companies||:||Universal International Pictures|
|Writers||:||Robert M. Fresco, Martin Berkeley|
A lone-wolf scientist sequestered in a mansion near a small desert town arouses the suspicion of the town's doctor when his lab assistant is found dead from a case of acromegaly which took only four days to develop. As the doctor investigates, aided by the scientist's new, and very female, assistant, they discover that, far worse, something much larger and hungrier than it ever should be, is devouring local cattle - and humans - in increasingly large quantities.