New York State Writers Institute - Classic Film Series

The SpidersThe

April 20, 2001 (Friday) at 7:30 p.m.
Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue
(Free and Open to the Public)

(German, 1918, 137 minutes, b&w, DVD)

Directed by Fritz Lang
Starring Lil Dagover, Carl de Vogt, Georg John, Ressel Orla

THE SPIDERS is comprised of two episodes from an unfinished silent serial from director Fritz Lang. Filled with excitement and adventure, the film follows a brave explorer as he matches wits with the powerful Spider cult as they search for the fabulous Incan diamond.

With live piano accompaniment provided by Mike Shifer.