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Horrors of Spider Island (German: Ein Toter hing im Netz, "A Dead One Hung in the Web") is a 1960 West German horror film directed by Fritz BÃ¶ttger from his screenplay, and produced by Gaston Hakim and Wolf C. Hartwig for Rapid-Film/Intercontinental Filmgesellschaft. The film stars Alexander D'Arcy as a talent agent who invites several girls to a club in Singapore. Their plane ride ends abruptly when they crash-land into the ocean. D'Arcy and the women make their way to an island where they find a larger spider web. A giant spider sinks its teeth in D'Arcy which turns him into a mutant.The film was released in the United States in 1962, and has been released with various English titles including It's Hot in Paradise, Hot in Paradise, Girls of Spider Island and Spider's Web. It was featured on the television series Mystery Science Theater 3000 in 1999.Gary (D'Arcy), a nightclub manager, flies a group of women from New York City to dance in his club in Singapore. While flying over the Pacific Ocean, their plane catches fire, splits in half, and plummets into the ocean; oddly enough, no one in Gary's group is killed. We next see the group a few days later, suffering from dehydration on a life raft, before they finally spot a small island and stagger to dry land.