Monster & Creature

Beast from Haunted Cave (1955)

Director: Monte Hellman
Actors: Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan, Frank Wolff
Runtime: 82 min.

Alexandar Ward (Frank Wolff) and his girlfriend (Sheila Carol) go to Deadwood, South Dakota with two partners to steal gold from a bank. They hire the unsuspecting ski instructor Gil Jackson (Michael Forest) as a guide, but end up having to take refuge in his cabin during a blizzard. Their exploits disturb a giant spider who begins to stalk them.

Trivia: Screenwriter Charles B. Griffith was a prolific screenwriter who often worked with Roger Corman and penned numerous movies such as Creature from the Haunted Sea, Little Shop of Horrors and A Bucket of Blood.