The White Spider (1963 film)

The White Spider (German: Die weiße Spinne) is a 1963 West German crime thriller film directed by Harald Reinl and starring Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Dor and Horst Frank. It is based on a novel of the same name by the Czech writer Louis Weinert-Wilton.[1]

The White Spider
Directed byHarald Reinl
Produced byWerner M. Lenz
Gero Wecker
Written byEgon Eis
Based onThe White Spider
by Louis Weinert-Wilton
StarringJoachim Fuchsberger
Karin Dor
Horst Frank
Music byPeter Thomas
CinematographyWerner M. Lenz
Edited byWolfgang Wehrum
Arca-Winston Films
Hans Oppenheimer Film
Distributed byConstantin Film
Release date
5 April 1963
Running time
103 minutes
CountryWest Germany

The film's sets were designed by the art director Ernst H. Albrecht. Location shooting took place in London, Hamburg and West Berlin.



  1. Goble p.494


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.
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