A snippet from “Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo” (1977).
The beloved Chicago/Berwyn-based horror/sci-fi/thriller film host will present his second showcase of the Alan Landsburg– Stuart Hagmann– Guerdon Trueblood arachnid telefilm thriller, “Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo” (1977); this Sat., May 26 at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central on Me-TV.
Who was in Hagmann’s made-for-TV thriller?
The players who appeared in “Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo” (1977) were were Claude Akins (of “B.J. and the Bear”/ “The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo” fame, as Bert Springer), Howard Hesseman (of “WKRP in Cincinnati” fame as Fred), Deborah Winters (as Cindy Beck), character actor Pat Hingle (as Doc Hodgins), Tom Atkins (of “Night of the Creeps” fame as Buddy), Charles Frank (as Joe Harmon), Bert Remsen (as Mayor Douglas), Sandy McPeak (as Chief Beasley), Penelope Windust (as Gloria Beasely), John Harkins (as Sylvan), Bill Erwin (as Mr. Schneider). Steve Bonino as “Spud” and Matthew Labyorteaux (as Matthew Beck).