Written and directed by the veteran tarantula researcher/collector/traveller Andrew Smith.

Length 105 minutes. HD.

Narrator: Ben Vignaud


1640 Brazil - The First Tarantula Spider - takes three Dutch seventeenth century paintings of tarantula spiders - and then heads off to Brazil in search of the spiders in the illustrations. This is a 90 minute, grown-up documentary - and it is accompanied by a second 90 minute documentary - The History of the British Tarantula Society.




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