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The Glass Web(1953)

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The film's working title was Spin the Glass Web. According to an October 1952 Daily Variety news item, when Universal purchased Max Simon Ehrlich's novel, it was originally assigned to Anton Leader to produce. A June 1953 Hollywood Reporter article stated that Barbara Rush was to star. The film was released in both 3-D and flat versions. The Hollywood Reporter review notes that audience members complained about the discomfort of the 3-D glasses, as well as the new intermissions that occurred when reels were changed. According to a June 1952 Hollywood Reporter "Rambling Reporter" item, actress Tracey Roberts was added to the cast, but her appearance in the final film has not been confirmed. On November 15, 1956, Lux Video Theatre broadcast a version of the film starring George Nader and Dan O'Herlihy.