The Resource The snake pit, 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; screen play by Frank Partos and Millen Brand ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)

The snake pit, 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; screen play by Frank Partos and Millen Brand ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)

Label
The snake pit
Title
The snake pit
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; screen play by Frank Partos and Millen Brand ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
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Production company
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Following an emotional collapse a woman is placed in a mental institution by her husband. The severity of her depression causes her sympathetic doctor to try electric shock, hydrotherapy, and drugs, along with psychoanalysis
Member of
Awards note
Venice Film Festival, 1949: International Award (Anatole Litvak) ; Best Actress (Olivia de Havilland).
Cataloging source
TKL
Characteristic
videorecording
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Snake pit (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Leo Tover ; film editor, Dorothy Spencer ; music, Alfred Newman ; costume designer, Bonnie Cashin ; art directors, Lyle Wheeler, Joseph C. Wright
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Celeste Holm, Glenn Langan, Helen Craig, Leif Erickson, Beulah Bondi, Lee Patrick, Howard Freeman, Natalie Schafer, Ruth Donnelly, Katherine Locke, Frank Conroy, Minna Gombell
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  • 1902-1974
  • 1901-1956
  • 1906-1980
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  • 1916-1994
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  • 1917-2012
  • 1917-1991
  • 1912-1986
  • 1911-1986
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  • 1900-1991
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  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Litvak, Anatole
  • Partos, Frank
  • Brand, Millen
  • Bassler, Robert
  • De Havilland, Olivia
  • Stevens, Mark
  • Genn, Leo
  • Holm, Celeste
  • Langan, Glenn
  • Craig, Helen
  • Erickson, Leif
  • Bondi, Beulah
  • Patrick, Lee
  • Freeman, Howard
  • Schafer, Natalie
  • Donnelly, Ruth
  • Locke, Katherine
  • Conroy, Frank
  • Gombell, Minna
  • Tover, Leo
  • Spencer, Dorothy
  • Newman, Alfred
  • Cashin, Bonnie
  • Wheeler, Lyle
  • Wright, Joseph C.
  • Ward, Mary Jane
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Twilight Time (Firm)
Runtime
108
Series statement
The limited edition series
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  • Mentally ill
  • Mentally ill women
  • Asylums
Technique
live action
Label
The snake pit, 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; screen play by Frank Partos and Millen Brand ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)
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Note
  • Based on the novel by Mary Jane Ward
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Special features: isolated music track; audio commentary with film historian Aubrey Solomon; Fox Movietone newsreels (N.Y. film critics honor Olivia de Havilland; National magazines make film awards; Showmen honor "The snake pit" (no audio); Special film award is presented for "The snake pit"; Motion Picture Academy Awards film "Oscars"); Vintage "The snake pit" radio shows (starring Olivia de Havilland; starring Agnes Moorehead); original theatrical trailer
  • Accompanying booklet includes essay by Julie Kirgo
Accompanying material
1 booklet (6 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 15 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223133023722
  • 31223133023714
  • 31223133023706
  • 31223133023698
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited edition of 3,000 units.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
811956022783
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1183855563
System details
Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition; DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0, DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The snake pit, 20th Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; screen play by Frank Partos and Millen Brand ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Mary Jane Ward
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Special features: isolated music track; audio commentary with film historian Aubrey Solomon; Fox Movietone newsreels (N.Y. film critics honor Olivia de Havilland; National magazines make film awards; Showmen honor "The snake pit" (no audio); Special film award is presented for "The snake pit"; Motion Picture Academy Awards film "Oscars"); Vintage "The snake pit" radio shows (starring Olivia de Havilland; starring Agnes Moorehead); original theatrical trailer
  • Accompanying booklet includes essay by Julie Kirgo
Accompanying material
1 booklet (6 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 15 cm).
Bar code
  • 31223133023722
  • 31223133023714
  • 31223133023706
  • 31223133023698
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Limited edition of 3,000 units.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
811956022783
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1183855563
System details
Blu-ray; 1080p High Definition; DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0, DTS-HD Master Audio 1.0; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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