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Title The snake pit [(DVD) videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2004]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F SNA    WORKROOM
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Description 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series 20th Century Fox studio classics
Studio classic.
System Details DVD, region 1, full frame format.
Language English (stereo or mono), French (mono) or Spanish (mono) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
Based on the novel by Mary Jane Ward.
Special features: documentary by film historian and author Aubrey Solomon; movietone news: "N.Y. film critics honor Olivia de Havilland," "National Magazines Make Film Awards," "Showmen Honor" "The Snake Pit," Special film award is presented for "The Snake Pit," "Motion Picture Academy Awards film 'Oscars'"; still gallery; theatrical trailer.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Cast Olivia De Havilland, Celeste Holm, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Glenn Langan.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Awards Academy Award winner, 1948: Best sound, recording. Also nominated for Best director, Best actress, Best music, Best writing (screenplay).
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.
Subject Mentally ill -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVDs.
Local Subject ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS, 1948.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979.
Litvak, Anatole, 1902-1974.
Bassler, Robert, 1903-1975.
De Havilland, Olivia.
Holm, Celeste, 1917-2012.
Stevens, Mark, 1916-1994.
Genn, Leo, 1905-1978.
Langan, Glenn, 1917-1991.
Ward, Mary Jane, 1905-1981.
Solomon, Aubrey.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543119821
Music No. 2221982 20th Century Fox
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