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The snake pit / Twentieth Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak.

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Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Series Information

Studio classic.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA SNA (Text) 37521530623950 AMPL Adult DVD Drama Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville DVD ADULT-F SNAKE 3836 (Text) 34706001383191 DVD Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood EDVD SNA (Text) 36626102905569 AV Entertainment DVD Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA SNAK (Text) 39231031343789 Audiovisual Collection Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (108 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2004]

Content descriptions

General 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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Olivia De Havilland, Celeste Holm, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Glenn Langan.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full frame format.
Language Note:
English (stereo or mono), French (mono) or Spanish (mono) dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Mentally ill > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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