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The Resource The snake pit, Twentieth Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)

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

Label
The snake pit
Title
The snake pit
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Snake pit (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Leo Tover; music, Alfred Newan; editor, Dorothy Spencer
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English (stereo or mono), French (mono) or Spanish (mono) dialogue with iptional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S592 2004
PerformerNote
Olivia De Havilland, Celeste Holm, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Glenn Langan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1979
  • 1902-1974
  • 1903-1975
  • 1901-1970
  • 1917-2012
  • 1916-1994
  • 1905-1978
  • 1917-1991
  • 1905-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Litvak, Anatole
  • Bassler, Robert
  • Newman, Alfred
  • De Havilland, Olivia
  • Holm, Celeste
  • Stevens, Mark
  • Genn, Leo
  • Langan, Glenn
  • Solomon, Aubrey
  • Ward, Mary Jane
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
108
Series statement
20th Century Fox studio classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mentally ill
  • Mentally ill women
  • Asylums
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The snake pit, Twentieth Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100012625
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Based on the novel by Mary Jane Ward
  • Special features include commentary 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543119821
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2221982
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1542624
  • (OCoLC)ocm55232676
  • (OCoLC)55232676
  • 1542624
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full frame format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The snake pit, Twentieth Century Fox ; Darryl F. Zanuck presents ; produced by Anatole Litvak and Robert Bassler ; directed by Anatole Litvak, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100012625
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1948
  • Based on the novel by Mary Jane Ward
  • Special features include commentary 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543119821
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2221982
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1542624
  • (OCoLC)ocm55232676
  • (OCoLC)55232676
  • 1542624
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full frame format
Video recording format
DVD

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