The Snake Pit

(1948)

Overview

Virginia Cunningham is confused upon finding herself in a mental hospital, with no memory of her arrival at the institution. Tormented by delusions and unable to even recognize her husband, Robert, she is treated by Dr. Mark Kik, who is determined to get to the root of her mental illness. As her treatment progresses, flashbacks depict events in Virginia's life that may have contributed to her instability.

  1. Anatole Litvak

    Director

  2. Mary Jane Ward

    Novel

  3. Millen Brand

    Screenplay

  4. Frank Partos

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Olivia de Havilland

    Olivia de Havilland

    Virginia Stuart Cunningham

  2. Mark Stevens

    Mark Stevens

    Robert Cunningham

  3. Leo Genn

    Leo Genn

    Doctor Mark Kik

  4. Celeste Holm

    Celeste Holm

    Grace

  5. Glenn Langan

    Glenn Langan

    Doctor Terry

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The Snake Pit
The Snake Pit

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Status Released

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  • November 4, 1948
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 48m

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