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The Snake Pit (1948) Poster

(1948)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Anatole Litvak

Writing Credits  

Frank Partos ... (screen play) and
Millen Brand ... (screen play)
 
Mary Jane Ward ... (based on the novel by)
 
Arthur Laurents ... (contributor to screenplay construction) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Dr. Mark Kik
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Grace
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Dr. Terry
Helen Craig ...
Nurse Davis
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Gordon
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Mrs. Greer
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Asylum Inmate
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Dr. Curtis
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Mrs. Stuart
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Ruth
Katherine Locke ...
Margaret
Frank Conroy ...
Dr. Jonathan Gifford
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Miss Hart
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Miss Bixby
Lora Lee Michel ...
Virginia - Age 6
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Mr. Stuart
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Valerie
Esther Somers ...
Nurse Vance
Jacqueline deWit ...
Celia Sommerville
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Hester
Lela Bliss ...
Miss Greene
Queenie Smith ...
Lola
Virginia Brissac ...
Miss Seiffert
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Inmate Countess
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Champion - Miss Neumann
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Singing Inmate
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vicky Albright ...
Virginia - Age 2 (uncredited)
Jean Andren ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Sylvia Andrew ...
Patient (uncredited)
Phil Arnold ...
Bald Man (uncredited)
Polly Bailey ...
Patient (uncredited)
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Lola's Husband (uncredited)
Vangie Beilby ...
Patient (uncredited)
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Bit Role (uncredited)
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Patient Awaiting Staff (uncredited)
Margaret Brayton ...
Staff Room Nurse (uncredited)
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Inmate at Dance Social (uncredited)
Cliff Clark ...
Shooting Gallery Proprietor (uncredited)
Angela Clarke ...
Greek Patient (uncredited)
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Nurse (uncredited)
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Attendant (uncredited)
James Conaty ...
Opera Attendant (uncredited)
Harold Cornsweet ...
Bit Role (uncredited)
Ashley Cowan ...
Tommy (uncredited)
Jane Crowley ...
Patient (uncredited)
Irene Dehn ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Janna DeLoos ...
Stenographer Nurse (uncredited)
Forrest Dickson ...
Counterwoman (uncredited)
Bill Duray ...
Bit Role (uncredited)
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Patient (uncredited)
Mary Emery ...
Patient (uncredited)
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Doctor (uncredited)
Mabel Forrest ...
Patient (uncredited)
Joel Friedkin ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Geraldine Garrick ...
Patient (uncredited)
Nina Gilbert ...
Patient (uncredited)
Donna Hamilton ...
Patient (uncredited)
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Patient (uncredited)
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Elderly Nurse (uncredited)
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Inmate at Dance Social (uncredited)
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Ward 33 Inmate (uncredited)
Bee Humphries ...
Emma (uncredited)
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Ward 33 Inmate (uncredited)
Larry Johns ...
Minister (uncredited)
Tiny Jones ...
Inmate (uncredited)
Geraldine Jordan ...
Patient (uncredited)
Leo Kaye ...
Hospital Attendant (uncredited)
Doris Kemper ...
Patient (uncredited)
Kate Drain Lawson ...
Cafe Cashier (uncredited)
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Attendant (uncredited)
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Nurse (uncredited)
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Inmate Gertrude (uncredited)
Ellen Lowe ...
Patient (uncredited)
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Doctor (uncredited)
Therese Lyon ...
Patient (uncredited)
Patricia Marlowe ...
Practical Nurse (uncredited)
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Tommy's Mother (uncredited)
Marion Marshall ...
Young Girl (uncredited)
Mira McKinney ...
Patient (uncredited)
Doro Merande ...
Inmate, First Lady of the Land (uncredited)
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Bit Role (uncredited)
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Inmate (uncredited)
Eula Morgan ...
Attendant (uncredited)
Harry Hays Morgan ...
Doctor (uncredited)
Frances Morris ...
Patient (uncredited)
Mary Newton ...
Patient (uncredited)
Anne O'Neal ...
Miss Primm - Hospital Dining Room Waitress (uncredited)
Inez Palange ...
Italian Patient (uncredited)
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Patient (uncredited)
Wanda Perry ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Rose Plumer ...
Inmate (uncredited)
Grace Poggi ...
Asylum Inmate (uncredited)
Louise Robinson ...
Husky Nurse (uncredited)
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Maxine (uncredited)
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Inmate Wearing Visor at Dance (uncredited)
Helen Servis ...
Inmate Miss Servis (uncredited)
Lester Sharpe ...
Dr. Sommer (uncredited)
Tamara Shayne ...
Ward 33 Inmate (uncredited)
Sally Shepherd ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Ann Staunton ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Mary Tarcai ...
Nurse Jenkins (uncredited)
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Doctor (uncredited)
Laura Treadwell ...
Mother (uncredited)
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Nurse Jones (uncredited)
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Ward 33 Inmate (uncredited)
Dorothy Vaughan ...
Bossy Ward 12 Inmate (uncredited)
Eleanore Vogel ...
Patient (uncredited)
Basil Walker ...
Bit Role (uncredited)
Ruth Warren ...
Patient (uncredited)
Claire Whitney ...
Inmate (uncredited)
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Orderly - Dance Social Emcee (uncredited)
Isabel Withers ...
Nurse Johnson (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Robert Bassler ... producer
Anatole Litvak ... producer
Darryl F. Zanuck ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Alfred Newman

Cinematography by 

Leo Tover ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Dorothy Spencer ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)
Joseph C. Wright

Set Decoration by 

Ernest Lansing ... (set decorations)
Thomas Little

Costume Design by 

Bonnie Cashin ... (costumes designed by)

Makeup Department 

Ben Nye ... makeup artist
Esperanza Corona ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Ernie Parks ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Raymond A. Klune ... production manager (uncredited)
Ben Silvey ... production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

David Silver ... assistant director (uncredited)
Henry Weinberger ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Harry M. Leonard ... sound
Arthur von Kirbach ... sound (as Arthur L. Kirbach)
Thomas T. Moulton ... sound director (uncredited)

Visual Effects by 

Fred Sersen ... special photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Henry Gerzen ... grip (uncredited)
Roger Shearman ... camera operator (uncredited)
Anthony Ugrin ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Charles Le Maire ... wardrobe director
Sam Benson ... wardrobe (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Lyman Hallowell ... apprentice editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Edward B. Powell ... orchestral arrangements (as Edward Powell)
Alfred Newman ... musical director (uncredited)

Other crew 

Darryl F. Zanuck ... presenter
Carl A. Binger ... psychiatric technical advisor (uncredited)
Jerry Bryan ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Alma Margaret Comer ... psychiatric technical advisor (uncredited)
M. Ralph Kaufman ... psychiatric technical advisor (uncredited)
John N. Rosen ... psychiatric technical advisor (uncredited)
Ernst Simmel ... psychiatric technical advisor (uncredited)
Norman Stuart ... dialogue director (uncredited)
Sidney Loseff Tamarin ... psychiatric technical advisor (uncredited)
Mary Jane Ward ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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