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The Snake Pit (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)
Twentieth Century-Fox, Los Angeles 1947 - Final draft script for the 1948 film. Based on the 1946 semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by Mary Jane Ward. The story of a woman who suffers a psychological breakdown, and who we then follow through her long recovery at a mental institution. Filming was preceded by three months of intense research by director Litvak in an attempt to accurately portray practices used by mental institutions of the day, including hydrotherapy and electric shock treatments. The film had such an effect on audiences that it is said to have led to psychiatric facility reforms in many states. Winner of an Academy Award for Best Sound Recording and nominated for five others, including Best Picture. Blue titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 8 and production No. 155, dated July 1, 1947. Title page present, dated July 1, 1947, noted as Final Script. 160 leaves with last leaf numbered 159, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with three gold brads. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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