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Dark Victory

Film/Video

Dark Victory
Dark Victory
Images courtesy of Warner Brothers
Dark Victory
Dark Victory
Image courtesy of Warner Brothers
Dark Victory
Dark Victory
Images courtesy of Warner Brothers
The Snake Pit
The Snake Pit
Images courtesy of 20th Century Fox
The Snake Pit
The Snake Pit
Images courtesy of 20th Century Fox
Dark Victory
Dark Victory
Dark Victory
The Snake Pit
The Snake Pit

Dark Victory

(Edmund Goulding, 1939)

The Snake Pit

(Anatole Litvak, 1948)

Wed, Mar 6, 2013 7 PM

Dark Victory stars Bette Davis as a spoiled heiress diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor. Her doctor (George Brent) decides to keep her prognosis a secret, offering many opportunities for drama and melodrama. Also with Humphrey Bogart. (104 mins., 35mm)

Responsible for many reforms in the mental health field (due to its portrayal of troubling hospital conditions), The Snake Pit features Olivia de Havilland as a young woman confined to an insane asylum with no memory of how she got there. (108 mins., 35mm)

Sponsored by Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine, Student Health Services, Wexner Center for the Arts, Department of Classics, Department of English and its Project Narrative, Department of French and Italian, Humanities Institute, Digital Storytelling Program (a cooperative effort of the Digital Union and University Libraries), Film Studies Program, Popular Culture Studies, Disability Studies (a program of DISCO, the Disability & Identity Studies Cooperative), and Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. Support provided by an Ohio State University Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Grant.

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