Not Rated | | Drama, Film-Noir
25 October 2005 | MisterWhiplash
10 | more than just a simple "message" movie, Wilder tries to make addiction as human a crisis as possible
Although in some respects some of the conditions and dialog from the Lost Weekend have become dated, the performances ...
To achieve the gaunt, haggard look of a drunk on a whopper of a bender, Ray Milland went on a crash diet of dry toast, coffee, grapefruit juice and boiled eggs, and subsequently took off many pounds.
You better take this along, Don. It's gonna be cold on the farm.
Don Birnam: Okay.
Wick Birnem: How many shirts are you taking?
Don Birnam: Three.
Wick Birnem: I'm taking five.
Don Birnam: Five?
Wick Birnem: Yeah, I told them at the office I might not be back until Tuesday. We'll get there this afternoon. That'll give us ...
During one of Milland's scenes in Nat's, he grasps and shakes the bar vigorously. In a real saloon, the bar would be so heavy and/or solidly attached to the floor that no one would be able to do such a thing.
$9,460,000 (USA) (31 December 1946)
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