Not Rated | | Drama, Film-Noir
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.
"Premiere" magazine voted this movie as one of "The 25 Most Dangerous Movies".
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 ...
When Helen pours whiskey for Don near the end then divides it into two glasses, it is nowhere near a quarter of the way up the glass. When Don chooses not to drink it moments later, and drops his cigarette in the glass, it is more than half-way full.
$9,460,000 (USA) (31 December 1946)
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