Not Rated | | Drama, Film-Noir
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.
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 ...
Don removes from his typewriter the title page for his novel "The Bottle" and crumples it up. Near the end of the movie, Helen hands it to him as a flat, crisp piece of paper.
$9,460,000 (USA) (31 December 1946)
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