Not Rated | | Drama, Film-Noir
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.
Ray Milland had some very real doubts about taking on the part as he was unsure whether he and indeed director Billy Wilder could pull it off.
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 ...
In Don's first visit to Nat's Bar the apples at the top of his paper bag change in height from shot to shot.
$9,460,000 (USA) (31 December 1946)
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