Not Rated | | Drama, Film-Noir
The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout.
The original novel the film is based on has the character referring to a homosexual affair, but the script was changed so that the main character was suffering from writers block.
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 places the bottle on the right side of the ceiling lamp and later retrieves it from the left side.
$9,460,000 (USA) (31 December 1946)
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