Not Rated | | Drama, Film-Noir
On March 10, 1946--three days after winning the Academy Award--Ray Milland appeared as a guest on a radio broadcast of "The Jack Benny Show." In a spoof of "The Lost Weekend", Ray and Jack Benny played alcoholic twin brothers. Phil Harris--who normally played Jack Benny's ... ...
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 Don is in Nat's bar taking shots of rye, the number of shots are depicted by the increasing number of wet rings left on the bar each time the shot glass was refilled. Several rings collect on the bar, each remaining as wet as the last. In actuality, being that they were from alcohol, over time the rings left by the first shots would be dried or mostly dried by the time later shots were taken.
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