Not Rated | | Drama, Film-Noir
Paramount was very nervous about releasing a film with such an adult theme and very nearly buried it when it didn't do too well with preview audiences. Ultimately, of course, it went on to become a major hit and Academy Award winner.
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 ...
While at Nat's Bar, in medium shots Don's glass is a small, smooth shot glass. But in close-ups it is a larger, jigger sized glass with faceted sides.
$9,460,000 (USA) (31 December 1946)
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