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    Lost Weekend, The (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Why This Emphasis On Liquids?

    Spectacular New York opening by writer-director Billy Wilder, introducing drying-out alcoholic hero Don (Ray Milland), his brother Wick (Phillip Terry), and briefly girlfriend Helen (Jane Wyman) in The Lost Weekend, 1945.

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