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The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend(1945)

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Brief Synopsis

A writer fights to overcome his addiction to liquor.

Cast & Crew

Billy Wilder Director
Ray Milland Don Birnam
Jane Wyman Helen St. James
Phillip Terry Wick Birnam
Howard da Silva Nat, the bartender
Mary Young Mrs. Deveridge
Anita Bolster Mrs. Foley
Lilian Fontaine Mrs. St. James
Frank Orth Hat-check man
Lewis L. Russell Mr. St. James
Gisela Werbiseck Mrs. Wertheim

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1945 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  98-101 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,028    
Duration(reels):  11    

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    Anthony 2017-06-10

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    To properly appreciate the movie, one should not use the standards of today to fully appreciate the pioneering message of this film. Not that many years... MORE>

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