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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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  • Ahead of Its Time - Not Shown Enough

    Gary W Neidhardt 2017-02-12

    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>

  • All that is neccesary is----

    J. D. Jitters 2016-12-04

    Some think this is an easier way than using gun but it's not and all that is necessary is to watch an unhappy family member suffer and die this way. I... MORE>

  • The Lost Weekend

    Tanner Bartko 2016-05-06

    Classic film about unsuccessful writer who battles the bottle. Mature, emotionally super-charged character piece is as good as anything from the golden age... MORE>