27 Days With Billy Wilder And Me

Every Movie He Directed…From Mauvaise Graine to Buddy Buddy

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Day Five: The Lost Weekend

July 4th, 2011 · No Comments · 1945, Adaptation, Charles Brackett, Charles R. Jackson, Doris Dowling, Howard Da Silva, Jane Wyman, Lost Weekend, Miklos Rozsa, Phillip Terry, Ray Milland

Billy Wilder’s fifth movie, The Lost Weekend, starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman, was released in 1945. Billy was 39 years old. The story is about an ersatz writer named Don Birnam (Ray Milland), an alcoholic who goes on a drinking binge and loses a weekend; hence, the title of the movie. The Lost Weekend [...]

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