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Ray Milland in The Lost Weekend (1945)

The Old Hollywood Garden Posted by Carol Martinheira on Mar 1, 2018

Ray Milland in The Lost Weekend (1945) On March 1, 2018March 1, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized Because it’s Oscar season, I wanted to talk about one of my all-time favorite performances in the Best Actor in a Leading Role category, the wonderful Ray Mil read more

The Lost Weekend (1945)

The Blonde At The Film Posted by Cameron on Apr 10, 2015

via: http://screeninsight.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-lost-weekend-billy-wilder-1945.html  Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. In 1945, The New York Times critic Bosley Crowther called The Lost Weekend a “shatteringly realistic and morbidly fascinating film…an illustration of read more

The Lost Weekend (1945)

The Blonde At The Film Posted by Cameron on Apr 10, 2015

via: http://screeninsight.blogspot.com/2012/08/the-lost-weekend-billy-wilder-1945.html  Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. In 1945, The New York Times critic Bosley Crowther called The Lost Weekend a “shatteringly realistic and morbidly fascinating film…an illustration of read more

The Lost Weekend

Le Mot du Cinephiliaque Posted by Michael on Jan 20, 2014

The Lost Weekend (Billy Wilder, 1945) The film recounts the life of an alcoholic New York writer, Don Birnam (Ray Milland), over the last half of a six-year period, and in particular on a weekend alcoholic binge. Preparing for a weekend away, Don and his brother Wick (Philip Terry), Don canR read more

The Lost Weekend (1945) (2)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Jan 16, 2014

By the time Billy Wilder won the Best Director Oscar for The Lost Weekend in 1945 he was already Hollywood elite. How else to explain how this movie was even made? Based on Charles R. Jackson’s 1944 novel of the same title, it’s the tale of Don Birnam, a down on his luck writer who wil read more

A Gallery of Images from The Lost Weekend (1945)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on Jan 9, 2014

Check out a gallery of images from Billy Wilder’s hard-as-nails alcoholic drama The Lost Weekend. The Lost Weekend is available from Amazon. Billy WilderThe Lost Weekend read more

The Lost Weekend (1945)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 13, 2013

Starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman, the film follows a former alcoholic writer as he goes on a binge, sinking into the depths of despair. With his brother gone and his girlfriend tied up with work, he finds himself frequenting bars across town and then wandering home to sleep it off. Amid the flash read more

The Lost Weekend (1945)

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 13, 2013

Starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman, the film follows a former alcoholic writer as he goes on a binge, sinking into the depths of despair. With his brother gone and his girlfriend tied up with work, he finds himself frequenting bars across town and then wandering home to sleep it off. Amid the flash read more

The Lost Weekend (1945) (1)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Jun 12, 2012

I’m attempting to see all of director Billy Wilder‘s works who (alongside Elia Kazan) I cite as one of my favorite directors.  One of Wilder’s most prominent films is the 1945 film The Lost Weekend.  It’s a frequent problem for me in watching “classic” films like read more

Film Reviews (Seriously) Redux – The Lost Weekend

ScribeHard on Film Posted by ScribeHard on Mar 14, 2012

On August 18, 2011, on a now-defunct personal blog, I published this FR (S) review of Billy Wilder’s The Lost Weekend.  I thought I’d slowly migrate some previous work to this new site, so here is the latest.  Thanks for reading (or re-reading). – Michael 1945 Starring Ray Milland, Jane read more

The Lost Weekend (1)

MacGuffin Movies Posted by RBuccicone on Jan 21, 2011

The Lost Weekend (1945)      Alcohol was ever-present in old movies as were people going on the occasional bender and the familiar drunk character. Never before, however, have I seen a classic film tackle the subject of alcoholism, let alone use that term. The Lost Weekend depicts the dark existenc read more

The Lost Weekend (2)

The Best Picture Project Posted by Alyson on Dec 20, 2010

In today’s society, people give the privilege of drinking many purposes.  You can learn to taste the subtle differences in fine wine or crafted beers, it can lighten the atmosphere of a party, provide liquid courage, lubricate celebration or just let you feel numb at a loss.  Sadly, there are many read more

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