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The Lost Weekend

Lists: Drama, Academy Award Best Picture Winners - All Time, Best Picture Winners from the 1940s

Brief Synopsis: "Don Birnam, a long-time alcoholic, has been sober for ten days and appears to be over the worst... but his craving has just become more insidious. Evading a country weekend planned by his brother and girlfriend, he begins a four-day bender that just might be his last - one way or another."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 1945: # 0)


Rating:
93.5
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
97

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People Involved

  • Ray Milland (Don Birnam)
  • Jane Wyman (Helen St. James)
  • Phillip Terry (Wick Birnam)
  • Howard Da Silva (Nat)
  • Doris Dowling (Gloria)
  • Frank Faylen (Bim Nolan)
  • Mary Young (Mrs. Deveridge)
  • Anita Sharp-Bolster (Mrs. Foley (as Anita Bolster))
  • Lillian Fontaine (Mrs. Charles St. James (as Lilian Fontaine))
  • Frank Orth (Opera Cloak Room Attendant)
  • Lewis L. Russell (Charles St. James)
  • Douglas Spencer (Hospital patient who sees imaginary "beetles")
  • Bess Flowers (Woman in lobby of Hotel Manhattan)
  • Billy Wilder (Director)