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The lost weekend

by Billy Wilder

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLost weekend (Motion picture : 1945)
StatementBilly Wilder ; screenplay by Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder ; with an introduction by Jeffrey Meyers.
ContributionsBrackett, Charles, 1892-1969., Meyers, Jeffrey.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1997 .L748 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6779195M
ISBN 100520218566
LC Control Number00023397

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'The Lost Weekend' is a must-have for your addiction collection, exploring the inner-space of addiction rather than the outer-space, or consequences, of it. The complacency, the drama, the edginess, the fulfillment, the tides: it's all here in the quick, inside look at a singular by: The Lost Weekend is an alcohol fueled Odyssey, complete with a faithful Penelope, around New York City and into the past of the protagonist, Don Birnam.

Each of the six chapters documents one day in an increasingly nightmarish bender.4/5. The book was Charles Jackson’s “The Lost Weekend,” first published in and reissued earlier this year.

On its surface, the novel seemed a good fit for reading in Author: Ian Crouch. Directed by Billy Wilder. With Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard Da Silva.

The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic The lost weekend book followed through a four-day drinking bout/10(K). The Lost Weekend - Kindle edition by Jackson, Charles, Bailey, Blake.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Lost Weekend/5(60). The Lost Weekend Movies Preview Internet Archive HTML5 Uploader plus-circle Add Review.

comment. Reviews Reviewer: Michael J Chellew - favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite - Decem Subject: The Lost Weekend. An absolute masterpiece!. Find books like The Lost Weekend from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked The Lost Weekend also liked: The Recovering. The Lost Weekend—a novel about five disastrous days in the life of alcoholic Don Birnam—was an improbable success when it was published in Rejecting the novel, Simon & Schuster had.

No sooner has he begun to recover from his “Lost Weekend” than he contemplates killing Helen’s maid to get the key to the liquor cabinet. He has a few drinks and crawls into bed wondering, “Why did they make such a fuss?”—Wikipedia.

The book, a best-seller, was made into a movie of the same name, and received rave reviews. Lost Week-end was the only book, out of five books, that I wrote sober, without stimulus or sedative.” Billy Wilder’s film adaptation of The Lost Weekend maintained enough fealty to the source material to inspire raves from Charles Jackson.

Wilder’s biographer File Size: KB. With its hectic lost-weekend time frame and plot essentials – druggy excess, random encounters, a loved one’s ashes – Low reads like an Indian. About The Lost Weekend. The classic tale of one man’s struggle with alcoholism, this revolutionary novel remains Charles Jackson’s best-known book—a daring autobiographical work that paved the way for contemporary addiction literature.

It isand on the East Side of Manhattan, a would-be writer named Don Birnam decides to have a drink. Similarly, The Lost Weekend, though in many ways resembling nothing so much as a pulp fiction or a hardboiled noir, had a tremendous influence on American attitudes towards alcoholism and alcoholics, making it a surprisingly significant s Jackson's semi-autobiographical tale follows the "promising" writer Don Birnam for one four day Cited by:   The protagonist in The Lost Weekend is intelligent, charming, and tragic.

We have three stories to tell. The book, the movie, and the author. The director, Billy Wilder, read the bestselling book by Charles Jackson when it came out in He knew before he.

The Lost Weekend takes place over a weekend (check) and follows a man who's lost in the throes of alcoholism (check). Easy, peasy, lemon squeezy. It's also the name of the book that this film is based on.

(We think it's a way better title than Don's novel, The Bottle.). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The lost weekend by Charles Jackson,Farrar & Cited by: Writer Don Birnam (Ray Milland) is on the wagon. Sober for only a few days, Don is supposed to be spending the weekend with his brother, Wick (Phillip Terry), but, eager for a drink, Don convinces his girlfriend (Jane Wyman) to take Wick to a show.

Don, meanwhile, heads to his local bar and misses the train out of town. After recounting to the bartender (Howard da Silva) how he developed a 5/5. The Lost Weekend () Plot. Showing all 6 items Jump to: Summaries (6) Summaries.

The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four-day drinking bout. —Rod. THE LOST WEEKEND. Author JACKSON, CHARLES Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Edition First edition Publisher Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., [].

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The Lost Weekend moves with unstoppable speed, propelled by a heartbreaking but unflinching truth. It catapulted Charles Jackson to fame, and endures as an acute study of the ravages of alcoholism, as well as an unforgettable parable of the condition of the modern man.4/5(K).

The Lost Weekend moves with unstoppable speed, propelled by a heartbreaking but unflinching truth. It catapulted Charles Jackson to fame, and endures as an acute study of the ravages of alcoholism, as well as an unforgettable parable of the condition of the modern man.Buy The Lost Weekend Reprint by Jackson, Charles (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(67).The Lost Weekend is a novel which, though written over 70 years ago, is remarkably modern in its treatment of the subject of addiction.

Prior to—and even probably well into—the twentieth.