81 Days With Oscar And Me

Every Academy Award-Winning Movie, Back to Back, Starting With the First

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Lost Weekend, The

September 6th, 2009 · No Comments · 1945, Adaptation, Billy Wilder, Black and White, Composer: Miklós Rózsa, Drama, Lost Weekend, Ray Milland, Universal Pictures

If anyone wants to know the difference a great screenwriter and gifted director can make on a film, I recommend he/she watch The Broadway Melody (1929) and then The Lost Weekend (1945). In that order.
The reason why I suggested The Broadway Melody is because it, like The Lost Weekend contains very long scenes. However, [...]

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