The lost weekend [videorecording] / a Paramount Picture ; screen play by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder ; produced by Charles Brackett ; directed by Billy Wilder.
Other Titles: Lost weekend (Motion picture).
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios, c2000.
Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series: Award winners
Subject: Alcoholism Drama.
Authors United States Drama.
Man-woman relationships United States Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, John F. Seitz ; editing, Doane Harrison ; music, Miklos Rozsa.
Performers: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard da Silva, Doris Dowling, Frank Faylen, Mary Young, Anita Bolster, Lilian Fontaine, Frank Orth, Lewis L. Russell.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Notes: English, Spanish or French language soundtracks with optional subtitles in Spanish and French ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Full frame format (aspect ratio 1.33:1).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1945.
Based on the novel by Charles Jackson.
Special features include: Theatrical trailer ; production notes on the making of the film ; cast & filmmakers biographies ; film highlights.
Summary: A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devastating effects of alcoholism.