Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Afternoon Classic Films to Screen “The Lost Weekend” – Oct. 7
October 4, 2013
Marquette – Afternoon Classic Films will present a screening of “The Lost Weekend” on Monday, October 7 at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.
This powerful drama, one of the most famous social problem pictures of all time, depicts five days in the life of Don Birnam, a disillusioned writer with a serious drinking problem. Consumed with self-pity, he begins an odyssey of barroom escapades, getting progressively more drunk each day until the habit has become an addiction.
The film, released in 1945, is in black and white, and runs for 101 minutes. There is no admission charge. For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
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