Plot & Details
The devastating effects of alcoholism provide the basis for this episode of the Playhouse 90 television series. The tale centers on an ambitious young executive and his wife. Heavy drinking seems to be a mandatory part of their hectic social schedule and this takes them on a disastrous ride to the bottom of a bottle. Remade as a feature film in 1962 by Blade Edwards.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 90min.
- Director(s): John Frankenheimer
- Themes: Alcoholism,Crumbling Marriages
- Tone: Cathartic,Downbeat,Forceful,Poignant
- Keywords: alcoholism,executive,marriage-problems