Something to Live For (1952)

Joan Fontaine plays a famous actress who descends into alcoholism in this classic melodrama directed by George Stevens (A Place in the Sun). Ray Milland in an unofficial extension of his classic Lost Weekend role; plays a reformed drunkard who comes to Fontaine's rescue, encouraging her to join Alcoholic Anonymous while continuing to struggle with his own demons. The two lost souls fall in love, but they refuse to endanger his marriage; no matter how strong their feeling are for each other. Teresa Wright co-stars as Milland's wife. Costume design by legendary designer, Edith Head (Sunset Boulevard).

Directing:
  • George Stevens

Writing:
  • Dwight Taylor

Stars:
Release Date: 1952-03-07
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 89
Harry Bellaver
Harry Bellave...
Billy, Elevator Operator
Ray Milland
Ray Milland
Alan Miller
Richard Derr
Richard Derr
Tony Collins
Teresa Wright
Teresa Wright
Edna Miller
Joan Fontaine
Joan Fontaine
Jenny Carey
Douglas Dick
Douglas Dick
Baker
Herbert Heyes
Herbert Heyes
J.B. Crawley
Paul Valentine
Paul Valentin...
Albert Forest
Lee Aaker
Lee Aaker
Alternate boy
Frank Orth
Frank Orth
Waiter
Robert Cornthwaite
Robert Cornth...
Young Man
Helen Spring
Helen Spring
Mrs. Crawley
Paul Newlan
Paul Newlan
Bartender
John Indrisano
John Indrisan...
Party Guest
Mari Blanchard
Mari Blanchar...
Hat Check Girl
Ida Moore
Ida Moore
Woman
Mary Field
Mary Field
Woman
Judith Allen
Judith Allen
Woman
Jean Acker
Jean Acker
Wife
Eric Alden
Eric Alden
Pharoah
Jody Gilbert
Jody Gilbert
Woman in Telephone Booth
Maurice Cass
Maurice Cass
Critic
Erville Alderson
Erville Alder...
Critic
Douglas Spencer
Douglas Spenc...
Jory
Don Dillaway
Don Dillaway
Executive
George Lynn
George Lynn
Executive
Arthur Tovey
Arthur Tovey
Desk clerk
Sherry Jackson
Sherry Jackso...
Little Child
Helen Brown
Helen Brown
Miss Purdy
Rolfe Sedan
Rolfe Sedan
Frenchman
Harold Miller
Harold Miller
European
King Donovan
King Donovan
Stage Manager
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