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Come Fill the Cup (1951)

 |  Drama  |  24 October 1951 (USA)
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Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering ... See full summary »

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Lew Marsh
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Paula Copeland
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John Ives
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Charley Dolan
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Boyd Copeland
Selena Royle ...
Mrs. Dolly Copeland
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Julian Cuscaden
Charlita ...
Maria Diego
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Lennie Garr
Douglas Spencer ...
Ike Bashaw
John Kellogg ...
Don Bell
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Hal Ortman
John Alvin ...
Travis Ashbourne - Reporter
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Alcoholic newspaperman Lew Marsh hits bottom, loses his job and is rehabilitated by Charley Dolan. After six years on the wagon he gets his job back and devotes himself to other recovering alcoholics. His boss enlists his help to sober up his nephew, Boyd Copeland, who has married Lew's old sweetheart. Boyd, who is involved with a cabaret singer and the mob, presents quite a challenge. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Referenced in The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953) See more »

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Blanke's Concerto
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Music by Ray Heindorf
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Great Film!
29 December 2002 | by (East Texas) – See all my reviews

Simply the best "recovery" movie! Cagney's performance is Oscar quality, as is James Gleason's. Even Phyllis Thaxter and Raymond Massey are believable in this film. The musical score is superb, with Grieg-esque overtones. Perhaps the best billboard (7 Dwarves Whiskey) in moviedom. 10/10


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