Joe Clay is a top-notch public relations man. Anything a client wants Joe can arrange for them, whether it be dancing girls or an article in a prominent magazine. Part of the job however is drinking and Joe's ability to consume alcohol seems boundless. When he meets the very pretty Kirsten Arnasen, she prefers chocolate to alcohol but Joe has a solution to that in the form of a Brandy Alexander (made up of brandy and creme de cocoa). They eventually marry but their love is insufficient to prevent them from the downward spiral that alcohol brings to them. They try desperately to break the habit but continually relapse until only one of them manages to break free. Written by
From the days of wine and roses, finally comes a night like this.
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Did You Know?
Jack Lemmon's performance in The Days of Wine and Roses inspired Ray Sharkey to become an actor. See more
At the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, both Jim and Joe say their full names; last names are usually not used in AA meetings, which is how people remain "anonymous". See more
It's facing all the people.
What do you mean?
Well, it's facing yourself, isn't it?
I Only Have Eyes for You
Music by Harry Warren
Played while Joe's on the telephone at the restaurant See more