Days of Wine and Roses (Playhouse 90)

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Days of Wine and Roses was a 1958 American teleplay by JP Miller which dramatized the problems of alcoholism.wikipedia
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Piper Laurie

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John Frankenheimer directed the cast headed by Cliff Robertson, Piper Laurie and Charles Bickford.
She is also known for her performances as Kirsten Arnesen in the original TV production of Days of Wine and Roses and as Catherine Martell in the cult television series Twin Peaks, for which she won a Golden Globe Award in 1991.

Cliff Robertson

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John Frankenheimer directed the cast headed by Cliff Robertson, Piper Laurie and Charles Bickford.
Robertson received superb reviews for Days of Wine and Roses on TV with Piper Laurie.

Fred Coe

During a rehearsal, according to Miller, the producer Fred Coe dropped by and watched as Robertson and Laurie "played some of the most realistic drunk scenes ever seen anywhere. Frankenheimer was ecstatic but was quickly grounded by Coe's drawled comment, 'John, you've got the Wine. Now let's see if you can get the Roses.'"
Among the live TV dramas he produced were Marty and The Trip to Bountiful for Goodyear/Philco, Peter Pan for Producers' Showcase, and Days of Wine and Roses for Playhouse 90.

Playhouse 90

The 90-minute telecast was presented live with tape inserts on October 2, 1958 and was the second episode of the third season of the anthology series Playhouse 90 on CBS.
P. Miller's Days of Wine and Roses was telecast, Jack Gould wrote a rave review with much praise for the writer, director and cast:

Teleplay

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Days of Wine and Roses was a 1958 American teleplay by JP Miller which dramatized the problems of alcoholism.
Days of Wine and Roses (1958)

Days of Wine and Roses (film)

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* Days of Wine and Roses film (1962)
Days of Wine and Roses is a 1962 drama film directed by Blake Edwards with a screenplay by JP Miller adapted from his own 1958 Playhouse 90 teleplay of the same name.

JP Miller

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Days of Wine and Roses was a 1958 American teleplay by JP Miller which dramatized the problems of alcoholism.
A novelist and screenwriter, he was best known for Days of Wine and Roses, directed by John Frankenheimer for Playhouse 90 (1958) and later a motion picture (1962) directed by Blake Edwards.

Owen McCafferty

In 2005, the Northern Irish writer Owen McCafferty relocated Days of Wine and Roses to London in the 1960s, reworking it to focus on a young couple just arrived from Belfast.
McCafferty has also adapted J P Miller's Days of Wine and Roses but only used the skeleton of the original.

Donmar Warehouse

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That stage version had a West End premiere at the Donmar Warehouse directed by Peter Gill, who had previously staged McCafferty's National Theatre hit, Scenes from the Big Picture.
Days of Wine and Roses (17 February–2 April 2005)

Peter Gill (playwright)

Peter Gill
That stage version had a West End premiere at the Donmar Warehouse directed by Peter Gill, who had previously staged McCafferty's National Theatre hit, Scenes from the Big Picture.
Days of Wine and Roses by J P Miller adapted by Owen McCafferty, Donmar Warehouse, February 2005

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Days of Wine and Roses was a 1958 American teleplay by JP Miller which dramatized the problems of alcoholism.

John Frankenheimer

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John Frankenheimer directed the cast headed by Cliff Robertson, Piper Laurie and Charles Bickford.

Charles Bickford

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John Frankenheimer directed the cast headed by Cliff Robertson, Piper Laurie and Charles Bickford.

Anthology series

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The 90-minute telecast was presented live with tape inserts on October 2, 1958 and was the second episode of the third season of the anthology series Playhouse 90 on CBS.

CBS

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The 90-minute telecast was presented live with tape inserts on October 2, 1958 and was the second episode of the third season of the anthology series Playhouse 90 on CBS.

Alcoholics Anonymous

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Using the framework of an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Joe gets up to address the gathering and his story is told in flashbacks that begin 10 years earlier.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

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She is a bright secretary whose self-improvement activities have reached the point of her reading the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay.

England

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JP Miller found his title in the 1896 poem "Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetet Incohare Longam" by the English writer Ernest Dowson (1867–1900):

Ernest Dowson

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JP Miller found his title in the 1896 poem "Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetet Incohare Longam" by the English writer Ernest Dowson (1867–1900):