In , The Lost Weekend was added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.
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The film's musical score was among the first to feature the theremin , which was used to create the pathos of alcoholism.
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The production also had the unprecedented permission to film inside Bellevue Hospital in the alcoholic ward, a request that would be denied to future films.
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Description: She trails him to the pawn shop, thinking that he sold her coat to buy alcohol, but learns from the pawnbroker that he traded the coat for his gun for which he has the bullets at home. The majority of the film was shot at Paramount studios in Hollywood.