Lost Weekend is a 1945 motion picture directed by Billy Wilder. Based on the novel by Charles R. Jackson about a man who is troubled by accusations that travel back to his college days. These accusations deal with the issue of homosexual, which was removed from the film. He then trys to drink his frustrations away and seek companionship through the bartender. This only worsens his life with commiting crimes. The most famous aspect of the movie was creating the image of a character walking towards the camera and having neon signs pass by. This was the first camera affect of its time that has been reused countless times.