Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When
the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in
hock with nowhere to turn. His friend, Joel, introduces him to cocaine to give Lenny
that needed "boost". What ensues next is a descent into drug addiction and insanity
as Lenny tries to regain control of his life, all the while needing that extra "boost".
COME FILL THE CUP  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. From a novel by HARLAN WARE Starring:
JAMES CAGNEY, PHYLLIS THAXTER and RAYMOND MASSEY
THE CRACKER FACTORY (TV 1979) Alcoholic Cleveland housewife Cassie Barrett is institutionalized
in a psychiatric ward after experiencing a nervous breakdown in the supermarket.
The Cracker Factory is an American television movie directed by Burt Brinckerhoff.
The teleplay by Richard Shapiro is based on the best-selling 1977 novel CASSIE by
Joyce Rebeta-Burditt. The film was broadcast by ABC on March 16, 1979.