When Love Is Not Enough

When Love Is Not Enough

The Lois Wilson Story

DVD - 2010
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Lois met and fell in love with Bill Wilson, and when Bill returned from World War I, they married. Despite concerns over Bill's drinking, Lois believed he was destined for greatness. Bill's drinking spiraled out of control and soon his job, their home, even their dreams were gone. When Bill attained sobriety, he poured his time and energy into helping other drunks, which led to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous. Frustrated that Lois was not acknowledged for her helping Bill, she drew on her own experience as the wife of a drunk and began Al-Anon.
Publisher: [United States] : Hallmark Hall Of Fame Productions : Entertainment One, c2010
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC WHE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Lois Wilson story

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Jeepers1981
Aug 19, 2015

This is very tough film to watch, but it gives you some idea about what it could be like for the wife or husband of an alcoholic! The performances of the actors were excellent. You almost think the husband must really be drunk. This movie has real depth and an amazing message of love, loss, loyalty and forgiveness.

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swyckl
Oct 27, 2014

I enjoyed this biography DVD. It is good for children to watch. It shows how difficult it is to live with an alcoholic & why a person should not drink liquor. Well acted. Strong story.

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RDL
Jun 27, 2013

Another cliche ridden movie about peoples poor choices that are driven by wishful thinking.

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jds1
Feb 26, 2013

What a moving story.She certainly had more patience and forgiveness than I could ever muster. VERY touching movie.

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durogoff
Jun 20, 2011

Every silly cliche of the worst chickflicks. After 15 minutes I just could not stand it any more.... Awful.

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grace321
Nov 02, 2010

I found the history of Alcoholics Anonymous in this film very interesting. It definitely shows the hardship of living with an alcoholic.

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