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Bus Stop (1956) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Joshua Logan and produced by Buddy Adler.

Academy Awards 1956 --- Ceremony Number 29 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorDon MurrayNominated
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Bus Stop (1956)

By Beatrice on Apr 28, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Bus Stop Directed by Joshua Logan Written by George Axelrod from the play by William Inge 1956/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Marilyn Monroe Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental There’s a lot you can say against this movie, yet somehow I always enjoy it. Young Bo Decker (Do... Read full article


Bus Stop(1956).

By Dawn on Feb 25, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Bus Stop(1956), also known as The Wrong Kind of Girl. Directed by Joshua Logan. Drama. Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field, Eileen Heckart, Robert Bray and Hope Lange. Monroe sings one song: "That Old Black Magic". When cowboy Beau and his friend Virgil take the bus f... Read full article


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Cherie: Bye, everybody! Bye! Bye.


[first lines]
Beauregard 'Bo' Decker: Are you ready, Virge?
Virgil Blessing: Anytime.
Beauregard 'Bo' Decker: Turn him out!
[calf is released from chute]


Cherie: I hate you and I despise you! Now give me back my tail!


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The role of Bo Decker was intended for Fess Parker, but Parker was under contract to Walt Disney at the time, who wouldn't release him. Parker also didn't get the role eventually played by Jeffrey Hunter in The Searchers for the same reason and it was many years before he was even aware of it.
Marilyn Monroe played Cherie, a role that Kim Stanley originated on Broadway. Two years later, Stanley played a thinly-veiled version of Monroe in the The Goddess.
Green top with black-lace like overlay Marilyn Monroe wears (pictured on US DVD cover) had originally been worn by Susan Hayward several years earlier in same studio's With a Song in My Heart.
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