Bus Stop Overview:

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)

Best Supporting ActorDon MurrayNominated

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Marilyn: Behind the Icon – Monroe Triumphs in Bus Stop

By Gary Vitacco-Robles on Jul 12, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Marilyn Monroe Triumphs in Bus Stop ?Hold on to your chairs, everybody, and get set for a rattling surprise,? announced crusty New York Times critic Bosely Crowther, ?Marilyn Monroe has finally proved herself an actress in Bus Stop. She and the picture are swell! She gives a performance in th... Read full article

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.

Cherie: Well I had to do something, he was making a fuss in front of all those people.

Beauregard 'Bo' Decker: I still wish you was goin' back to the ranch with me more than anything I know.
Cherie: You do?
Beauregard 'Bo' Decker: Yeah, I do.
Cherie: I'd go anywhere in the world with you now. Anywhere at all!

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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.
Don Murray suffered painful facial cuts when Marilyn Monroe overdid a scene in which she had to slap him with the sequined tail of her costume.
Film debut of Hope Lange.
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