Bus Stop

United States, 1956

Film
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A naive, young cowboy coming to Phoenix for the big rodeo, falls in love with the first woman he sees. She happens to be Marilyn Monroe, playing a “chantoosie” in a cheap bar, and he has to almost kidnap her, get beaten up for her, and perform majestically in the rodeo before she reciprocates his love. Don Murray gives a boisterous performance as the cowboy in the big city, but Monroe steals the film in what is considered one of her best performances. Based on the play “Bus Stop” by William Inge.

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Credits

director

Joshua Logan

producer

Buddy Adler

production company

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Duration

01:36:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302509

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q547368

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