Bus Stop

Bus Stop (1956)

Give this boy enough rope and he'll land Marilyn Monroe!

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1956-08-31
  • User Rating: 6.1/10 from 204 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Marilyn Monroe Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Joshua Logan
star 6.1/10
From 204 Ratings


Cowboys Beauregard Decker and Virgil Blessing attend a rodeo in Phoenix, where Decker falls in love with beautiful cafe singer Cherie. He wants to take Cherie back to his native Montana and marry her, but she dreams of traveling to Hollywood and becoming famous. When she resists his advances, Decker forces Cherie onto the bus back to Montana with him, but, when the bus makes an unscheduled stop due to bad weather, the tables are turned.

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  • Marilyn Monroe

    as Cherie
  • Don Murray

    as Beauregard 'Bo' Decker
  • Arthur O'Connell

    as Virgil Blessing
  • Betty Field

    as Grace
  • Eileen Heckart

    as Vera
  • Robert Bray

    as Carl
  • Hope Lange

    as Elma Duckworth
  • Hans Conried

    as Life Magazine Photographer
  • Max Showalter

    as Life Magazine Reporter
  • Linda Brace

    as Evelyn (uncredited)
  • Mary Carroll

    as Cashier (uncredited)
  • J.M. Dunlap

    as Orville (uncredited)
  • Ed Fury

    as Cowboy in Saloon (uncredited)
  • Buddy Heaton

    as Clown (uncredited)
  • Fay L. Ivor

    as Rodeo Usher (uncredited)
  • Richard Culvert Johnson

    as Messenger (uncredited)
  • Terry Kelman

    as Gerald (uncredited)
  • Lucille Knox

    as Blonde on Street (uncredited)
  • Pete Logan

    as Announcer (uncredited)
  • Kate MacKenna

    as Elderly Passenger (uncredited)
  • Helen Mayon

    as Landlady (uncredited)
  • David McMahon

    as Ticket Taker at Bus (uncredited)
  • Cheerio Meredith

    as Woman in Bus Passenger Line (uncredited)
  • Del Moore

    as Man at Rodeo (uncredited)
  • Phil J. Munch

    as Preacher (uncredited)
  • Jim Katugi Noda

    as Japanese Cook (uncredited)
  • James O'Rear

    as Mr. Foster (uncredited)
  • Norman Papson

    as Bar Patron (uncredited)
  • Wilbur Plaugher

    as Clown (uncredited)
  • Edward G. Robinson Jr.

    as Cowboy (uncredited)
  • William Schub

    as Messenger (uncredited)
  • George Selk

    as Elderly Passenger (uncredited)
  • Henry Slate

    as Manager of Blue Dragon Nightclub (uncredited)
  • Bill Stanberry

    as Skinny Bull Rider (uncredited)
  • Greta Thyssen

    as Cover Girl (uncredited)
  • Casey Tibbs

    as Himself (uncredited)
  • Andy Womack

    as Clown (uncredited)
Writing George Axelrod Screenplay
Art Lyle R. Wheeler Art Direction
Editing William Reynolds Editor
Production Marilyn Monroe Producer
Sound Alfred Newman Original Music Composer
Sound Alfred Newman Conductor
Art Mark-Lee Kirk Art Direction
Art Walter M. Scott Set Decoration
Camera Milton Krasner Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Travilla Costume Design
Sound Cyril J. Mockridge Original Music Composer
Sound Alfred Bruzlin Sound
Sound Ken Darby Songs
Sound Ken Darby Vocal Coach
Costume & Make-Up Charles LeMaire Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Ben Nye Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Helen Turpin Hairstylist
Sound Harry M. Leonard Sound
Directing Joshua Logan Director
Crew Ray Kellogg Special Effects
Visual Effects Ray Kellogg Visual Effects
Production Buddy Adler Producer
Writing William Inge Theatre Play
Sound Edward B. Powell Orchestrator
Art Paul S. Fox Set Decoration
Camera Leonard Doss Other
Directing Ben Kadish Assistant Director