Bus Stop (movie)

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Bus Stop
Directed byJoshua Logan
Screenplay byGeorge Axelrod
William Inge (play)
Produced byBuddy Adler
StarringMarilyn Monroe
Don Murray
Arthur O'Connell
Betty Field
Eileen Heckart
CinematographyMilton R. Krasner
Edited byWilliam Reynolds
Music byKen Darby

(vocal supervisor)
Cyril J. Mockridge
Alfred Newman
Lionel Newman

>Edward Powell (orchestration)
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • August 31, 1956 (1956-08-31) (United States)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$2.2 million[1]
Box office$7.27 million[2]

Bus Stop is a 1956 American romantic comedy-drama movie directed by Joshua Logan and was based on the 1955 play of the same name by William Inge. It stars Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray (in his Oscar-nominated role), Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field, Eileen Heckart, Robert Bray, Hope Lange and was distributed by 20th Century Fox. It was spun-off into a TV series Bus Stop in 1961 and ran for one season.

References[change | change source]

  1. Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p. 250
  2. 'The Top Box-Office Hits of 1956', Variety Weekly, January 2, 1957

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