Bus Stop

Synopsis: Innocent rodeo cowboy Bo falls in love with cafe singer Cherie in Phoenix. She tries to run away to Los Angeles but he finds her and forces her to board the bus to his home in Montana. When the bus stops at Grace's Diner the passengers learn that the road ahead is blocked. By now everyone knows of the kidnapping, but Bo is determined to have Cherie.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Joshua Logan
Production: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.7
Rotten Tomatoes:
79%
APPROVED
Year:
1956
96 min
122 Views

I'm gonna find me a real

hootenanny of an angel!

She gives me any trouble,

she's gonna find herself

with them little old wings

just pinned right to the ground!

(BREATHING DEEPLY)

WOMAN:
Oh!

- Mornin', ma'am!

- What are you doing?

Push-ups, ma'am.

Gotta get the kinks outta my bones.

Hey, cowboy, get up off that floor!

Thirty! Whew! I can do 30 set-ups, too.

Pipe down and stop botherin' folks.

You woke up everybody in the bus.

Well, it's mornin', ain't it?

It's time to get up.

That's the trouble with you city folk.

Lay around in bed all day long

and you get soft.

Hey, when do we stop for breakfast?

Look! There's a place! Hey, you passed it!

Look. This ain't no taxi. It's a public vehicle.

Stops where it's scheduled to stop

and no place else.

And meanwhile what's

a passenger supposed to do?

Just starve to death?

Poor old lady back there, you can hear

her stomach rumblin' from here!

Bo! You're out in civilization!

Forgive him, ma'am. He didn't hear a thing.

Our next official bus stop is Grace's

Diner, a couple of miles up the road.

That's where we stop, Grace's.

Can we get some breakfast in here?

Hello, Grace.

Well, look what the cat dragged in.

- Hello, Elma. You the passenger?

- That's right.

- She's goin' for the symphony concert.

- And to see my sister.

How about a little service?

Sounds like your passengers are hungry.

Oh, I'll go ahead and wait on 'em.

Ah, some crazy cowboys.

That young one there,

he's a real troublemaker.

His friend ain't so bad.

He just sits in the back of the bus

playin' his guitar.

A little music's real nice

when you're drivin' along.

I'm very fond of music myself.

Are you, Grace? I didn't know that.

Yeah. I'm a very musical person.

Well, come on in.

I'll fix you somethin' to eat.

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George Axelrod

George Axelrod (June 9, 1922 – June 21, 2003) was an American screenwriter, producer, playwright and film director, best known for his play, The Seven Year Itch (1952), which was adapted into a movie of the same name starring Marilyn Monroe. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his 1961 adaptation of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's and also adapted Richard Condon's The Manchurian Candidate (1962). more…

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