No other actress has ever come close to her combination of raw sensuality and vulnerable innocence and Cherie is the character that best embodies this dichotomy. This new Beau attracts Chérie. Somehow this performance earned Don Murray an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor, which is wrong on two levels. After a snow storm traps the two in a diner with several other people, they both have to start facing what they actually have and what they want. She gets to demonstrate her serious acting chops as well. Virgil decides to stay behind.
Beau finally apologizes to Chérie for his abusive behavior and begs her forgiveness. Beau catches her, and forces her on the bus back to Montana. In the scenes after he gets his butt kicked by the bus driver he does a good job of conveying his shame and newfound humility. It starred as Bo Decker and as Cherie. He wants to take Cherie back to his native Montana and marry her, but she dreams of traveling to Hollywood and becoming famous. Arthur O'Connell, Eileen Heckart, and Marilyn Monroe in Bus Stop. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series.
He is so naive that he thinks of her as being as innocent as he is. Monroe wanted to prove that she was a legitimate actress. Cherie is human and elicits empathy. A freak snowstorm has halted the progress of the bus, and the eight characters five on the bus have a weather-enforced layover in the diner from approximately 1 to 5 a. In 1996 there was a short-lived revival of the play that ran for 29 performances. He was 27 when the film was released and he looks it, but he's playing a 21 year old virgin. Virgil and the bus driver fight him until he promises to apologize to Chérie and leave her alone.
Beau asks to kiss her goodbye and they share their first real kiss. Bus Stop was based on the play which in turn was expanded from an earlier, one act play People in the Wind by. He, however, is unable to do so because he's humiliated about having been beaten. Brookse pro televizní síť Fox. Bus Stop was Monroe's attempt at some respect as an actress and not just as a sex symbol.
She didn't manage an Oscar nomination, but she did score a Golden Globe nomination for the part, although she didn't win. 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. Although Arthur O'Connell gives a decent performance as Virgil. Her hair is dyed strawberry blonde and she uses an accent the whole movie. Disclaimer: This site does not store any files on its server. A naive, rambunctious, overly enthusiastic and socially inept cowboy, Beauregard Decker, and his friend and father-figure Virgil Blessing take the bus from Timber Hill, to , , to participate in a.
She tries to leave but he kidnaps her and takes her on the bus back to his home in Montana. Making trouble everywhere they go, he continues his unsophisticated behavior in Grace's Diner. The opening night cast starred as Bo and as Cherie and was directed by. Chérie tries to make another getaway while Beau is asleep on the bus, but the road ahead is blocked by snow and the bus won't be leaving at all. Bus Stop is a simple yet effective love story that is notable for giving the underrated actress in Marilyn Monroe a chance to shine. When she resists his advances,.
She is fortyish, and pretty in a fading, hard-bitten way. He has convinced himself that Cherie will be his bride, though Cherie wants nothing to do with him. Has anyone ever photographed with more luminous iridescence? Beau confesses his lack of experience to her. For the part to be more believable he needed to look a lot more innocent and young than he does. In the 1961—62 season, adapted the play and film into a of the same name, starring as the owner of the and. While in Phoenix for a rodeo, he walks into the bar where Cherie works.
That's the sweetest, tenderest thing anyone ever said to me. Cowboys Beauregard Decker Don Murray and Virgil Blessing Arthur O'Connell attend a rodeo in Phoenix, where Decker falls in love with beautiful cafe singer Cherie Marilyn Monroe. For the role, she learnt an , chose costumes and make-up that lacked the glamour of her earlier films, and provided deliberately mediocre singing and dancing. He wants to take Cherie back to his native Montana and marry her, but she dreams of traveling to Hollywood and becoming famous. Chérie is physically attracted to him but resists his plans to take her back to Montana.
He's also far too old for the part. All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties. One, he's the male lead, even if he is supporting Marilyn and two, in regards to his performance, I agree with you Eric. Watch Bus Stop 123movieshub: Cowboys Beauregard Decker and Virgil Blessing attend a rodeo in Phoenix, where Decker falls in love with beautiful cafe singer Cherie. Monroe does some of the best work of her career. It's just too bad her costar could not keep up.