BUS STOP
1956, 20th Century Fox, 96 min, USA, Dir: Joshua Logan

Marilyn Monroe stunned critics and fans alike with her heartbreakingly tender performance as a truck-stop singer who falls in love with naive young cowpoke Don Murray, in this beautiful, bittersweet drama based on the William Inge play. With Betty Field, Arthur O’Connell.


SOUTH PACIFIC
1958, 20th Century Fox, 151 min, USA, Dir: Joshua Logan

This musical has it all, including one of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most popular show tunes, “Some Enchanted Evening.” Mitzi Gaynor and Rossano Brazzi are star-crossed lovers on the Solomon Islands - she’s from Little Rock, Arkansas, and he’s an expatriate Frenchman - threatened by the growing conflict with the Japanese during WWII. Co-starring a great cast, including John Kerr, Juanita Hall, Ray Walston and France Nuyen.


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