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    Bus Stop (20th Century Fox, 1956). Poster (30" X 40"). Director Joshua Logan had not attracted the reverence of musical afficionados and film historians until recently. His theater credits include classic musicals like "Mister Roberts" and "South Pacific," and he has earned two Oscar nominations for Best Director. He provided Marilyn Monroe with what some critics consider her best role -- Cherie, a nightclub singer who wins the eye of Montana rodeo champ Bo (Don Murray). Being a cowboy, he assumes he can hog-tie the young woman and carry her off to the titular roadside bus stop. Abduction makes for the perfect pretext for love in this adaptation of William Inge's Broadway comedy. This rolled, linen-backed poster has wrinkling, scuffs on the edges and light abrasions on the image, but the sultry portrait of Monroe will make a fantastic, towering display. It's among the raciest of Monroe's movie posters and definitely the best art on the film. Very Fine on Linen.

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