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Bus Riley's Back in Town (1965)

Approved  |   |  Drama  |  3 September 1965 (West Germany)
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A young sailor returns home to discover his girl has married an older, wealthy man.

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Laurel
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Bus Riley
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Judy
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Slocum
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Mrs. Riley
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Howie
Crahan Denton ...
Spencer
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Gussie
Brett Somers ...
Carlotta
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Paula
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Mrs. Nichols
Lisabeth Hush ...
Joy
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Mrs. Spencer
Alice Pearce ...
Housewife
Chet Stratton ...
Benii
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A young man returns home after a three year tour of duty in the navy only to find things are somewhat different from when he left. His kid sister has grown into a young woman, the job he thought was waiting for him turns out to have some unique conditions, and perhaps most importantly his former sweetheart has married a wealthy and much older man. Disillusioned, he drifts from job to job while trying hard to avoid the advances of his former girlfriend, who is unhappy in her marriage and longs for something extra. While all he wants to do is make something of his life, his will power will be put to the ultimate test. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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The house where Bus demonstrates a vacuum cleaner was previously seen as the Cleaver home on TV's Leave It To Beaver. See more »

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Referenced in Chappaqua (1966) See more »

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I Want You To Know
Music by Richard Markowitz
Lyrics by Jacques Wilson
Sung by Dobie Gray
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Viva Ann Margret
2 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ann Margret and Michael Parks are two of the more underrated stars of the American cinema. Ann-Margret burst into stardom with her amazing rendition of "Bachelor in Paradise" at the Oscars, Ann set the house afire,and got a thunderous ovation. Ann-Margret worked non stop for years with stars such as Bette Davis and one of A-M's better movies was Universal's Bus Riley's Back in Town. Ann-Margret is perfect in this movie and I am so glad that movies today are being re evaluated. (In the old days movies were spun out for release quickly and then forgotten. Michael Parks is another much neglected star and he made quite a hit in the in John Huston's "The Bible" with Ava Garnder . This movie is based on William Inge's story and there was a sorta gay subplot in the script but Universal diffused the story and made it not so aware in the movie. I know I am hoping for a miracle but if Universal went back and restored the trims and the outtakes of this movie it might be the classic it deserves to be.

Viva sexy Ann Margret who is my candidate for the most under appreciated actress of modern times.

Williwaw


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