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Three strangers - a stripper (Mansfield), an alcoholic wife (Collins) and a traveling salesman (Dailey) - embark on a life-changing journey on a fateful bus ride. As the road presents challenges, each character faces his or her own shortcomings, not knowing where life will lead next. From the John Steinbeck book.

  1. Victor Vicas


  2. John Steinbeck


  3. Ivan Moffat


Top Billed Cast

  1. Joan Collins

    Joan Collins

    Alice Chicoy

  2. Jayne Mansfield

    Jayne Mansfield

    Camille Oakes

  3. Dan Dailey

    Dan Dailey

    Ernest Horton

  4. Rick Jason

    Rick Jason

    Johnny Chicoy

  5. Betty Lou Keim

    Betty Lou Keim

    Norma , the counter girl

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The Wayward Bus
The Wayward Bus


Status Released

Release Information

  • May 27, 1957


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 27m

Budget -

Revenue -



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