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The Big Bus Movie Review Summary

Actors: Joseph Bologna, Lynn Redgrave, John Beck

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A parody of disaster movies, "The Big Bus" is derived from many interesting characters that boards a bus and give everyone a taste of their wacky quirks.
Driven by the insane bus driver, Dan Torrance and his co-driver who earned the name "Shoulders O'Briens" because he is known to quiclly fall asleep while driving on the shoulders of the road.

The bus is equipped with a big bowling alley and swimming pool- this is enough for everyone to have a relaxing time while on their trip. But this is not the case.
These people all have problems of their own, a spiteful fashion designer named Camille Levy, a man of the cloth who views everything in life questionable Father Kudos, a feuding soon-to-be divorce couple Claude and Sybil Crane but they can't keep their hands off each other.

The bus is set to make a non stop trip from New York to Denver and also set to explode, thanks to Alex who tries to sabotage the bus by planting a bomb and a feel of a electronic earthquake to stop it from running. This nuclear bus is loaded with loose cannons and a wacko is willing to set off the explosion anytime soon and it is up to Danny the bus driver to stop Alex.
The review of this Movie prepared by Alicia M.








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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Comedy or Parody about    -   disaster movies    -   adults acting eccentric How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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