|Directed by||D. Ross Lederman|
|Written by||George Bilson (screenplay)|
Anthony Coldeway (story and screenplay)
|Starring|| Richard Travis |
|Cinematography||James Van Trees|
|Edited by||James Gibbon|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
Busses Roar is a 1942 film directed by D. Ross Lederman and starring Richard Travis and Julie Bishop.
A bungling saboteur attempts to place a bomb on board a bus so that it will explode as the bus passes by some oil wells.The plot is foiled, but not by the authorities.
Sir William Wallace was a Scottish knight who became one of the main leaders during the First War of Scottish Independence.
Laurence Harvey was a Lithuanian-born British actor and film director. He was born to Lithuanian Jewish parents and emigrated to South Africa at an early age, before later settling in the United Kingdom after World War II. In a career that spanned a quarter of a century, Harvey appeared in stage, film and television productions primarily in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Eleanor Jean Parker was an American actress. She was nominated for three Academy Awards for her roles in the films Caged (1950), Detective Story (1951), and Interrupted Melody (1955), the first of which won her the Volpi Cup for Best Actress. She was also known for her roles in the films Of Human Bondage (1946), Scaramouche (1952), The Naked Jungle (1954), The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), A Hole in the Head (1959), The Sound of Music (1965), and The Oscar (1966).
Richard Lester Liebman, commonly referred to as Dick Lester, is an American film director based in the United Kingdom. He is best known for directing the Beatles' films A Hard Day's Night (1964) and Help! (1965), and the superhero films Superman II (1980) and Superman III (1983). His other notable films as director include The Running Jumping & Standing Still Film (1959), The Knack ...and How to Get It (1965), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966), How I Won the War (1967), Petulia (1968), The Three Musketeers (1973) and its two sequels, Robin and Marian (1976), and Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979).
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Richard Arlen was an American actor of film and television.
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