Mary Martin parks a bike, models leg o’mutton sleeves.
YESTERDAY’S GIRL went a’bicycling in togs like this! Mary Martin, starring with Allan Jones in Paramount’s “In the Gay Days of Victor Herbert,” wears a 1900 divided skirt of navy blue viscose wool and a shirtwaist of navy and white striped taffeta with leg o’mutton sleeves. Her high boots button in the fashion of the period and her straw sailor is pinned at a rakish angle with good old-fashioned hat-pins. Edith Head designed this authentic period costume.

Mary Martin parks a bike, models leg o’mutton sleeves.

YESTERDAY’S GIRL went a’bicycling in togs like this! Mary Martin, starring with Allan Jones in Paramount’s “In the Gay Days of Victor Herbert,” wears a 1900 divided skirt of navy blue viscose wool and a shirtwaist of navy and white striped taffeta with leg o’mutton sleeves. Her high boots button in the fashion of the period and her straw sailor is pinned at a rakish angle with good old-fashioned hat-pins. Edith Head designed this authentic period costume.

Muriel Angelus rides a bike, tows a cabana.
OFF TO THE BEACH: WAVING TO HER FRIEND (AN UNOBTRUSIVE INDIVIDUAL), MURIEL PREPARES TO PEDAL TO THE BEACH. THE CABANA, OF COURSE, COMES TRUNDLING AFTER. 
ACME NEWSPAPERS, 1940

Muriel Angelus rides a bike, tows a cabana.

OFF TO THE BEACH: WAVING TO HER FRIEND (AN UNOBTRUSIVE INDIVIDUAL), MURIEL PREPARES TO PEDAL TO THE BEACH. THE CABANA, OF COURSE, COMES TRUNDLING AFTER.

ACME NEWSPAPERS, 1940

Mona Freeman rides a bike, gives a wave.

Mona Freeman rides a bike, gives a wave.

Barbara Britton rides a bike, carries a script.

Barbara Britton rides a bike, carries a script.

James Stewart and Grace Kelly ride a bike, pulled by Rosemary Clooney’s Great Dane.

James Stewart and Grace Kelly ride a bike, pulled by Rosemary Clooney’s Great Dane.

Helen Twelvetrees rides a bike, her son Jack Woody, Jr. toddle-carts behind. Happy Mother’s Day from ridesabike.com!

Helen Twelvetrees rides a bike, her son Jack Woody, Jr. toddle-carts behind. Happy Mother’s Day from ridesabike.com!

Bob Hope rides a bike.

Bob Hope rides a bike.

Alain Delon and Leslie Caron park bikes.

Alain Delon and Leslie Caron park bikes.

Joe Allen rides a paddle bike, Virginia Dale and Judith Barrett float alongside. 

Joe Allen rides a paddle bike, Virginia Dale and Judith Barrett float alongside. 

Carole Parker, Lola Jensen, Joyce Mathews and Alma Ross ride bikes. In 1938.

Carole Parker, Lola Jensen, Joyce Mathews and Alma Ross ride bikes. In 1938.