Avid cyclist and entertainment icon Doris Day sits atop a Schwinn Racer for a photo promoting her 1958 romantic comedy, The Tunnel of Love. The MGM production, directed by Gene Kelly, is about a Connecticut couple who can’t conceive a child. Adoption anxieties ensure. Richard Widmark is Day’s co-lead.
Here’s the snipe: “CYCLING TO HER LIKING…. so Doris Day takes a turn around the set on her prop bike during off-camera sessions of ‘THE TUNNEL OF LOVE.'”