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The Tunnel of Love (1958) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Gene Kelly and produced by Martin Melcher and Joseph Fields.

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August 'Augie' Poole: [Last lines] Listen, honey, let's put this house on the market and move back to the city. The country's no place to bring up kids! Our kid's gonna' be born in Manhattan, in a normal, healthy atmosphere!


Estelle Novick: I find most people drink to escape from something. What do you drink to escape from, Mr. Poole?
August 'Augie' Poole: [Making silly face at her] The ravages of alcohol!


Dick Pepper: [Sound of his kids loudly playing can be heard in the background] Pipe down you kids, or I'll send the pack of you to boarding school!
Alice Pepper: It wouldn't hurt you to play with your kids once in a while.
Dick Pepper: [Indifferently] We have nothing in common. They bore me. Being a parent is just feeding the mouth that bites you.


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Johnny Carson replaced Tom Ewell in the original Broadway production.
Doris Day wrote that her manager/husband Martin Melcher was terribly concerned over the box-office failure of this film and It Happened to Jane. Their failures caused Day to drop out of the Top Ten Box Office Stars. Day and Melcher had words about him hustling her into almost any film for the money instead of waiting to find good scripts that would have produced better results.
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