American couple Janet and Mike move to England for his business. She soon becomes paranoid that he is having an affair with his attractive secretary, and decides to get back at him by pretending she herself has been unfaithful.
Jane Osgood runs a lobster business, which supports her two young children. Railroad staff inattention ruins her shipment, so with her lawyer George, Jane sues Harry Foster Malone, director of the line and the "meanest man in the world".
The Pooles are unable to have a baby after years of trying. They apply to the Rock-A-Bye Adoption Agency, and are assigned Miss Novick as an investigator. Through a farfetched mis-communication she gets a very bad impression of Augie Poole and indicates her report will be unfavorable. Through even more far-fetched circumstances, Augie is able to change Miss Novick's mind, and later comes to believe the baby she is carrying is his. Rock-A-Bye does find the Pooles a baby, and Augie is convinced it is Miss Novick's, and that he is the real father...so much so that his wife comes to believe it, too. She threatens to leave him, but all the misunderstandings are finally cleared up for a happy ending.Written by
Ron Kerrigan <email@example.com>
In the scene when the women are on their bikes discussing the $1000 you can see leaves falling from the trees. However when the guys are inside, reference is made that the month is March. See more »
[When Isolde suspects Augie may be their adopted baby's biological father]
But you're not being fair - You're not giving Augie a chance!
He had his chance - and he took it!
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"The Tunnel of Love" is one of the most silly, unfunny and sordid comedies ever made. The filthy story has a sleazy character, Dick Pepper, performed by Gig Young, and two stupid and shallow characters, Isolde Poole and Alice Pepper, performed by Doris Day and Elisabeth Fraser.
From this cast, you may expect something like that. But the saddest surprise is the role of the great Richard Widmark, August "Augie" Poole, a messed-up character capable to be silly, liar, sleazy, an authentic scumbag and dumping his wonderful filmography in the garbage. My vote is three.
Title (Brazil): "O Túnel do Amor" ("The Tunnel of Love")
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