TV-G | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The working title of the film was Larceny Lane , which also was the British release title. Var mentions that this was Joan Blondell's first starring role. According to an ad in FD , Marian Marsh was originally announced for Joan Blondell's role. FD reports different end dates, in one case noting that shooting finished at the end of June and in another, that the film was completed in late July. Modern sources include Dick Cramer ( Cabbie ), Wade Boteler (Detective ), Ray Cooke and Edward Morgan ( Bellhops ) and Phil Sleeman ( Conman ) to the cast and credit Perc Westmore with makeup. Modern sources also note that Polly Walters replaced Dorothy Burgess. (AFI Catalog)
Lady in Hotel Lobby #3:
I laughed till I thought I'd die.
Lady in Hotel Lobby #4: I'd give a million to have seen that chump's face.
Lady in Hotel Lobby #3: You should have seen his expression when I told him I still had his letters.
Lady in Hotel Lobby #4: My motto is: speak all languages and write none.
At the start of the movie, a hotel elevator is indicated moving up more than three floors in one second - an impossibly fast speed, even today. Its return down is shown at a more realistic pace.