Film debut of Rosalind Russell.

The third of 14 films pairing William Powell and Myrna Loy.

This film was a success for MGM at the box office, earning a profit of $244,000 ($4.4M in 2016) according to studio records.

Of the 14 onscreen pairings of William Powell and Myrna Loy, this is the only one in which she is the main lead character over him, in terms of significance to the plot.

This film was initially telecast in Los Angeles Thursday 31 October 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Philadelphia Wednesday 19 February 1959 on WFIL (Channel 6) and by San Francisco 15 October 1958 on KGO (Channel 7).

Both juries on the murder trials of the two women are all middle aged or older white men. Women weren't yet equally considered for jury duty.