This film was one of RKO's biggest failures of 1935. This flop hastened Ann Harding's end as a top RKO star.
Preview running times suggest the studio cut the film by at least 12 minutes before its release.
The movie had a British remake in 1991, Enchanted April (1991), that resulted quite successful, on the contrary of this film.
The play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 24 August 1925 and had 32 performances. The cast included Elisabeth Risdon as Lottie Wilkins, Barry O'Moore as Mellersh Wilkins and Alison Skipworth as Mrs. Fisher.