This film was first telecast in New York City 8 January 1957 on WCBS (Channel 2); it first aired in Altoona PA 15 February 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), in Chicago 5 March 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), in Minneapolis 9 August 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), in Philadelphia 24 August 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), in Los Angeles 23 May 1958 on KTTV (Channel 11) , in Seattle 30 July 1958 on KING (Channel 5), and in San Francisco 6 March 1959 on KGO (Channel 7).

Pat O'Malley is supposed to be in this film as "Onlooker", but he does not appear.

Sixth entry in MGM's long-running and perpetually popular Dr. Kildare film franchise, with a plot capitalizing on the ice-skating movie craze propelled by the enormous success of 20th Century Fox's Sonia Henie vehicles.