Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening.
Preston Sturges originally wanted Barbara Stanwyck to play The Girl.
John L. Sullivan:
Why don't you go back with the car... You look about as much like a boy as Mae West.
The Girl: All right, they'll think I'm you're frail.
Burrows: I believe it's called a beazle
Burrows: , Miss... if memory serves.
When Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake, disguised as hobos, walk along a moonlit river, the legs of a stagehand are clearly seen from the knees down in a tree above their heads.
In the opening credits, the Paramount logo is depicted as a seal on a package wrapped in brown paper. The package is opened, revealing a book with the title of the movie. The pages are turned to show the credits.
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