One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929-49, that were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. Its initial television broadcasts took place in Los Angeles Thursday 8 January 1959 on KNXT (Channel 2) and in St. Louis Friday 9 January 1959 on KMOX (Channel 4). In Seattle, it first aired 24 July 1959 on KIRO (Channel 7), in Phoenix 8 August 1959 on KVAR (Channel 12), in Milwaukee 27 September 1959 on WITI (Channel 6), in Pittsburgh 26 October on KDKA (Channel 2), in Detroit 29 October 1959 on WJBK (Channel 2), in Toledo 19 December 1959 on WTOL (Channel 11), in Omaha 22 December 1959 on KETV (Channel 7), in Grand Rapids 27 December 1959 on WOOD (Channel 8), in Chicago 29 December 1959 on WBBM (Channel 2), in New York City 26 March 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2), in Minneapolis 9 November 1960 on WTCN (Channel 11), in Philadelphia 22 December 1962 on WCAU (Channel 10), and in San Francisco 3 February 1963 on KPIX (Channel 5). It was released on DVD 27 April 2010 as one of six titles in Universal's Barbara Stanwyck Collection and on 13 July 2015 as a single as part of the Universal Vault Series; since that time, it's also enjoyed occasional airings on Turner Classic Movies.

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 28, 1943 with Barbara Stanwyck reprising her film role.

To practice for her role as a woman of 107, Barbara Stanwyck visited several retirement homes and interacted with the elderly women to emulate their mannerisms.

Hannah's age at the end of the film has been variously reported as 107 and 109.

Fifth of six film collaborations between Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrae.

Katharine Stevens, director Sam Wood's daughter, has the same name as Barbara Stanwyck's mother, albeit a different spelling.