John Wayne plays a druggist. In real life, his father was a licensed pharmacist.

Albert Dekker was borrowed from Paramount for this production.

The parrot's second line was done by a fellow speaking in a falsetto voice. The parrot's first line was ad-libbed by the parrot.

Takes place during the California Gold Rush of 1849.

Debut of actress Jessie Proctor.

Patsy Kelly and Edgar Kennedy, paired off here as a battling couple, were both veterans of the Hal Roach Studios, with Kennedy going back to the silents. At Roach they supported Laurel and Hardy, Charley Chase, Thelma Todd, and others, but this is the only film in which they appear together.