An uncredited Busby Berkeley directed the musical sequence where Joan Blondell sings "Daddy"

Was Jane Wyman's favorite role.

Prior to production, Bette Davis was front runner for role eventually played by Jane Wyman.

Les Tremayne's first film.

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 24, 1952 with Jane Wyman reprising her film role.

Features Joan Blondell's only Oscar nominated performance.

Producer Jerry Wald hoped to coax Greta Garbo out of retirement for this role. He was unsuccessful.

This was Cyril Cusack's Hollywood debut.