Because of poor audience reaction at test screenings, this film sat unreleased for a year before being sent to theaters. The delay did not help, as it received generally unfavorable reviews.
While talking about Broadway hits, Bob Hope's character mentions Mary, Mary, the film version of which Warner Bros. had turned into a Debbie Reynolds vehicle released later that same year.
The collage of stylized posters for Broadway plays (The Music Man, Life With Father, Fanny, Gypsy, Camelot) that appeared under the opening credits, were all productions that had (or in the case of Camelot, would later be) filmed by Warner Bros.
Jerome Cowan, seen here as Joe Rosenfield, was one of Hollywood's busiest character actors, with more than 220 titles in his Imdb filmography, among them Song of Bernadette, Miracle on 30th Street, The Maltese Falcon, nine appearances as George Radcliffe in Columbia's Blondie movies, and a supporting role in Judy Canova's Yokels-vs-Nazis comedy Joan of Ozark.