The Smiths open their album "The Queen Is Dead" with the scene of the character Mavis leading a chorus of "Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty".
A very young Paula Prentiss was offered the leading role of "Jane" by director Bryan Forbes, but they would not work together until The Stepford Wives (1975).
Gerald Sim (Doctor in Hospital) was the brother-in-law of producer Sir Richard Attenborough.
The rent of forty-two shillings per week is the equivalent of forty pounds sterling (fifty-two dollars and fifty cents) in 2016.
The film was green-lighted as result of a famous star, Leslie Caron, agreeing to play the lead (she was living in England at the time, following her marriage to Peter Hall). As a result, the lead character she played was changed into a Frenchwoman, having been English in the original novel.