Made a year after True Grit (1969), it is based on a novel by the author of True Grit (Charles Portis), was adapted by the screenwriter of True Grit (Marguerite Roberts), and two of it's leads (Glen Campbell and Kim Darby) starred in True Grit.

This film was 'Hal Wallis''s last production for Paramount.

The last film of Cass Daley.

Michele Carey was offered the part of Maria but declined due to a contractual issue while filming the film Changes. She also stated it would be consecutive films working with actors in their first films such as Joe Namath and it was Glen's second film because on the film Changes she was working with Kent Lane in his first film.