Hearts of the West was one of the last features to be filmed on lot 2 MGM soon after this movie that property was sold and homes were built where all those sets used to be.
You mean you guys ain't cowboys?
Howard Pike: Well, sure we're cowboys. Whaddaya suppose we are? Weasels?
Howard Pike: Look at that guy's face, right there. Show him your profile, Wally. Now don't that look like a western type to you? That right there is a cowboy's face.
Wally: Reeks ...
When Tater is laying on his bed in the boarding house, an instrumental version of "I've Got a Feeling You're Foolin'" is playing on his radio. That song hadn't existed yet. It was an original song written for the motion picture 'Broadway Melody of 1936', 3 years after this movie takes place.
The film opens with the 1930's MGM logo.