- Tiffany Bolling was cast in the film but had to drop out when she developed pneumonia.
- DIRCAMEO(Sam Peckinpah): for one fleeting shot, passing through the Palace Bar in the film. He appears immediately after Barbara Leigh's friend asks for "Three double bourbons" just before Steve McQueen asks her to dance.
- Final film of Mary Murphy.
- Ida Lupino hired Sam Peckinpah to work on her series Mr. Adams and Eve after she found him living in a shack behind her property. He paid her back by casting her in this film some years later.
- The yellow dog that you see in the movie is the grandson to Spike the dog, from the movie Old Yeller.