* ActorAllusion: Clark Gable pretends to be a gangster, in the same year he played a real one in ''ManhattanMelodrama''.
* MoneyDearBoy: Both leads were only in the film to fulfill contractual obligations, and both would go on to win [[AcademyAward Oscars]].
* The film is rumored to have been a primary inspiration for WesternAnimation/BugsBunny, thanks to a scene where Peter talks quickly while chewing on a carrot, as well as another scene where he pretends to be a gangster and invents a person named Bugs.