Trivia: French Cancan
- The Cast Showoff: Philip Clay as Casimir. Arriving at Danglard's as a process server, he is so enthralled to be in the presence of the great showman that he promptly demonstrates his singing and contortionist skills. An impressed Danglard hires him on the spot.
- Hey, It's That Guy!:
- In the very last scene, director Jean Renoir cameos as a drunk stumbling around outside the Moulin Rouge.
- Édith Piaf has a small role as a singer Danglard recruits for the Moulin Rouge.