Trivia: The Great Race

  • Non-Singing Voice: Robin Ward sang "The Sweetheart Tree" instead of Natalie Wood. Wood sang "My Country 'tis of Thee" herself earlier on...you can tell because she sounds off-key.
  • Production Posse: Blake Edwards, director and co-writer, apparently brought along a good number of the personnel he'd previously worked with on his television shows, most prominently Henry Mancini and Ross Martin.
  • Those Two Actors: Tony Curtis and Natalie Wood in their third (and final) film together, and Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon in their second of two. Although, ask anyone to name a Tony Curtis/Jack Lemmon film, they'll probably think of the other one.