- Acting for Two: Howard Keel plays both Smoky Callaway and his younger impersonator Stretch Barnes. Callaway has a much deeper voice than Barnes.
- Unintentional Period Piece: The film was made and set during the television cowboy fad of the early 1950s. The film even has a message at the end saying that it was meant to parody the phenomenon, not critique it.
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