- Non-Singing Voice: Zsa Zsa Gabor's singing was dubbed by Muriel Smith.
- Old Shame: When John Huston appeared on Desert Island Discs in 1973, host Roy Plomley told him that this movie was a personal favorite of his. Huston replied "I don't think it's one of my best films", adding that 1950s censorship constraints had made it impossible to tell the story of Henri de Toulouse Lautrec's life honestly.
- Romance on the Set: Producer Jack Clayton met and and later married actress Katherine Kath while making this film.
- Talking to Himself: José Ferrer plays both Henri and the Comte.
Trivia / Moulin Rouge (1952)