- California Doubling: Despite being one of the first live-action color films to film on location, this film was mainly filmed in rural California, instead of in Indiana.
- Died During Production: Harry Carey's final film. He passed away a year after shooting had completed, and the film was not released until more than a year afterward.
- Production Posse: Bobby Driscoll and Luana Patten, who previously appeared together in Song of the South and Melody Time
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