- Big Name Fan: This was Eugene O'Neill's favorite film. John Ford gave him a print of it, which O'Neill wore out from repeated playing of the reel.
- Fake Nationality: John Wayne playing a Swede.
- Real-Life Relative: Barry Fitzgerald, who plays the character of Cocky, and Arthur Shields, who played Donkeyman, were brothers in real life. They also appeared together in John Ford's The Quiet Man.
Trivia / The Long Voyage Home