- AFI's 100 Years 100 Laughs: #32
- Playing Against Type: This was one of the films that helped Myrna Loy finally break out of the "villainous foreign vamp" ghetto she had been toiling in. Ironically, she went on to become best known for playing nurturing wives and mothers.
- Write Who You Know: It's generally assumed that Hammett based Nick and Nora and their relationship on himself and his partner, writer Lillian Hellman (he was also a retired detective).
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