- Because the contracts of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart contained a clause stating they were a team, they both got on screen credit for the lyrics of the songs, even though only Hart wrote them.
- MGM hired at least 500 extras for the "Merry Widow" dance number.
- It took 4 months and 12 seamstresses to make Adrian's two dozen designs for Jeanette MacDonald's gowns.
- The 1000 gas chandeliers on the sets took two hours to turn on.
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