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The working title of this film was The Apache Outpost. The picture was filmed on location in Tucson, AZ. Although Rhonda Fleming's and John Ridgely's character's surname is listed as "McCloud" in reviews and other sources, they are called "McQuade" in the film. According to a studio publicity item, Arizona governor Dan E. Garvey was cast in the picture as a soldier. His appearance the final film has not been confirmed, however. Hollywood Reporter news items add Harold Goodwin, Tony Noriega, Isabel Wayne, R. N. Cope, W. K. Carson, Thomas McHeaney, Jeannette Dumas, Jean Lely, Patricia Steel and June DesLierres to the cast, but their appearance in the final film has not been confirmed. A modern source includes Iron Eyes Cody in the cast. Although a modern source claims that this film is a remake of a 1935 Paramount film of the same title, the two pictures are not related.