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The working title of this film was Riders of the Sunset Trail. The opening title card to the film reads "Republic Pictures presents The Three Mesquiteers in Code of the Outlaw," followed by pictures of Bob Steele, Tom Tyler and Rufe Davis with their names and characters names superimposed. According to a Hollywood Reporter news item, Ivan Goff was to work on the script; however, the extent of his contribution to the completed picture has not been determined. Modern sources include Wally West and Cactus Mack in the cast. For more information about the series, consult the Series Index and the entry for The Three Mesquiteers (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40; F3.4617).