- This is the movie that the line "It's in the trees! It's coming!" was sampled from for the opening of Kate Bush song "The Hounds of Love".
- This film was mentioned in the opening song from the Rocky Horror Picture Show ("Science Fiction Double Feature"): "Dana Andrews said prunes gave him the runes, but passing them used lots of skill".
- Dana Andrews was so impressed with the director that when he returned to the United States he had Jacques Tourneur direct his next film, Fearmakers, The (1958).
- In interviews regarding this film, Dana Andrews credits the story to Oliver Onions. The story is actually based on "Casting the Runes" by M.R. James.
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