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Although the print was not viewed, screen credits were taken from a cutting continuity contained in the copyright files. Although the film was registered for copyright by Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. on February 1, 1971, onscreen credits contain a 1970 copyright statement for Frankovich Productions, Inc. According to an October 1967 Hollywood Reporter news item, Columbia Pictures bought the screen rights to Frank G. Slaughter's novel when it was still in galley proofs.
A September 1969 Daily Variety news item noted that Barbara Eden was being considered for a role in the film. According to the Variety review, Dyan Cannon, who received first billing in the film, only appeared in the first eight minutes of the picture. Filmfacts added that location filming was done around Costa Mesa and La Costa, California. Studio publicity contained in the film's files at the AMPAS Library adds that the country club scenes were filmed at La Costa Resort Hotel and Spa near La Jolla, California. Modern sources add Paul Bradley and June Foray to the cast.