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According to Film Daily, Johnny Mack Brown replaced Lyle Talbot. William Dieterle was originally assigned to direct but according to a news item in August 8, 1933 Film Daily, William Wellman replaced him when Dieterle became seriously ill. Michael Curtiz took over directorial duties when Wellman had to begin College Coach. International Photographer indicates that Henry Blanke was originally the producer. Warner Bros. production records in the file on the film at the AMPAS library state that the film was made for a total cost of $260,000. According to modern sources, shots of the heroine's house were filmed at the Ennis House in the Hollywood Hills, which was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Modern sources list these additional players: Sterling Holloway, Robert Grieg, Robert Warwick, William B. Davidson, Irving Bacon, Larry Steers, Wallis Clark, Bob McKenzie, Joseph Crehan, Frank Darien, Willard Robertson, Charles Grapewin and Ethel Wales.