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Hollywood Reporter news items reveal the following about the production: This film was originally to have been produced by Peter R. Van Duinen's Atlantis Pictures Corp. After Atlantis split from PRC's distribution company in 1943, however, PRC formed its own production company, and purchased the Fine Arts Studios. Jive Junction was the first release of PRC Pictures, Inc. A Los Angeles Times news item indicates that Bob Crosby was initially slated to appear in the film. Jack George, Betty Alden, Joe Oakie, Myrna Dell, Tom Quinn, Bess Flowers, Venice Grove and Harry Strang are included in the cast in a Hollywood Reporter production chart, but their appearance in the released film has not been confirmed. The film marked Gerra Young's feature film debut. According to the Hollywood Reporter review, Young was PRC's first contract player, and director Edgar G. Ulmer was PRC's first contract director.