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According to a Hollywood Reporter news item, Richard Connell and Gladys Lehman were slated to write the original screenplay for this film, which was to star Allan Jones and Bert Wheeler. This film marked Tommy Dorsey's first appearance in a feature film, as well as the first screen appearance of Frank Sinatra, who was the featured singer with Dorsey's band at the time. News items also report that Esther Fernndez, Teddy Hart and Ellen Drew were considered for roles in the film, and that a party scene was filmed on location in Las Vegas, NV. According to copyright records, Red Donahue and his mule started in vaudeville in 1912. The song "Dolores" was nominated for an Academy Award.