One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. It was released on DVD 6 May 2003 in tandem with Rhythm on the River (1940) as part of Universal's Bing Crosby Collection, and again 11 November 2014 as one of 24 titles in Universal's Bing Crosby Silver Screen Collection. Since that time, it's also received an occasional airing on cable TV on Turner Classic Movies.
Weldon Bascom was the stunt double for Bing Crosby riding a bucking horse in the rodeo scene at Madison Square Gardens, where Bascom was an actual contestant in the rodeo taking place at the same time as the filming of the movie.
Weldon Bascom was born in Utah, but raised in Canada as an American Canadian and lived in Mississippi where he and his older brother Earl Bascom produced the first rodeo in the world held outdoors at night under electric lights.