The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film.
There are numerous uses of the "Flying W" stunt in which horses' front legs are tied with wire and and when the length ran out, animal and rider took a nasty spill, sometimes injuring or even killing one or the other. After the disastrous injuries incurred during the filming of "The Charge of the Light Brigade" in 1936 in which three dozen horses suffered broken legs and had to be destroyed, there was a movement to outlaw the practice.
1930s country comedian Lou Fulton plays a stutterer who is a source of distastefully uncomfortable amusement and ridicule, something that would not be politically correct today. His movie career was mercifully short.
In the second episode of the Three Mesquiteers series, "Ghost Town Gold" the audience is shown the genesis of the Alibi/Elmer relationship as Joslin wins him in a sideshow shooting gallery. In this sixth entry in the series, Alibi acquires his dummy friend by buying him in a haberdashery.