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(1950)

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William Katt, Barbara Hale's son said in a 2007 interview that she was pregnant with him during the filming of this movie as well as Lorna Doone (1951).
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Pete Spooner's suggested answer to the radio show's "tortoise and hare" qualifying question is "Middleground and Your Host". This is a reference to two famous racehorses of the day. Your Host was favored to win the 1950 Kentucky Derby but faded badly and lost to Middleground.
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During the discussion about income tax due on the prizes, the tax filing date of March 15 is mentioned. The current filing date of April 15 was changed in 1955, five years after the film was released.
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The scene where Tommy's head becomes trapped in the railings of the staircase was inspired by a similar incident involving Delia Ephron, daughter of the film's screenwriters' Henry Ephron and Phoebe Ephron.
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