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The rubber-faced banjo player, Freddy Morgan, claimed in his later years that additional comic sequences featuring him were deleted from the movie at the insistence of Buddy Hackett.
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Final film of George Cleveland.
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Originally slated to star Bud Abbott and Lou Costello (who shot some scenes and who can be distinguished in a few long shots), Costello's ill health forced the withdrawal of the duo from the picture. Universal replaced them with Buddy Hackett and Hugh O'Brian.
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One of the main reason Spike Jones and His City Slickers were chosen for this film was that they had a popular network television shown on NBC. Universal also benefited when free plugs for the film would appear on the show.
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Stafford Repp's movie debut.
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Buddy Hackett replaces Lou Costello in this film and 25 years later played him in the TV biography Bud and Lou (1978).
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