During the making of the CD, it was discovered that half the "Play a Simple Melody" duet was deteriorated beyond repair, with the result that Ethel Merman
is credited on the CD label with singing with a "temporary vocal double for Dan Dailey
". However, the non-stereo version was intact and was added to the CD as well - they are tracks Fourteen and Fifteen. See more
When Tim goes to Vicki's and gets her, her assistant was going by with the purple dress and Vicki calls her assistant as Nellie and after Nellie says that it (the color) was what director picked, Vicki calls her assistant as Millie. See more
[speaking of their children
I want them to have an education... a real education. They have to learn arithmetic and spelling and geography.
You never went past the sixth grade... and it was probably the fourth grade, because you said it was the sixth.
My age is the only thing I lie about, and I don't add on, I take off.
All right, the sixth grade, but there's nothing wrong with your arithmetic. You can whistle 'Mandy', do an 'Off to Buffalo', and count the house at the same time, and tell me ...
A Sailor's Not a Sailor ('Til a Sailor's Been Tattooed)
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Ethel Merman
and Mitzi Gaynor See more