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A reprise of "I Had A Dream" performed by Esther Williams and George Sanders was filmed but cut from the release print.
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An outtake of Jo Ann Greer singing a duet of "I Have a Dream" with George Sanders is included on the soundtrack CD box set for That's Entertainment! (1974).
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Instead of using water-based paint to decorate the elephants they hired from the circus, MGM technicians used oil-based paint, which took months to wear off. The circus ended up suing the studio because audiences laughed at the "gay pachyderms", according to director George Sidney.
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When weather proved uncooperative at the Catalina Island location where they were shooting, production was relocated to Silver Springs, FL.
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The pressbook cites a song entitled "This Is What I Love" by Burton Lane and Harold Adamson, which must have been cut from the release print at the last minute.
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MGM originally bought the rights to Robert E. Sherwood's play back in 1926, intending to film it with Greta Garbo.
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This film did very poorly at the box office resulting in a loss of $2,232,000 ($20.1M in 2016) for MGM according to studio records.
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Due to a punctured eardrum, Esther Williams underwater work was limited. Ginger Stanley was used as her body double in a lot of the underwater scenes.
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Williams refused to do the scene where Amytis rides a horse off a cliff and MGM refused to cut the scene. So platform diver Al Lewin did the stunt in one take - and broke his back in the process.
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