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Anita Ekberg and Ursula Andress both did nude screen tests, Hollywood's first. However the censors removed all nudity from the finished film.
Director Robert Aldrich intensely disliked Frank Sinatra's non-professional attitude and tried unsuccessfully to have him dismissed from the film.
The role of Maxine Richter was originally intended for Gina Lollobrigida.
During one scene in the film, we see a building with a painted sign for the "SAM Company". "SAM" is the name of the production company that made the film and it stood for Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.
Bette Davis declined a role in this film to do Dead Ringer (1964).
The riverboat 'Sultana' shares the same name of an overloaded Mississippi riverboat side-wheeler that exploded and sunk on April 27, 1865 transporting Union troops returning from Confederate prison camps during the closing days of the Civil War.
Gene LeBell's stunt debut.
About nine minutes in, after the stage wreck, Frank and Dean both have dialog using a variation of the song title "These boots are made for walkin'" that was a mega-hit three years later when Nancy Sinatra recorded it.

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