Because the Dewey-Truman presidential race was going on during filming, one of Mary Wickes' lines was shot with both candidates names in it. The original print used Dewey as the winner. When Truman unexpectedly won, the other version was quickly printed and rushed to theaters.
As a result of the success of this film, Warner Brothers gave Bette Davis a new contract for four films at $10,285 per week ($104,000/wk in 2016), making her the highest paid woman in the U.S. at the time.
The method for strengthening hard cider mentioned in this movie, was also referred to in W.C. Fields' movie, "The Man On The Flying Trapeze." Fields was arrested for making "Jersey Lightning" by freezing hard cider, which concentrates the alcohol by removing water.
This film's earliest documented telecasts took place in Tucson Thursday 16 August 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9), in Los Angeles Sunday 9 September 1956 on KNXT (Channel 2), in Salt Lake City Friday 21 September 1956 on KUTV (Channel 2), in Albuquerque Sunday 23 September 1956 on KOAT (Channel 7), in Bellingham WA Friday 28 September 1956 on KVOS (Channel 12), and in Boston Tuesday 13 November 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4).