According to Hedda Hopper
in her column of January 25, 1953, despite his small role in this film, Robert Wagner
began receiving 3,000 fan letters a week at the studio, convincing boss Darryl F. Zanuck
to begin building up Wagner for stardom. See more
First, I'm gonna play your theme song. This comes right after the opening number As the curtains part, you're sitting there, better still, standing - if we can figure some way to prop you up. You're posing for this artist, the tenor. That's you, Clancy.
Well, that's typecasting, all right.
As it happens, you're nuts about Jane, but there are reasons why you can't tell her so yet.
I know one good reason. I ain't a boy.
Well, he walks over to you, and you have a few lines of dialogue. ...