Regis Toomey's film debut.
Alternative scenes were shot for a silent version of the film which was released simultaneously.
Based on the Broadway play: Nightstick (1927). Melodrama. Written by John Griffith Wray, J.C. Nugent, Elliott Nugent, and Elaine S. Carrington. Directed and produced by Crosby Gaige. Selwyn Theatre: 10 Nov 1927-Jan 1928 (closing date unknown/84 performances). Cast: Velma Forrest, Kathryn Givney, Raymond Hackett, Harry R. Irving, Charles Kennedy (as "Pete Manning"), Victor Kilian, Judith Lowry, Thomas Mitchell, Edgar Nelson, Lee Patrick (as "Joan Manning"), Harry Stubbs, William Tennyson, Edna White, John Wray. Produced on film as Alibi by United Artists and released in April, 1929 (in both talkie and silent versions).