George Burns later told Gregory Peck that his reaction to getting the plate turned over in his lap was one of the best of its kind Burns had ever seen.

James Stewart and Grace Kelly were intended to be the co-stars of this movie, but when Kelly became betrothed to Prince Rainier of Monaco, Stewart decided not to do it (a decision he later said he regretted), and the leading roles went to Gregory Peck and Lauren Bacall.

Joshua Logan was first choice for director.

Average Shot Length = ~12.8 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~13.4 seconds.

In the rehearsal scene Dolores Gray sings "Music is Better than Words", a song that she originally performed in It's Always Fair Weather.

MGM costume designer Helen Rose came up with the idea for this movie about a fashion designer.