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"Academy Award Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 11, 1946 with Ronald Colman reprising his film role.

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onOctober 16, 1939 with Frances Dee reprising her film role.

William Farnum, who plays Gen. Barbezier, starred as Villon in the first film version of If I Were King in 1920.

Darryl Hickman's film debut.

One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.

This film marked the second Oscar nomination that art director Hans Dreier received for working on the same story. He had been nominated for working on the 1930 film The Vagabond King, which was a musical version of "If I Were King".