"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on July 19, 1943 with Jean Hersholt reprising his film role.
Because of the suggested illicit romance and the suggested abortion in the movie, it was frequently cut. The Legion of Decency cited the movie as unfit for public exhibition.
Shot in fifteen days. Clark Gable was assigned to this film right after completing It Happened One Night, and was then immediately sent to New York once this film rapped so he could do promotional work for Capra's film.
The original Broadway production of "Men in White" by Sidney Kingsley opened on September 26, 1933 at the Broadhurst Theatre, ran for 351 performances and won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1934.
When the film was released, the play was still being performed in Los Angeles and New York. Release for those cities was delayed until the end of the run of the play.