David Torrence was at one time cast as the Prime Minister, but did not appear in the film.

Darryl F. Zanuck's sheepdog is seen in the film.

George Arliss asked Warner Bros. to buy the play on which this film was based while he was under contract there in 1931. Warners bought the play but did not make the film. When Arliss left Warners, he convinced Darryl F. Zanuck to purchase the play from Warners for 20th Century Pictures, where it was eventually made.

George Hembert Westley's play was unpublished, but copyrighted 11 May 1932.

Director Alfred L. Werker was briefly taken ill and Sidney Lanfield filled in as director for a few days.

The brief closing scene was shot in the three-strip Technicolor process.