DeForest Kelley's first line in this film ends with, "This man's dead, captain."

Fredric March's character Ralph Hopkins is introduced with the exact same visual and plot premise as his character Jordan Lyman would be eight years later in Seven Days in May: pulling down his sleeve after his doctor takes his blood pressure and advises him to take things easy for a while for the sake of his health.

Author Sloan Wilson's personal choice to play Tom Rath in the film version of his best-selling novel was Montgomery Clift.

Average Shot Length (ASL) = 16 seconds