Announced cost of film: $750,000.
Production begun in September 1926 for a silent film, with release announced for December. It did not appear, and was instead released in 1928 with a sound track, including a synchronized version of the title song being sung.
The Library of Congress has reels 1, 2 and 5, while reels 2, 5 and 7 currently survive at the UCLA film and television archives.
What most likely was a silent version of the film was shown at the Astoria Theater in London in September 1927.