David Freedman's sketch "A Day at the Brokers" appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, which opened on Broadway on 30 January 1936. It had 115 performances and starred Fanny Brice, Bob Hope and Eve Arden.

Debut of Hillary Brooke.

RKO planned to do a sequel, "New Faces of 1938", but dropped the idea when this movie was not received very well.

The PCA at first refused to issue an approved certificate for the film because 'Eddie Rio''s pantomime of a lady taking a bath was considered vulgar. They eventually relented.