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(1950)

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Mickey Rooney co-financed the film with Peter Lorre.
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This film has one of the first examples of product placement with a box of Bit-O-Honey candy bars by Jeanne Cagney's cash register.
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Mickey Rooney attempted to withdraw from the production, but Producer Samuel H. Stiefel held him to his contract.
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(At around twenty-four minutes) In the bar scene, there are cases of Pepsi in the background. The ditty Shorty sings on the way to his car is the Pepsi jingle of the era with different lyrics.
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Fritz Lang was considered for director.
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Ava Gardner and Jean Wallace were considered for this film.
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The auto dealership where Dan (Mickey Rooney) works, Mackie Motors, is a dual-brand dealership selling Mercurys and Studebakers, both of which have been discontinued since the film was made. The model Dan takes off the lot is a 1949 Mercury two-door coupe, a very popular model with the teen set in later years.
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During a nightclub scene, swing-era bandleader Red Nichols and His Five Pennies are seen and heard.
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