Continuity mistake: When Stan and Oliver escape from the Riffian in the store cupboard, Oliver knocks over a barrel of tacks on the floor and you can see that the barrel is facing left, but in the next shot it is now facing right.
Trivia: In 1992, seven days after celebrating his hundredth birthday, producer Hal Roach appeared as a guest on The Tonight Show, where Jay Leno was filling in for host Johnny Carson. When Leno asked Roach which of all the movies he had made was his own favourite, he selected Beau Hunks, mainly because Jean Harlow - who had started at Roach's studio but went on to become a star at MGM - appeared in this movie for nothing. Harlow's appearance in the movie was only through old publicity photographs she had made for the Roach studio.
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