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.
Continuity mistake: When Stan pulls the door into Oliver's face, Oliver falls backwards and the spring on his back sends him skywards and onto the piano. When Oliver falls onto the piano, you can see that there is nothing on his stomach, but a few seconds later he is covered with piano hammers and other parts from the interior of a real piano.
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