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A Hollywood Reporter pre-production news item indicated that Constance Collier was originally cast in the title role. Hollywood Reporter pre-release news items list Edward Mortimer and Lotus Thompson in the cast, but their appearance in the released film has not been confirmed. Hollywood Reporter production charts credit Charles Clarke as the photographer of this film, and list actors Robert Greig and Marjorie Gateson in the cast, but their participation in the final film has not been confirmed. According to a contemporary New York Times news item, M-G-M paid $35,000 for the film rights to this story. A 1951 M-G-M remake of Kind Lady was directed by John Sturges and starred Ethel Barrymore and Maurice Evans. On December 2, 1949, the CBS television network aired a live Ford Theatre teleplay of Kind Lady, which was also directed by Sturges and starred Fay Bainter and Joseph Schildkraut. A Broadway Television Theatre production of Kind Lady, starring Sylvia Sidney, was broadcast on non-network television on November 30, 1953.