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The working title of this film was The Invisible Snatch. The viewed print listed The Amazing Transparent Man as "an Exclusive Roadshow Attraction," which May have been the name of a later distributor. The film ends with Ivan Triesault, as "Dr. Peter Ulof," facing the camera and asking the audience, "What would you do?" Although the film's credits include a 1960 copyright statement for Miller Consolidated Pictures, it was not registered for copyright at the time of its release. However, according to copyright records, a videocassette of the film was registered by Miller Consolidated Pictures on July 11, 1986 under the number PA-307-928.
The Amazing Transparent Man, which was filmed back-to-back in Dallas, TX with another Edgar G. Ulmer film, Beyond the Time Barrier (see below), was originally released by its producers, according to a December 7, 1959 Hollywood Reporter news item. The item also noted that at that time, the film had been "booked in more than 100 theatres in the Pacific Northwest. According to modern sources, upon the bankruptcy of MCP Film Distributing Co., the film was picked up by American International. The picture marked the final feature film appearance of actress Marguerite Chapman (1918-1999). The Amazing Transparent Man was featured on the television series Mystery Science Theater 3000 in March 1995.