Leo Robin

THE SILVER SCREEN & THE GREAT WHITE WAY

Going to the Movies

Going to the Movies

The Silver Screen & The Great White Way is a comprehensive list of all the works created by Leo Robin from nearly 200 movies and a great many Broadway shows, as well as television programs among other works. To access a select list of the films with the most acclaimed songs, historical significance and interesting details,  click here: Favorite Music Films.

 

 

 

 

SONGS THE WORKS CO-WRITERS
"For Honor" Playboy of Paris (aka The Little Cafe) Newell Chase (M); Richard A. Whiting (M)
"It's a Great Life If You Don't Weaken" Playboy of Paris (aka The Little Cafe) Richard A. Whiting (M); Newell Chase (M)
"My Ideal" Playboy of Paris (aka The Little Cafe) Richard A. Whiting (M); Newell Chase (M)
"When It's Daylight Saving Time in Oshkosh" Playboy of Paris (aka The Little Cafe) Richard A. Whiting (M)
"Yvonne's Song" Playboy of Paris (aka The Little Cafe) Richard A. Whiting (M); Newell Chase (M)

 

 

 

 

 

The 26th Academy Awards at the Pantages Theatre (1954)

The 26th Academy Awards at the Pantages Theatre (1954)

Leo Robin was nominated for Ten Best Song Academy Awards including, in 1953, for “My Flaming Heart” that was featured in Small Town Girl. In 1938, he won the Oscar for “Thanks for the Memory.” For a complete list of awards and honors, click here: Awards & Honors.

 

 

 

 

 

Premiere of "Morocco" starring Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

Premiere of “Morocco” starring Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.

Night view shows theater lights and throngs of fans packing the streets for blocks around Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Publicity of Hollywood premiers usually brought stars and other distinguished visitors to magnificent events such as the one seen here. To access a select list of the films with the most acclaimed songs, historical significance and interesting details,  click here: Favorite Music Films.