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
"I Don't Want to Be a Gentleman" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"I Have You to Thank" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"I'm in Pursuit of Happiness" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"It's a Glorious Fourth" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"It's Terribly, Horribly, Frightfully Nice" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"Kickapoo Kick" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"Oh Those Americans" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"Ride on a Rainbow" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"Way to a Family's Heart" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"Welcome Home" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (M)
"When You Dance in Paris" Ruggles of Red Gap Jule Styne (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.

 

 

 

 

 

A scene where Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell are dressed in black and yellow costumes traveling around a setting at the Eiffel Tower in Paris singing “Sunshine, Sunshine” that was cut from the score of the 1953 musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes