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Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 – December 29, 1984) was an American composer, lyricist and songwriter. He is probably best known for collaborating with Ralph Rainger on the 1938 Oscar-winning song "Thanks for the Memory", sung by Bob Hope and Shirley Ross in the film The Big Broadcast of 1938; collaborating with Jule Styne to write the score for the Broadway Musical Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, which starred Carol Channing who introduced the iconic song “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend,” a few years later, Marilyn Monroe would reprise the role in the 1953 movie version; and collaborating with Ralph Rainger to write the song "Easy Living" for the 1937 film of the same name.[1] [2]

Since the debut of "Easy Living," it has become a jazz standard, made famous by Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and many other jazz singers. It has regularly appeared in popular culture.[3] It was heard again on the silver screen in the 1940 Christmas film Remember the Night and again in the 1949 film of the same as the song. Since then, it has been used in Clint Eastwood's critically acclaimed The Bridges of Madison County (1995), Academy Award-nominee Carol (2015) and many other movies and stage shows, most recently in the multitude of productions of the show Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, a play about Billie Holiday performing in a run-down bar and recounting some events in her life during one of her last performances, that has gone from Broadway (2014) to where it's at currently, the West End (2017).[4]

Biography

Robin was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and studied at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and at Carnegie Tech's drama school. He later worked as a reporter and as a publicist.

Robin's first hits came in 1926 with the Broadway production By the Way, with hits in several other musicals immediately following, such as Bubbling Over (1926), Hit the Deck, Judy (1927), and Hello Yourself (1928). In 1932, Robin went out to Hollywood to work for Paramount Pictures. His principal collaborator was composer Ralph Rainger, together they became one of the leading film songwriting duos of the 1930s and early 1940s, writing over 50 hits. Robin and Rainger worked together until Rainger's untimely death in a plane crash on October 23, 1942. Robin continued to collaborate with many other composers over the years, including Vincent Youmans, Sam Coslow, Richard A. Whiting, and Nacio Herb Brown. Leo Robin collaborated with Rainger on the 1938 Oscar-winning song "Thanks for the Memory," sung by Bob Hope in the film The Big Broadcast of 1938, which was to become Hope's signature tune.[5]

Robin collaborated on the score for the 1955 musical film My Sister Eileen with Jule Styne, then officially retired from the movie industry. He is a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, having been inducted in 1972. Robin wrote many popular songs, mostly for film and television, including "Louise," "Beyond the Blue Horizon" (both songs co-written by Richard A. Whiting), "Prisoner of Love" and "Blue Hawaii".

Death

Robin died of heart failure in Woodland Hills, California at the age of 84 and was interred in the Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery in Culver City, California.

Work on films

Leo worked in more then 200 films[6] including;

  • A Bedtime Story
  • Angel
  • Cadet Girl
  • Easy Living
  • Small Town Girl
  • The Crusades
Work on Broadway
  • Hit the Deck (1927), musical - co-lyricist
  • Allez-oop (1927), revue - lyricist
  • Just Fancy (1927), musical - lyricist
  • Hello Yourself (1928), musical - lyricist
  • Tattle Tales (1933), revue - contributing lyricist
  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949), musical - lyricist
  • The Girl in Pink Tights (1954), musical - lyricist
  • Lorelei (Gentlemen Still Prefer Blondes) (1974), musical - lyricist

Posthumous credits or shows in which pre-written songs by Leo Robin were featured include:

Academy awards

In 1938, he won the Oscar for “Thanks for the Memory.” [7] Leo Robin was nominated for Ten Best Song Academy Awards[8]

Songs

The Leo Robin Songbook is a catalog of over five hundred songs that Leo Robin wrote for Films and Broadway.[9]

References
  1. Prial, Frank J. (2007-03-06). "Marni Nixon - My Fair Lady - Theater". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  2. Wilson, John S. (1987-04-30). "CABARET: RAINGER REVUE". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  3. "Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial: Is It Possible to Reinvent This Artist?". PopMatters. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  4. Billington, Michael (2017-06-27). "Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill review – Audra McDonald sings the blues for Billie Holiday". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  5. "Leo Robin", Michael Feinstein's Great American Songbook.
  6. "THE SILVER SCREEN & THE GREAT WHITE WAY | Leo Robin". leorobin.com. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  7. "Leo Robin, the LyricistWho Won 1938 Oscar". The New York Times. 1985-01-03. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  8. "Leo Robin". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
  9. "Songbook | Leo Robin". leorobin.com. Retrieved 2017-09-07.
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Melissa Chessington Leo (born September 14, 1960) is an American actress. After appearing on several television shows and films in the 1980s, a regular on the television shows All My Children and The Young Riders , in 1985 she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her performance on All My Children. Her breakthrough role came in 1993 as Det. Sgt. Kay Howard on the television series Homicide: Life on the Street for the show's first five seasons (1993–97). Leo received critical acclaim for her performance as Ray Eddy in the 2008 film Frozen River , earning several nominations and awards, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress . In 2010, Leo won several awards for her performance as Alice Eklund-Ward in the film The Fighter , including the Golden Globe , SAG , and Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress . In 2013 she won the Emmy Award for her guest-role on the television series Louie . She starred in the 2015 Fox event series Wayward Pines as Nurse Pam. She starred in Netflix 's 2017 film



Journey to a Star

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Journey to a Star is a song written by Harry Warren and Leo Robin . It was a charted recording in 1944 by Judy Garland . References Billboard - Google Books Great Performances . Artists . Harry Warren | PBS Journey to a Star is a song written by Harry Warren and Leo Robin . It was a charted recording in 1944 by Judy Garland . References Billboard - Google Books Great Performances . Artists . Harry Warren | PBS



Victoria (TV series)

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Victoria is a British drama television series created by Daisy Goodwin and stars Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria . The series was announced in September 2015. Victoria premiered on 28 August 2016 on ITV . The first series consisted of eight episodes, and concluded on 9 October 2016. In September 2016, ITV renewed Victoria for an eight-episode second series, which premiered on 27 August 2017, and will be followed by a 2017 Christmas special. Premise The first series depicts the first few years of the reign of Queen Victoria , portrayed by Jenna Coleman , from her accession to the throne at the age of eighteen, to her intense friendship and infatuation with Lord Melbourne , to her courtship and early marriage to Prince Albert ( Tom Hughes ) and finally to the birth of their first child, Victoria . The second series follows Victoria's struggles on managing her role as Queen with that of her duties to her husband and children. Cast Main Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria Tom Hughes as Prince Albert Peter Bowles as t



Robin of Locksley (film)

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Robin of Locksley is a 1996 television movie directed by Michael Kennedy . It stars Devon Sawa , Joshua Jackson and Sarah Chalke . Plot Robin McAllister (Devon Sawa) and his family win the lottery and they end up moving from Kansas City to Seattle where Robin attends Locksley Academy, a wealthy private school. While there Robin comes up with a plan to help one of his friends who was hurt and needs money for an operation by robbing from John Prince Sr., the head of a very wealthy corporation. Robin becomes friends with a couple of misfits at school named Will Scarlett (Billy O'Sullivan) and Little John ( Tyler Labine ) and also falls for a girl named Marian ( Sarah Chalke ) who helps train the horses that Robin's family has. While helping out his friends Robin becomes an enemy of John Prince Jr. (Joshua Jackson), the big shot rich kid at school and his friends Warner and Gibson who are also the sons of rich parents. Then Robin goes to join the archery team but is not allowed to because of John Prince Jr. so he



Robin Ventura

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Robin Mark Ventura ( ven- TURR -ə ; born July 14, 1967) is an American former professional baseball third baseman and manager . Ventura played 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago White Sox , New York Mets , New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers . He was also the manager for the White Sox for five seasons. The White Sox selected Ventura with the tenth overall pick in the 1988 amateur draft from Oklahoma State University (OSU). He is a six-time Rawlings Gold Glove winner, two-time MLB All-Star selection and a National College Baseball Hall of Fame inductee. While playing college baseball for the Cowboys at OSU, Ventura was a three-time All-American who authored a Division I -record 58-game hitting streak . In 1988, he won the Dick Howser Trophy and Golden Spikes Award and played for the gold medal-winning Olympic baseball team. In his MLB career, he hit 18 grand slams , ranking fifth all-time. In Game 5 of the 1999 National League Championship Series , Ventura hit the " Grand Slam Singl



A Gal in Calico

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"A Gal in Calico" is a song by American composer Arthur Schwartz introduced in the 1946 film The Time, the Place and the Girl . The words were written by Leo Robin . In the film, it was performed by Dennis Morgan , Jack Carson , Martha Vickers (dubbed by Sally Sweetland ) and chorus. It was nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Song of 1948 but lost out to " Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah ". There were four versions in the Billboard charts : Johnny Mercer (reached No. 5 in 1946); Tex Beneke (No. 6 in 1947); Benny Goodman (No. 6 in 1947) and Bing Crosby (recorded May 7, 1946, No. 8 in 1947). The song has also been recorded by Steve Lawrence (in his 1963 "Swinging West" album), Tony Martin , Vic Damone and by jazz icons Ahmad Jamal and Miles Davis . In the 1970s it appeared on the album Pastiche by The Manhattan Transfer . The song is whistled briefly early in the film " The Story of Seabiscuit " (1949) by Lon McCallister . References "Internet Movie Database" . imdb.com . Retrieved September 21, 2016 . "A Bing



Vincent Youmans

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Vincent Millie Youmans (September 27, 1898 – April 5, 1946) was an American Broadway composer and producer. A leading Broadway composer of his day, Youmans collaborated with virtually all the greatest lyricists on Broadway: Ira Gershwin , Otto Harbach , Oscar Hammerstein II , Irving Caesar , Anne Caldwell , Leo Robin , Howard Dietz , Clifford Grey , Billy Rose , Edward Eliscu , Edward Heyman , Harold Adamson , Buddy De Sylva and Gus Kahn . Youmans' early songs are remarkable for their economy of melodic material: two-, three- or four-note phrases are constantly repeated and varied by subtle harmonic or rhythmic changes. In later years, however, apparently influenced by Jerome Kern , he turned to longer musical sentences and more free-flowing melodic lines. Youmans published fewer than 100 songs, but 18 of these were considered standards by ASCAP , a remarkably high percentage. Biography Youmans was born in New York City into a prosperous family of hat makers. When he was two, his father moved the family to



Luke Evans (actor)

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Luke Evans (born 15 April 1979) is a Welsh actor. Evans began his career on the stage, performing in many of London's West End productions such as Rent , Miss Saigon , and Piaf before getting his Hollywood breakthrough role starring in the Clash of the Titans 2010 remake. Following his debut, Evans was cast in such action and thriller films as Immortals (2011), The Raven (2012), and the re-imagined The Three Musketeers (2011). In 2013, Evans starred as the main antagonist Owen Shaw in the blockbuster Fast & Furious 6 , and also played Bard the Bowman in Peter Jackson 's three-part adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien 's The Hobbit . Evans also portrayed the vampire Dracula in the character's film origin story, Dracula Untold . In 2017, Evans starred as Gaston in Disney's live action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast . Early life Evans was born in Pontypool , and brought up in Aberbargoed , a small town in the Rhymney Valley , Wales, the only child of Yvonne and David Evans. He was raised as a Jehovah's



Billie Jean King

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Billie Jean King (née Moffitt ; born November 22, 1943) is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player . King won 39 Grand Slam titles: 12 in singles, 16 in women's doubles, and 11 in mixed doubles. King won the singles title at the inaugural WTA Tour Championships . King often represented the United States in the Federation Cup and the Wightman Cup . She was a member of the victorious United States team in seven Federation Cups and nine Wightman Cups. For three years, King was the United States' captain in the Federation Cup. King is an advocate for gender equality and has long been a pioneer for equality and social justice. In 1973, at age 29, she won the Battle of the Sexes tennis match against the 55-year-old Bobby Riggs , and was the founder of the Women's Tennis Association and the Women's Sports Foundation . Regarded by many in the sport as one of the greatest tennis players of all time, King was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987. The Fed Cup Award of Excell



The Dance of Life

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'> The Dance of Life The Dance of Life (1929) is the first of three film adaptations of the popular Broadway play Burlesque , the others being Swing High, Swing Low (1937) and When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948). The Dance of Life was shot at Paramount's Astoria Studios in Astoria, Queens , and included Technicolor sequences, directed by John Cromwell and A. Edward Sutherland . In 1957, the film entered the public domain (in the USA) due to the claimants failure to renew its copyright registration in the 28th year after publication. Cast Hal Skelly - Johnson Nancy Carroll - King Dorothy Revier - Marco Ralph Theodore - Howell Charles D. Brown - Lefty Al St. John - Bozo May Boley - Gussie Oscar Levant - Jerry Marjorie Kane - uncredited Plot Burlesque comic Ralph 'Skid' Johnson (Skelly), and dancer Bonny Lee King (Carroll), end up together on a cold, rainy night at a train station, when he's thrown out and she's rejected from the same show. The two things they have in life are dancing and each other, if she could o



Love in Bloom (song)

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" Love in Bloom " is a popular song with music by Ralph Rainger and lyrics by Leo Robin , published in 1934 . It was introduced in the film She Loves Me Not by Bing Crosby and Kitty Carlisle . The song was first recorded by Bing Crosby on July 5, 1934 with Irving Aaronson and his Commanders for Brunswick Records . The same year, it was one of the nominees for the inaugural "Best Song" Academy Award when it lost out to " The Continental ". Crosby re-recorded the song for his 1954 album Bing: A Musical Autobiography . Other popular versions of the song in 1934 were by Paul Whiteman (vocal by Jack Fulton ), Guy Lombardo and by Hal Kemp (vocal by Skinnay Ennis ). Most famously, "Love in Bloom" became the theme song of Jack Benny who was known for playing it off-key on his violin . Kitty Carlisle had hoped to adopt it as her theme song, but its swift comic association with Benny spoiled those plans. The song has been recorded by other artists, including Al Bowlly with Lew Stone and his Orchestra in 1934, Spike



Beyond the Blue Horizon (song)

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" Beyond the Blue Horizon " is a 1930 song composed by Leo Robin , Richard A. Whiting , and W. Franke Harling . Jeanette MacDonald introduced the song in the Monte Carlo . Her version reached #9 in the United States. Cover versions George Olsen and His Orchestra released a version in 1930. The song reached #5 in the United States. Phil Spitalny and His Orchestra released a version in 1930. The song reached #18 in the United States. Clifford Jordan released a version on his 1957 album Cliff Jordan . Jack Pleis, His Piano, Chorus and Orchestra released a version in 1957 on his album Strings and Things . Johnny Mathis released a version on his 1964 album The Wonderful World of Make Believe . Michael Nesmith released a version on his 1970 album Magnetic South and featured on his 1993 album Complete First National Band Recordings . Lou Christie released a version in December 1973. The song reached #12 on the adult contemporary chart and #80 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1974 . It also reached #57 in Canada . Miharu



Flying (film)

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Flying (also known as Dream To Believe and Teenage Dream ) is a 1986 drama film directed by Paul Lynch and starring Olivia d'Abo , Rita Tushingham and Keanu Reeves . Plot Robin Crew (Olivia d'Abo) is a high school student who used to be a champion gymnast until she suffered a knee injury in the car accident which killed her father. She continues to train on her own and makes her school's gymnastics team, despite outside pressures from her step-father and the other gymnasts. Robin does, however, receive support from her mother and her new boyfriend (Keanu Reeves), as the crucial gymnastics meet approaches. Production and release Filming took place from October 1984 until December 1984. The film was first screened at the 1986 Cannes Film Festival . That year, it was released theatrically in its native Canada on September 12, 1986. Sometime after its theatrical release, it was released on video in the United States by Cinema Group Home Video and in Canada by Cineplex Odeon . The movie is assumed to be public dom



June in January

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" June in January " is a popular song with music by Ralph Rainger and lyrics by Leo Robin , published in 1934 . The song was introduced in the movie Here Is My Heart by Bing Crosby in 1934. The Crosby recording, made on November 9, 1934 with Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra, became a number #1 hit on Decca Records and has since has become a popular standard, recorded by many artists. Crosby recorded the song again for his 1954 album Bing: A Musical Autobiography and this version was heard alongside an image of a Crosby lookalike in the film The Joker Is Wild (1957), starring Frank Sinatra . Crosby recorded it again in 1977 for his final album Seasons . Other notable recordings Little Jack Little - his version reached the No. 7 spot in the USA charts in 1934 Ted Fio Rito - his recording also charted in 1934, achieving the No. 10 position. Guy Lombardo had a successful version in 1935 and this hit #14 in the charts of the day. Roy Fox and his Ochestra - vocal by Denny Dennis (1934) The Hi-Lo's - Listen! (1954)



The Cider House Rules (film)

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The Cider House Rules is a 1999 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström , based on John Irving 's novel of the same name . The film had its world premiere at the 56th Venice Film Festival . It won two Academy Awards , and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture , along with four other nominations at the 72nd Academy Awards . Irving documented his involvement in bringing the novel to the screen in his book, My Movie Business. Irving won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay , while Michael Caine won his second Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor . Plot Homer Wells, an orphan , grows up in a Maine orphanage directed by kindly, avuncular Dr. Wilbur Larch. Homer is returned twice by foster parents; his first foster parents thought he was too quiet and the second parents beat him. Dr. Larch is addicted to ether and also secretly terminates pregnancies for women. Conditions at the orphanage are very sparse, but the children are treated with love and respect, and they are like an ext



Leo Walmsley

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Leo Walmsley Leo Walmsley (1892 – 1966) was an English writer. He was born at 7 Clifton Place, Shipley in the county of West Yorkshire in 1892, and two years later his family moved to Robin Hood's Bay on the coast of present-day North Yorkshire , where he was schooled at the old Wesleyan chapel & the Scarborough Municipal School. He was the son of the painter Ulric Walmsley . In 1912 the young Leo secured the post of curator-caretaker of the Robin Hood's Bay Marine Laboratory at five shillings a week. During World War I he served as an observer with the Royal Flying Corps in East Africa, was mentioned in dispatches four times and was awarded the Military Cross . After a plane crash he was sent home, and eventually pursued a literary career. He settled at Pont Pill near Polruan in Cornwall, where he became friendly with the writer Daphne du Maurier . He was married three times. First in 1919 to Elsie Susanna Preston, whom he divorced in 1932, then in 1933 to Margaret Bell Little and following their divorc



LeoVegas

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LeoVegas is a Swedish mobile gaming company and provider of online casino and sports betting services such as table games , video slots , progressive jackpots, video poker and live betting to a number of international markets. LeoVegas Gaming Ltd. is a subsidiary of LeoVegas AB, the parent company whose stock is traded on the Nasdaq First North Premier list at the Stockholm Stock Exchange . Corporate History Leovegas was founded in 2011 by Gustaf Hagman (Group CEO) and Robin Ramm-Ericson (Chairman of the Board & CXO) with the vision to create the ultimate mobile gaming experience and be number one in mobile casino. LeoVegas has experienced rapid growth due to the overriding increase of smartphone use and a “mobile first” mentality of its founders. Gustaf Hagman stated that the company "was born out of the smartphone, which today is the fastest growing channel for entertainment." The initial stock market offering of the company took place on 17 March 2016. Financial advisers in the transaction were Carne



Alexander Skarsgård

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Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård ( Swedish pronunciation:  ; born August 25, 1976) is a Swedish actor. He is best known for his roles as vampire Eric Northman on the HBO series True Blood , Meekus in Zoolander , the title character in The Legend of Tarzan , Brad Colbert in the HBO miniseries Generation Kill and as Perry Wright in the HBO miniseries Big Little Lies , for which he won an Emmy . Early life Alexander Skarsgård was born in Stockholm , Sweden. He is the eldest son of actor Stellan Skarsgård and his first wife, My Sonja Marie Agnes, a physician. He has five younger siblings: Gustaf , Sam, Bill , Eija and Valter , and two half-brothers, Ossian and Kolbjörn. Gustaf, Bill, and Valter are also actors. A friend of his father, who was a director, gave Skarsgård his first film role when he was seven years old. He played Kalle Nubb in Åke och hans värld (Åke and His World). In 1989, the lead role in the Swedish television production Hunden som log (The Dog That Smiled) made him famous in Sweden at the a



Astrological sign

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Circles of 9 and 12 - The 108 Human Types In Western astrology , astrological signs are the twelve 30° sectors of the ecliptic , starting at the vernal equinox (one of the intersections of the ecliptic with the celestial equator ), also known as the First Point of Aries. The order of the astrological signs is Aries , Taurus , Gemini , Cancer , Leo , Virgo , Libra , Scorpio , Sagittarius , Capricorn , Aquarius and Pisces . The concept of the zodiac originated in Babylonian astrology , and was later influenced by Hellenistic culture. According to astrology , celestial phenomena relate to human activity on the principle of " as above, so below ", so that the signs are held to represent characteristic modes of expression. The twelve sector division of the ecliptic constitutes astrology's primary frame of reference when considering the positions of celestial bodies, from a geocentric point of view, so that we may find, for instance, the Sun in 23° Aries (23° longitude), the Moon in 7° Scorpio (217° longitude), or



It Was Written in the Stars

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" It Was Written in the Stars " is a song composed by Harold Arlen , with lyrics by Leo Robin . It was written for the 1948 film Casbah , where it was sung by Tony Martin . IMDb Not to be confused with the Cole Porter song of the same title, which was written for the 1939 musical Du Barry Was a Lady . [1] Notable recordings Tony Bennett - A String of Harold Arlen (1960) Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Harold Arlen Songbook (1961) Susannah McCorkle - Thanks For The Memory: The Songs of Leo Robin (1983) Sylvia McNair & André Previn - Come Rain or Come Shine: The Harold Arlen Songbook (1996) Jo Stafford - Jo Stafford on Capitol (2002) George Evans - Movie Songs (2004) " It Was Written in the Stars " is a song composed by Harold Arlen , with lyrics by Leo Robin . It was written for the 1948 film Casbah , where it was sung by Tony Martin . IMDb Not to be confused with the Cole Porter song of the same title, which was written for the 1939 musical Du Barry Was a Lady . [1] Notable recordings Tony Be



Love Is Just Around the Corner

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" Love Is Just Around the Corner " is a popular song with music by Lewis E. Gensler and lyrics by Leo Robin , published in 1934. It was introduced in the 1934 Bing Crosby film Here is My Heart and was also included in the 1935 film Millions in the Air . Crosby recorded the song on November 9, 1934 with Georgie Stoll and his Orchestra for Decca Records and it reached the No. 8 position in the USA charts of the day. . He recorded the song again in 1954 for his album Bing: A Musical Autobiography . The song has become a standard , recorded by many artists. Early recordings were made by Bing Crosby in 1934 and Robert Cummings the next year. Other recordings June Christy - The Uncollected June Christy, Vol II (1957), A Friendly Session, Vol. 2 (1999) with the Johnny Guarnieri Quintet Alma Cogan - With Love in Mind (1988) Billy Eckstine - Billy Eckstine's Imagination (1958) Jackie Davis - Hammond Gone Cha-Cha (1959) (rereleased on Ultra Lounge/Organs in Orbit) (1996) Don Fagerquist - I Had the Craziest Dream (195



Zoo (TV series)

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Zoo is an American drama television series based on the 2012 novel of the same name by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge , the former also serving as an executive producer for the series, which stars James Wolk , Kristen Connolly , Nonso Anozie , Nora Arnezeder and Billy Burke as a group of varied professionals who investigate the mysterious pandemic of violent animals attacks upon humans all over the world. Zoo premiered on June 30, 2015 on CBS . CBS renewed the series for a third season in August 2016, which premiered on June 29, 2017. Plot Violent animal attacks upon humans are occurring all over the world. Jackson Oz, an American zoologist and his Kenyan friend, Abraham, a safari guide, as well as a Los Angeles reporter, a quirky veterinary pathologist, and a French intelligence agent all seek to investigate the mysterious pandemic as the attacks become more coordinated and ferocious. Season Episodes Originally aired First aired Last aired 1 13 June 30, 2015 September 15, 2015 2 13 June 28, 2016 Septem



SLUDGE syndrome

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SLUDGE is a mnemonic for the pathological effects indicative of massive discharge of the parasympathetic nervous system . Unlikely to occur naturally, SLUDGE is usually encountered only in cases of drug overdose, ingestion of certain poisonous mushrooms (particularly the muscarine -containing members of the genera Inocybe and Clitocybe ), or exposure to nerve gases . The symptoms of "SLUDGE" are due to stimulation of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors , in organs and muscles innervated by the parasympathetic nervous system. It is useful to remember some of the symptoms of increased cholinergic stimulation through the mnemonic SLUDGE : Salivation : stimulation of the salivary glands Lacrimation : stimulation of the lacrimal glands (tearing) Urination : relaxation of the internal sphincter muscle of urethra , and contraction of the detrusor muscles Diarrhea Gastrointestinal distress : Smooth muscle tone changes causing gastrointestinal problems , including cramping Emesis : Vomiting An extension is SLUDGEM , wh




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