Louise

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composition date
1929
genre
Film
songwriter(s)
Richard A. Whiting
Leo Robin

Remember the accent

When Whiting and Robin were hired to write the songs for Innocents of Paris, Chevalier told them that when writing for him they should keep in mind his strong French accent. They tried out many women’s names on Chevalier before choosing “Louise.”

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