If You Knew Susie
"If You Knew Susie" is the title of a popular song from the 1920s written by Buddy DeSylva and Joseph Meyer. In the largely comic song, a man sings that he knows a certain woman named Susie to be much wilder and more passionate than most people realize.
In popular culture
- A film by the same name, starring Cantor, was released in 1948.
- The song is sung by Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly in the film "Anchors Aweigh" (1945).
- Ruth Cracknell sings the song is several episodes of the television series "Mother and Son".
- The melody is used as a musical theme in the film "The Affairs of Susan" (1945).
- "Composers-Lyricists Database, Biography: Buddy DeSylva". Retrieved 2008-11-24.
- "Composers-Lyricists Database, Biography: Joseph Meyer". Retrieved 2008-11-24.
- CD liner notes: Chart-Toppers of the Twenties, 1998 ASV Ltd.
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