"Mona Lisa" was written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston for the
Paramount Pictures film Captain Carey,U.S.A. (1950). The song won
the Academy Award for Best Original Song for 1950.The arrangement
was by Nelson Riddle with Les Baxter and his Orchestra. Nat King
Cole’s soundtrack version spent eight weeks at number on the
Billboard singles chart. It was inducted into the Grammy Hall of
Fame in 1992.