Sheet Music, "When You Wish upon a Star"

Description (Brief)
Ned Washington and Leigh Harline wrote the optimistic “When You Wish Upon A Star” for the animated film “Pinocchio.” The Academy Award winning song would go on to become the signature theme of the Walt Disney Company. This sheet music was published in 1939, a year prior to the film’s opening.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Date made
1939
publisher
Irving Berlin, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall pattern)
ink (overall pattern)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1988.0759.03
accession number
1988.0759
catalog number
1988.0759.03
subject
Music
1939 exhibit
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
1939 exhibit
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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