"The Way You Look Tonight"


This sheet music is for the song “The Way You Look Tonight,” with music by Jerome Kern and lyrics by Dorothy Fields. It was published by Chappell and Co., Inc. in New York, New York in 1936.

"The Wat You Look Tonight" was featured in the 1936 RKO Radio Pictures musical comedy film Swing Time, directed by George Stevens and starred Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. The cover features a still from the film of stars Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Publishing Date: 1936

Publisher: Chappell & Co. Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0392.19Accession Number: 1985.0392Catalog Number: 1985.0392.19

Object Name: sheet music

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-eb36-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_681452

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