"Say A Prayer for the Boys Over There"

"Say A Prayer for the Boys Over There"

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Say a Prayer for The Boys Over There,” with words by Herb Magidson and music by Jimmy McHugh. It was published by Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc. in New York, New York in 1943. The song was featured in the 1943 Universal Pictures musical comedy film Hers to Hold, directed by Frank Ryan and starred Deanna Durbin and Joseph Cotton. The sheet music cover features an image of Deanna Durbin and Joseph Cotton.
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Object Name
Sheet Music
date made
Southern Music Publishing Co., Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 11 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 21.59 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Ruth Mildred Hunter
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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