"But Beautiful"

"But Beautiful"

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “But Beautiful,” with lyrics by Johnny Burke and music by James Van Heusen. It was published by Burke and Ban Heusen in New York, New York in 1947. This song was featured in the 1947 Paramount Pictures comedy film Road to Rio, directed by Norman McLeod and starred Bing Crosby, Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour. The cover features an image of the film’s stars on a burro and an inset of the Andrews Sisters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
date made
1947
depicted (sitter)
Lamour, Dorothy
Crosby, Bing
Hope, Bob
maker
Burke and Van Heusen, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30.5 cm x 23 cm; 12 in x 9 1/16 in
ID Number
1986.0031.01
accession number
1986.0031
catalog number
1986.0031.01
Credit Line
Gift of Ink (Ingrid) Mendelsohn
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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