“Weary River”

“Weary River”

Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Weary River” that was written by Grant Clarke and composed by Louis Silvers. The music was published by Irving Berlin, Inc. of New York City in 1929. The orange cover had an inset photograph of Richard Barthelmess. Barthelmess performed the song “Weary River” in a movie of the same name, using Vitaphone technology to record the sound for the film.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1929
publisher
Irving Berlin, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.088
catalog number
1983.0424.088
accession number
1983.0424
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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