"Moonlight Becomes You"

"Moonlight Becomes You"

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Description

This sheet music is for the song “Moonlight Becomes You,” with words by Johnny Burke and music by Jimmy Van Heusen. It was published by Paramount Music Corporation in New York, New York in 1942.

"Moonlight Becomes You" was featured in the 1942 Paramount Pictures comedy film Road to Morocco, directed by David Butler and starred Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Dorothy Lamour. The cover features images of the three stars.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
publishing date
1942
depicted (sitter)
Crosby, Bing
Hope, Bob
Lamour, Dorothy
publisher
Famous Music Corporation
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
1985.0392.10
catalog number
1985.0392.10
accession number
1985.0392
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