I Found a Million Dollar Baby

I Found a Million Dollar Baby

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This sheet music is for the song, “I Found a Million Dollar Baby (In a Five and Ten Cent Store),” with lyrics by Billy Rose and Mort Dixon and music by Harry Warren. It was published by Remick Music Corporation in New York, New York in 1931.

”I Found a Million Dollar Baby (In a Five and Ten Cent Store)” was featured in the musical revue, Billy Rose’s Crazy Quilt, with book by Billy Rose. Billy Rose’s Crazy Quilt opened on Broadway at the 44th Street Theatre on May 19, 1931, and closed in July 1932, after a run of 79 performances.

The cover art for this sheet music was made by American artists Benjamin “Jorj” Harris (1904-1957) and Georgette Harris (1902-1963). The couple was known for their airbrush art and Art Deco style.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
publishing date
1931
publisher
Remick 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
1988.0693.16
accession number
1988.0693
catalog number
1988.0693.16
Credit Line
Gift of Susan O. Ostroff
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