The best I ever get is the worst of it!

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Names
Duncan, William Cary (Lyricist)
Friml, Rudolf (1879-1972) (Composer)
Collection

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1922.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1922
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Harms
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Blue kitten, 1922)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Arthur Hammerstein presents The blue kitten--Cover.

Content : Caption title.

Content : First line of refrain: The best I ever get is the worst of it!

Content : First line of text: Advertisements simply bulge with invitations to indulge.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : Founded on 'Le chasseur de chez Maxim's' by Yves Mirande & Gustave Quinson--Cover.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Staged by Edgar Selwyn, numbers & ensembles by Leon Errol--Cover.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Wm. Cary Duncan by arrangement with M. Witmark & Sons ; music by Rudolf Friml.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (6 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG99-C228
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14530091
UUID: b11a91e0-c5ff-012f-499b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1922: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The best I ever get is the worst of it!" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1922. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/70925be8-ec10-c85b-e040-e00a18062dd1

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The best I ever get is the worst of it!" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/70925be8-ec10-c85b-e040-e00a18062dd1

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1922). The best I ever get is the worst of it! Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/70925be8-ec10-c85b-e040-e00a18062dd1

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The best I ever get is the worst of it!