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Title
The old stage door
Additional title: First came the star with a smile so bland. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: One fine evening while out walking through this city's crowded streets. [first line]
Names
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Lyricist)
Baird, Robert S. (Dedicatee)
Bratton, John W. (John Walter) (1867-1947) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Actresses -- 1890-1899
Waltzes
Actors -- 1890-1920
Theater
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dedication above caption title: To my dear friend Robert S. Baird.
Content: Cover illustration contains an inset drawing of a stage door; remainder of cover includes flowers and beads.
Content: Page 7 contains advertisement in the form of the first page of the song "I Did'nt think he'd do it (but he did)" music by John W. Bratton, words by Walter H. Ford.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by John W. Bratton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9c9ab030-c58f-012f-5e6f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1867: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The old stage door" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06b8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The old stage door" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 26, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06b8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). The old stage door Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06b8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The old stage door