The best I ever get is the worst of it!

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Title
The best I ever get is the worst of it!
Additional title: Blue kitten. Best I ever get is the worst of it!. Vocal score.
Additional title: Le chasseur de chez Maxim's.
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: 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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b11a91e0-c5ff-012f-499b-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

  • 1922: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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 June 22, 2017. 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!