New York Musical Festival – 2019 NYMF Auction
Auction Ends: Dec 3, 2019 11:59 PM EST

Art

Framed "My One And Only Highland Fling" Cover & Sheet Music Page

Item Number
112
Estimated Value
$60 USD
Opening Bid
$30 USD

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Item Description

Own this piece of MGM movie-musical history with this framed copy of the cover page and first page of sheet music of the song "My One And Only Highland Fling," written by Harry Warren (music) and Ira Gershwin (lyrics) from the 1949 MGM musical feature film The Barkleys of Broadway, starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.  

Lyrics on the the first page of sheet music read:

"Though we're called a people of serious mind, 'Tis often we dance and 'tis often we sing; And bein' as human as all human kind We aren't superiour to havin' a fling.  I'm taking the fling of a life time - The fling of a husband and wife time."

Black frame measures 29.5 inches x 22.5 inches with signs of distressing on corners and edges.   

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