This sheet music is for the song “Weary River” that was written by Grant Clarke and composed by Louis Silvers. The music was published by Irving Berlin, Inc. of New York City in 1929. The orange cover had an inset photograph of Richard Barthelmess. Barthelmess performed the song “Weary River” in a movie of the same name, using Vitaphone technology to record the sound for the film.
National Museum of American History
Location: Currently not on view
publisher: Irving Berlin, Inc.
ID Number: 1983.0424.088
catalog number: 1983.0424.088
accession number: 1983.0424
date made: 1929
Physical Description: paper (overall material)
Physical Description: ink (overall material)
Measurements: overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
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place made: United States: New York, New York