This lot is a group of 4 pieces of sheet music associated with the Marx Brothers and their movies. The group includes:
Ev’ryone Says “I Love You” from “Horse Feathers” (1932)
“Ev’ryone Says I Love You” is a song that was featured in the 1932 Marx Brothers film “Horse Feathers.” The music and lyrics were written by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby, two prominent American songwriters of the early 20th century. In the film, the song is performed by Groucho Marx and a chorus of singers and dancers.
Alone from “A Night at the Opera” (1935, two different cover designs)
The song “Alone” was performed by both Kitty Carlisle and Allan Jones in the 1935 Marx Brothers film “A Night at the Opera.” In the film, the two characters sing the song as a romantic duet. The music was composed by Nacio Herb Brown, with lyrics by Arthur Freed.
All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm from “A Day at the Races” (1937)
“All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm” is a song that was featured in the 1937 Marx Brothers film “A Day at the Races.” The music was written by Walter Jurmann, Bronisław Kaper, and Gus Kahn, while the lyrics were written by Kahn. The song is performed by Ivie Anderson and a chorus of singers and dancers, and features a lively and upbeat tempo. The lyrics celebrate the joy and energy of dancing and music, with references to various styles such as swing, blues, and jazz.
This sheet music is in good used condition with wear appropriate to its age. Three of the sheets have spines that are not separated. One sheet (Alone) has a taped spine. The sheets may also have light stains, smudges, edge wear, small tears/creases, wrinkles, pen/pencil marks, small bits of paper loss, or other issues typical of old paper items. Please review the included photos of the actual items to make a complete determination of their condition.