Bert Lahr and Beatrice Lillie "Little Old Lady" 1936 Sheet Music Signed Autograph "The Show Is On" Cover Photo
"Little Old Lady"-1936-Chappell-sheet music.Bert Lahr (born Irving Lahrheim; August 13, 1895 – December 4, 1967) was an American actor and comedian. Lahr is remembered largely for his role as Kansas farmworker Zeke and the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz (1939). He was very well known for work in burlesque, vaudeville, and on Broadway.Lahr was born in New York City, the son of Augusta and Jacob Lahrheim.His parents were German Jewish immigrants. Lahr grew up in the Yorkville section of Manhattan. Dropping out of school at 15 to join a juvenile vaudeville act, Lahr worked up to top billing on the Columbia Burlesque Circuit. In 1927 he debuted on Broadway in Delmar's Revels. He played to packed houses, performing classic routines such as "The Song of the Woodman" (which he reprised in the film Merry-Go-Round of 1938). Lahr had his first major success in a stage musical playing the prize fighter hero of Hold Everything! (1928–29). Other musicals followed, notably Flying High (1930), Florenz Ziegfeld's Hot-Cha! (1932) and The Show is On (1936) in which he co-starred with Beatrice Lillie. In 1939, he co-starred as Louis Blore alongside Ethel Merman in the Broadway production of DuBarry Was a Lady.The sheet music has been autographed on the front cover by Bert Lahr with a fountain pen in brown and Beatrice Lillie with a fountain pen in red..............BOTH SHEET MUSIC AND AUTOGRAPHS ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.