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Quotation by E.Y. Harburg
"April in Paris," Walk a Little Faster Harms, Inc. (1932)"Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?," Americana Harms, Inc. (1932)"Ding-dong! The Witch Is Dead," The Wizard of Oz Leo Feist, Inc. (1939)"It's Only a Paper Moon," The Great Magoo Harms, Inc. (1933)"Look to the Rainbow," Finian's Rainbow (1947) Chappell & Co. (1946)
It's a Barnum and Bailey world,
Just as phony as it can be.
E.Y. Harburg (1898–1981), U.S. songwriter. "It's Only a Paper Moon," The Great Magoo, Harms, Inc. (1933).
Music composed by Harold Arlen (1905-1986); co-lyricist Billy Rose (1899-1966).
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