Finding Aid for the Romo Vincent Collection of Musical
Processed by Kim Weisberg.
University of California, Los Angeles, Library
Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
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Finding Aid of the Romo Vincent Collection of Musical
Collection number: 238
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
- Processed by:
- Kim Weisberg.
- Date Completed
- May 19, 2004
- Encoded by:
- Stephen Davison.
©2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights
Title: Romo Vincent Collection of Musical Arrangements,
Date (inclusive): 1937-1977
Collection number: 238
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Scores and musical arrangements used in
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice
is required for access to the collection. Please contact Performing Arts Special Collections
Special Collections for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Music
Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the
creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to
determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or
her heir for permission to publish where the Performing Arts Special Collections does not hold
[Identification of item], Romo Vincent Collection of Musical
Arrangements, 238, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of
California, Los Angeles.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Processed by: Kim Weisberg, May 19, 2004
Romo Vincent was born in Chicago on December 23, 1908; he was a comedic
character actor, appearing in film and television productions between 1937
and 1977, often playing policemen and cab drivers; he died in Los Angeles
on January 16, 1989.
Scope and Content
Collection consists primarily of scores and musical arrangements used
in Vincent's performances.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Character actors and
Box 1, Item 1
"French travel agency" and "I haven't got a brain in my
Box 1, Item 2
"Me and my sisters" and "Chubby blues"
Box 1, Item 3
"Drunk bit," "Who walked out," "Robert the rabbit," "Tony the
barber," "I never got to play the part," "My Rosa"
Box 1, Item 4
"They forgot to tell her," "Russian ballet," "Boogie Woogie
Box 1, Item 5
"There ought to be a society," "Don't put a tax on the
beautiful girls," "Take it easy," "Little red book"
Box 1, Item 6
"Basin street," "Blues in the night," "Lucky day," "Half of
Box 1, Item 7
"Good day," "Get happy," "I want to be happy," "Red, red
Box 2, Item 1
"Gambler," "In the middle of the line," "Rockin' chair,"
"Racetrack tout song," "If I only had a brain"
Box 2, Item 2
"Jose O'Neill," "Italian song," "Income taxes"
Box 2, Item 3
"Mexican ambassador," "Operatic medley," "All I wanna do is
Box 2, Item 4
"Birmingham bus," "Anything from Texas," "Last