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Mood/EmotionActionCharacterThing (Physical)Thing (Conceptual)SettingsMusicFilmScene/EventAnalytical
tense 66
mysterious 40
dramatic 20
somber 12
dark 11
calm 10
exotic 5
happy 5
romantic 4
ominous 4
emotional 4
passionate 4
gentle 4
delicate 3
tender 3
distress 3
bold 2
sinister 2
cheerful 2
sad 2
serious 2
yearning 1
heroic 1
sneaky 1
longing 1
noble 1
suspenseful 1
despair 1
angry 1
solemn 1
mournful 1
obsessive 1
stern 1
glorious 1
conversing 29
walking 14
staring 14
recounting 13
lying 12
crying 11
waiting 8
tinkling 8
leaving 7
arguing 6
confessing 6
looking 5
confronting 5
thinking 4
driving 3
reading 3
planning 3
watching 2
investigating 2
creeping 2
kissing 2
grieving 2
pacing 2
denying 2
drinking 2
dancing 2
dripping 1
sleeping 1
playing music 1
turning on 1
running 1
reacting 1
arriving 1
comforting 1
eating 1
embracing 1
spying 1
collapsing 1
fainting 1
falling 1
plotting 1
refusing 1
entering 1
paying 1
stooping 1
celebrating 1
sitting 1
dropping 1
weeping 1
opening 1
leading lady 114
lawyer 72
husband 31
Chinese 22
antagonist 21
servant 10
murderer 3
widow 3
friend 3
policeman 2
native 1
letter 32
dagger 8
glass 8
curtain 8
moon 7
lacework 6
sign 2
cloud 2
shadow 2
door 2
body 2
gun 1
light 1
murder 11
deception 11
death 9
anxious 7
fearful 5
gunshot 1
shadow 1
glance 1
justice 1
resolution 1
party 1
trial 1
contempt 1
obsession 1
home 67
plantation 27
prison 17
Chinatown 13
shop 11
hospital 8
office 4
party 3
Singapore 2
warehouse 2
jungle 1
city 1
courtroom 1
Chinese 21
combination of themes 15
dance music 10
source music 10
foxtrot 9
underscoring 8
love theme 8
exoticism 7
setting 6
stinger 6
Indonesian music 3
gamelan 3
mickey-mousing 3
tritone 2
buildup 2
fanfare 1
on-screen music 1
brassy 1
composer reference 1
arpeggiation 1
climax 1
artwork in score 1
dinner music 1
dirge 1
alternate music 1
main title 5
panning shot 3
closing credits 3
cast list 2
cut from film 2
point of view 2
reveal 2
WB shield 1
starring list 1
title of film 1
wipe 1
zoom in 1
advance plot 44
conflict 22
climax 22
pivotal scene 15
transition 11
murder scene 6
opening title sequence 5
love scene 5
party 4
action scene 3
dinner 3
resolution 3
end title sequence 3
establish location 2
establish character 2
trial 1
sequence 53
oscillation 49
suspension 24
changing meter 24
pc set 24
parallelism 23
pentatonic 21
open fifth 18
whole-tone chord 18
parallel fifths 16
chromatic parallelism 16
foreign key modulation 14
ostinato 14
sequential modulation 13
pedal tone 13
chromatic scale 11
fragmentation 11
whole-tone 11
9th chord 10
chromatic sequence 10
augmented triad 9
dissonant bass 9
tone cluster 9
layering 9
mirroring 9
polyrhythm 8
altered dominant 7
chromatic mediant 6
minor-major 7th chord 6
added-note chord 6
quintal chord 5
Dorian mode 5
half-diminished 7th chord 5
polychord 5
appoggiatura 5
plagal cadence 5
diminished 7th chord 4
sigh gesture 4
polytonality 4
common-chord modulation 3
11th chord 3
tritone 3
augmented major 7th chord 3
Aeolian mode 3
64 chord 3
pump-up modulation 3
harmonic sequence 2
melodic cell 2
deceptive resolution 2
major 7th chord 2
call and response 2
augmentation 2
reverse picardy 2
tritone oscillation 2
retardation 2
augmented sixth chord 2
Neapolitan 2
circle of fifths 1
Locrian mode 1
linear chromaticism 1
quartal chord 1
ABA structure 1
upper pedal tone 1
stretto imitation 1
Lydian mode 1
crying gesture 1
polymeter 1
AABA structure 1
secondary dominant 1
contrasting period 1
common-tone diminished 7th 1
enharmonic respelling 1
major triad 1
Phrygian mode 1