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Mood/EmotionActionCharacterThing (Physical)Thing (Conceptual)SettingsMusicFilmScene/EventAnalytical
tense 104
mysterious 91
dramatic 16
bold 9
romantic 9
dark 7
heroic 6
calm 5
upbeat 5
somber 4
hurried 4
ominous 4
seductive 3
pleasant 3
comical 2
bluesy 2
sinister 2
dazed 2
violent 2
heavy 1
playful 1
foreboding 1
resolved 1
noble 1
gentle 1
melancholy 1
decisive 1
determined 1
angry 1
weary 1
tender 1
neutral 1
suspenseful 1
uneasy 1
triumphant 1
investigating 43
conversing 43
walking 24
driving 19
arriving 16
searching 16
running 10
flirting 7
hurrying 6
thinking 6
falling 5
waiting 5
sneaking 5
chasing 5
hiding 5
shooting 4
calling 4
dying 4
lying 4
planning 4
descending 3
writing 3
researching 3
following 3
punching 3
dialing 3
dropping 3
escaping 3
smoking 2
departing 2
turning on 2
leaving 2
slamming 2
kissing 2
accusing 2
rising 2
mourning 2
freeing 2
shaking 2
disguising 1
breaking in 1
snapping 1
flowing 1
turning 1
helping 1
turning off 1
entering 1
arguing 1
ascending 1
threatening 1
tripping 1
slapping 1
pursuing 1
tying up 1
spinning 1
burning 1
singing 1
playing 1
gambling 1
biting 1
lifting 1
recovering 1
eavesdropping 1
breaking 1
closing 1
skidding 1
screaming 1
jumping 1
stumbling 1
hanging up 1
plotting 1
leading man 193
private eye 191
leading lady 63
love interest 50
femme fatale 29
criminal 28
murderer 11
suspect 9
blackmailer 8
butler 7
daughter 7
assassin 7
victim 7
captive 5
hostage 5
antagonist 4
informer 4
driver 3
secretary 1
singer 1
musician 1
gambler 1
car 20
gun 14
rain 9
gunshot 6
secret code 4
corpse 4
light 3
light switch 3
taxi 3
stairs 3
phone 3
silhouette 2
smoke 2
evidence 2
telephone 2
poison 2
mansion 1
disguise 1
water 1
faucet 1
key 1
doorbell 1
rope 1
hat 1
coin 1
glass 1
phone call 11
death 10
fear 7
love 6
pain 5
clue 4
murder 4
blackmail 2
danger 2
threat 1
violence 1
room 104
street 41
car 16
outside 14
club 6
café 6
shop 4
library 3
book shop 2
hallway 2
underscoring 26
mickey-mousing 23
cut from film 12
stinger 8
source music 8
not in score 5
reused recording 3
combination of themes 2
fanfare 1
transition 1
on-screen music 1
impressionism 1
musical clue 1
music reveals thoughts 1
deleted scene 14
starring list 3
name on screen 3
inserted scene 3
WB shield 1
cast list 1
on-screen text 1
The End 1
advance plot 37
investigation scene 37
deleted scene 20
love scene 18
action scene 17
transition 16
conflict 14
investigation 12
death scene 10
establish character 9
climax 8
traveling scene 7
chase scene 5
resolution 5
opening title sequence 3
falling in love scene 3
end title sequence 1
whole-tone chord 45
chromatic parallelism 35
chromatic scale 31
half-diminished 7th chord 26
added-note chord 25
parallelism 25
pedal tone 23
pc set 23
fragmentation 21
9th chord 19
ostinato 14
altered dominant 12
oscillation 11
dissonant bass 9
diminished 7th chord 8
sequential modulation 8
sequence 8
chromatic sequence 7
foreign key modulation 7
13th chord 6
chromatic mediant 5
Neapolitan 5
whole-tone 5
suspension 5
11th chord 4
tritone 4
whole-tone scale 4
AABA structure 4
common-tone dominant 7th 3
mode mixture 3
augmented sixth chord 3
tone cluster 3
voice-exchange 2
deceptive resolution 2
augmentation 2
tritone oscillation 2
parallel 63s 2
64 chord 2
linear chromaticism 2
diminution 2
ABA structure 1
retardation 1
chromatic wedge 1
inversion 1
alternation 1
common-chord modulation 1
blue note 1
layering 1
common-tone diminished 7th 1
syncopation 1
ABACA structure 1
12-bar blues 1
parallel double period 1
augmented triad 1
major 7th chord 1
picardy third 1
mirroring 1
retrograde 1
distortion 1