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The Big Sleep (1946) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]


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Title: The Big Sleep [IMDb]


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Release date: August 23, 1946
Studio: Warner Brothers
Runtime: 114 minutes
IMDB genres: crime, film-noir, mystery, thriller
BYU holdings: https://search.lib.byu.edu/byu/record/lee.6769649

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Film Statistics

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Film duration: 1:53:45
Music duration: 00:54:53
Pages in score: 168
Total themes: 39
Themes with variants: 6
Total variants: 47
Total gestures: 13
Total underscoring sections: 22
Total underscoring duration: 00:07:03
Total instances: 170

Themes

Name Uses Variants
Marlowe 57 33
Sternwood 9 6
Movement 7 1
Walking 7 0
Jones 6 4
Vivian 6 2
Carmen 5 2
Driving 3 0
Car 2 0
The Chase 2 0
Waiting 2 0
Walking 2 2 0
Agitato 1 0
Big Sleep 1 0
Blue Room, The 1 0
Canino's Death 1 0
Exit 1 0
Flirtation 1 0
Girl Driver 1 0
Hostage 1 0
I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan 1 0
I'm in a Jam With Baby 1 0
Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) 1 0
Marlowe's Hand 1 0
Mars Dies 1 0
Recovering 1 0
Search 1 0
Signature 1 0
Station Wagon 1 0
The Library 1 0
The Pursuit 1 0
Transition 1 0
Walking 1 1 0
Walking 3 1 0
What Are You Doin' the Rest of Your Life 1 0
Wotta Life 1 0
Wrong Address 1 0
You Go to My Head 1 0

Gestures

Name
Car door closes
Carmen falls
Coin in phone
Curtain swinging
Driving stops
Glass drops
Jones falls
Jumping over bush
Marlowe gets hit
Phone dialing
Punch
Running away
Smack

Underscoring

Name
Dramatic
Mysterious
Tense