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They Made Me a Criminal (1939)


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Title: They Made Me a Criminal [IMDb]


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Release date: January 28, 1939
Studio: Warner Brothers
Runtime: 92 minutes
IMDB genres: crime, drama, film-noir, sport
BYU holdings: https://search.lib.byu.edu/byu/record/lee.6771804

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Cast and Crew

ActorRole
John GarfieldJohnnie
Claude RainsDetective Phelan
Ann SheridanGoldie
May RobsonGrandma
Gloria DicksonPeggy
Billy HalopTommy
Bobby JordanAngel
Leo GorceySpit
Huntz HallDippy
Gabriel DellT.B.
Bernard PunslyMilt

Busby Berkeley: director

Max Steiner: composer

Leo F. Forbstein: musical director

Hugo Friedhofer: orchestrator


Film Statistics

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Film duration: 1:31:39
Music duration: 00:36:13
Pages in score: 78
Total themes: 30
Themes with variants: 3
Total variants: 27
Total gestures: 7
Total underscoring sections: 9
Total underscoring duration: 00:02:35
Total instances: 73

Themes

Name Uses Variants
The Fugitive 17 16
On the Make 9 8
Peggy 4 3
Date picking 1 0
Inspiration 1 0
Lying 1 0
Marche Funebre 1 0
Marcia Grotesque 1 0
Peggy Helps Johnnie 1 0
Reading 1 0
Signature 1 0
The Arena 1 0
The Awakening 1 0
The Bicycle 1 0
The Ladder 1 0
The Printing Press 1 0
The Street 1 0
Train 1 0
Transition 1 0
Traveling 1 0

Source Music

Name Uses
By a Waterfall 1
Cowboy From Brooklyn 1
M-O-T-H-E-R 1
Saving Myself For You (I’ve Been) 1
So Help Me (If I Don’t Love You) 1
Spirit of Independence 1
The Whip 1
They Say 1
When a Prince of a Fella Meets a Cinderella 1
World's Record 1

Gestures

Name
Drops money
Jumps off train
Jumps out of window
Ladder falls
Running
Steps on money
Throws date

Underscoring

Name
Dark
Dramatic
Mysterious
Somber
Tense