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


Home > Film: The Big Sleep > Theme: Marlowe > Variant: Misterioso > Instance: 1:41:01


Instance
Theme name: Marlowe
Variant name: Misterioso
Start time: 1:41:01
End time: 1:41:18
Total duration: 0:00:17
Page #: 121
Measure #: 44
Scene: Reel 11 Part 3
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 104
Marking: Agitato
Instrumentation: strings, woodwinds
Description
Description: Marlowe theme in low strings, answered by winds
On-screen: Marlowe plans his escape
Music annotations: [m. 44] reel 7 part I orig key; [m. 46] rall; [m. 47] a tempo; [m. 48] rall
Film annotations: Dramatic version of Marlowe's theme, with quickly-articulated gestures and brass accents; crescendo to door slam, followed by some short connecting music as he starts the car up
Tags

action scene | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mysterious | planning | private eye | room | tense

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