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They Made Me a Criminal (1939)


Home > Film: They Made Me a Criminal > Gesture: Jumps off train > Instance: 0:24:21


Instance
Gesture name: Jumps off train
Start time: 0:24:21
End time: 0:24:29
Total duration: 0:00:08
Page #: 18
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 3 Part 2
Key: unstable
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 66
Marking: Andante
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Mickey-mousing as Johnnie jumps off the train
On-screen: Johnnie jumps off the moving train
Music annotations: [m. 1] cue: X X X / ff / tutti / sffz; [m. 2] dim; [m. 3] p / cresc
Film annotations: [m. 1] He falls off the train / He hits ground
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] add harps, piano etc. / timp
Analysis: An arpeggiated diminished seventh chord is used for the jumping gesture
Tags

advance plot | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | escaping | jumping | leading man | mickey-mousing | train | train

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