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They Made Me a Criminal (1939)


Home > Film: They Made Me a Criminal > Theme: The Fugitive > Variant: Arriving > Instance: 0:25:42


Instance
Theme name: The Fugitive
Variant name: Arriving
Start time: 0:25:42
End time: 0:26:32
Total duration: 0:00:50
Page #: 20
Measure #: 23
Scene: Reel 3 Part 2
Key: f - e
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 72
Marking: Andante
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: The Fugitive theme returns as Johnnie arrives at the ranch and meets Peggy, ending with a stinger when Peggy says he must work for food
On-screen: Johnnie arrives at the ranch
Music annotations: [m. 23] p subito; [m. 24] pp / slowly / morendo; [m. 25] sfz; [m. 26] p / triste; [m. 28] poco accel; [m. 30] not too ominous! (a reprise of the first 3 bars) / sfz - p (subito)
Film annotations: [m. 23] Garfield walking; [m. 24] I wonder if there's a chance; [m. 25] And after you pick / Ah-ha!; [m. 28] Suppose I told you; [m. 30] But if you want to eat / I got a lunch!; [m. 32] Allright! With me; [m. 33] I'm a sucker for Caviar!
Orchestration annotations: [m. 23] W.W. / str sosten; [m. 30] add harp / timp roll
Analysis: The theme is fragmented here, using the first part only; at the stinger, the music modulates down a half-step to e minor
Tags

9th chord | arriving | establish character | foreign key modulation | leading lady | leading man | ranch | teenager | tired

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