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They Made Me a Criminal (1939)


Home > Film: They Made Me a Criminal > Theme: The Fugitive > Variant: Hiding > Instance: 1:02:31


Instance
Theme name: The Fugitive
Variant name: Hiding
Start time: 1:02:31
End time: 1:02:45
Total duration: 0:00:14
Page #: 46
Measure #: 27
Scene: Reel 7 Part II
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 84
Instrumentation: strings



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Description
Description: Very dark string setting of the Fugitive theme; builds in intensity through rising sequences as the camera pans in on Johnnie's face
On-screen: Detective buys tickets to Johnnie's match
Music annotations: [m. 27] sul G / a tempo; [m. 29] f / sempre cresc; [m. 30] fff
Film annotations: [m. 28] He stops
Orchestration annotations: [m. 29] gong / timp
Analysis: Tense diminished and minor harmonies over a pedal tone
Tags

advance plot | detective | hiding | leading man | pedal tone | room | suspenseful | tense

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