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They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Home > Film: They Made Me a Criminal > Theme: The Whip > Instance: 1:10:16

Theme name: The Whip
Composer: Abe Holzman
Start time: 1:10:16
End time: 1:13:02
Total duration: 0:02:46
Page #: NIS
Measure #: NIS
Scene: not in score
Key: Bb - Eb
Meter: 2/2
Tempo (bpm): 116
Instrumentation: wind band

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Description: Carnival music played by an invisible marching band; the music is much quieter as we go inside the boxer's locker room and louder as we go back outside to the boxing ring
On-screen: People at the carnival
Analysis: This march has an ABC sectional form, with C in the key of the subdominant

arena | boxer | cheerful | entering | excited | fighting | hero | leading man | march | sitting | source music | sport scene | teenager

(source melody may differ slightly from film)