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Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)


Home > Film: Angels With Dirty Faces > Gesture: Launching tear gas > Instance: 1:20:51


Instance
Gesture name: Launching tear gas
Start time: 1:20:51
Page #: 78
Measure #: 62
Scene: Reel 9 Part I
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 132
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: Quick rising gestures with cymbal crashes as the tear gas lands
On-screen: Policemen shoot tear gas in through the window
Music annotations: [m. 62] add glisses; [m. 63] sffz / (like sky rocket) / Hugo! Maybe you can help! I'm trying to simulate the explosive!! (looks like a star exploding!!!!); [m. 64] 8va added / sffz / sfz / simile
Film annotations: [m. 62] Men / Shoot / Dialogue out; [m. 63] Explosion / Men shoot; [m. 64] Explosion
Orchestration annotations: [m. 62] W.W., str; [m. 63] brass muted / cymbal with stick / timp
Analysis: 8-note [01235689] tone clusters are used for the two explosions
Tags

agitated | building | conflict | dramatic | gangster | gun | gunshot | launching | leading man | mickey-mousing | police | shooting | street | tear gas | tone cluster

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