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Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Home > Film: Angels With Dirty Faces > Theme: Sidewalks of New York > Instance: 0:00:58

Theme name: Sidewalks of New York
Composer: Charles B. Lawlor
Start time: 0:00:58
End time: 0:02:45
Total duration: 0:01:47
Page #: 4
Measure #: 14
Scene: Sidewalks of N.Y.
Key: D
Meter: 3/4
Tempo (bpm): 76
Solo Instrument: street organ

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Description: Organ grinder plays music in the background to establish the setting of New York
On-screen: Organ grinder on the streets of New York
Music annotations: [m. 14] into Sidewalks of N.Y. (hurdy gurdy) [with a brief annotation of melody of tune in 3/4 time, D major, dotted quarter notes (A, F#, E, D)
Analysis: You can hear a few people singing the chorus "East Side, West Side" as the camera pans to the organ grinder and two girls dancing

cheerful | conversing | establish place | establish setting | source music | street | teenager | walking

(source melody may differ slightly from film)