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We're Only Human (1935) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]

Home > Film: We're Only Human > Theme: The Informer > Variant: Up the Stairs > Instance: 0:27:17

Theme name: The Informer
Variant name: Up the Stairs
Start time: 0:27:17
End time: 0:27:37
Total duration: 0:00:20
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Scene: no score available
Key: d - chromatic
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 126
Instrumentation: orchestra
Description: A tense climbing variant on "The Informer" theme as Pete prepares to advance towards the criminals, followed by a low drone
On-screen: Pete prepares to advance
Analysis: Features a rising chromatic sequence from F-E6 up a perfect fifth to C-B6, up a perfect fifth to G; at the climax, a whole-tone chord resolves to a minor 6/4 chord

64 chord | action scene | agitated | bank | chromatic sequence | detective | dodging | fragmentation | gangster | gunshot | hiding | leading man | preparing | running | stinger | tense

(source melody may differ slightly from film)