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The FBI Story (1959) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]

Home > Film: The FBI Story > Theme: Underscoring (Indians) > Instance: 0:38:26

Theme name: Underscoring (Indians)
Start time: 0:38:26
End time: 0:39:13
Total duration: 0:00:47
Page #: 88
Measure #: 15
Scene: Reel 5 Part 1
Meter: 4/4
Description: Stereotypical Indian sounding music used as underscoring; three-note descending "Indian" motif when we see telephone operator; followed by a drone and a gunshot
On-screen: Indian business men and the comical things they do with their new wealth, then man gets shot in a field
Music annotations: [m. 15] Slower/ tranquillo quasi misterioso; [m. 22] A little faster; [m. 28] Ominous;
Film annotations: [m. 15] Dissolve; [m. 21] Operator; [m. 22] Dissolve; [m. 25] Look; [m. 28] Dissolve; [m. 30] Shot; [m. 31] Falls; [m. 32] Overlap and segue to street music;

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