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Flamingo Road (1949) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]


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Instance
Start time: 1:12:08
End time: 1:12:11
Total duration: 0:00:03
Page #: 83
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 8 Part 4
Key: unstable
Meter: 4/4
Tempo (bpm): 132
Marking: Molto agitato
Instrumentation: orchestra



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Description
Description: A quick ascending whole-tone scale matches the action of Titus throwing a glassful of whiskey in Field's face; this is followed by a cluster of sounds in the lower instruments as he throws the glass onto the floor, where it breaks
On-screen: Titus throws whiskey in Field's face
Music annotations: [m. 1] tutti / ff / with stick
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] brass muted / strgs pizz / pianos let it ring / harp
Analysis: This gesture comes from a passage of underscoring in Crime School
Tags

alcohol | breaking | bullying | conflict | dramatic | glass | leading man | mickey-mousing | politician | room | sheriff | slamming | splashing | throwing | tone cluster | whole-tone scale

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