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Hell on Frisco Bay (1955) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]

Home > Film: Hell on Frisco Bay > Theme: Amato > Instance: 1:20:16

Theme name: Amato
Start time: 1:20:16
End time: 1:20:28
Total duration: 0:00:12
Page #: B-1
Measure #: 1
Scene: Reel 11 Part 2
Meter: 4/4
Marking: Maestoso
Instrumentation: orchestra
Description: Amato's dissonant theme is heard as we see a typewriter typing out the news that Mario has committed suicide; we know from a previous scene that it was actually murder, ordered by Amato, made to look like suicide; only the first three measures of the cue Steiner composes are used in the film; measures 4-9 have been cut
On-screen: News of Mario's death
Music annotations: [m. 1] ff
Orchestration annotations: [m. 1] some brass / timp col / etc. col; [m. 7] col top line as before

brash | cut from film | death | montage | montage | murder | suicide | typing