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

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Theme name: Menace 2
Start time: 0:00:08
End time: 0:00:24
Total duration: 0:00:16
Page #: 1
Measure #: 3
Scene: Main Title
Meter: 4/4
Instrumentation: orchestra
Description: An inversion of the Menace theme (chromatic neighbor-note figure)
On-screen: Starring list
Music annotations: [m. 3] ff; [m. 5] sf
Film annotations: [m. 3] Ladd; [m. 4] Robinson; [m. 5] Joanne; [m. 6] Title
Orchestration annotations: [m. 3] drs / (timp) / both; [m. 4] gong / (timp)
Analysis: This cue begins with an arpeggiated augmented triad figure that sometimes recurs in connection with the inverted Menace theme; the running gestures and motives found later in the score seem to be transformations of the Menace family of themes