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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: Underscoring (Dark) > Instance: 0:53:50


Instance
Theme name: Underscoring (Dark)
Start time: 0:53:50
End time: 0:54:56
Total duration: 0:01:06
Page #: 62
Measure #: 19
Scene: Reel 7 Part 4
Meter: 4/4
Marking: Very Slow
Instrumentation: orchestra
Description
Description: Dark underscoring with repeated sigh gestures in the strings and a four-note gesture in the lower instruments as Hammy slowly dies; there is a stinger when Hammy actually dies
On-screen: Steve questions Hammy
Music annotations: [m. 19] sf; [m. 25] sf / sf; [m. 26] sf; [m. 27] sf; [m. 28] sf; [m. 29] accell poco; [m. 31] poco acell
Film annotations: [m. 19] Dialogue; [m. 25] Marcy street; [m. 32] Dead
Orchestration annotations: [m. 19] timp / (tuba) / basses / celli; [m. 20] strings & W. W. / horns / (strings, bssns); [m. 25] (horn) / (strings); [m. 29] W. W. / (hns); [m. 32] horns / trbs; [m. 34] strings / W. W / trbs / timp
Analysis: The last three measures of this cue were cut from the film
Tags

action scene | conductor score | dark | death | dying | gangster | investigator | leading man | questioning | stinger | street | underscoring


Theme not transcribed - see instance at 0:02:01