Are These Our Children? (1931)


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Film Music Structure for Are These Our Children?

Number Scene Type Time Theme Variant Gesture On-screen
1 opening title sequence 0:00:00 RKO Tower RKO logo
2 0:00:15 Dreams Title of the film and opening credits
3 establish character 0:01:33 Dreams B Two young people in love
4 0:02:11 Dreams Eddie and Mary talk
5 0:03:29 Dreams Whistling Eddie walks home
6 advance plot 0:03:59 Dreams Whistling 2 Eddie walks home
7 montage 0:08:58 Dreams Marcia Maestoso Eddie dreams
8 0:09:17 Dreams Comical Eddie's dream ends abruptly
9 NIF Dreams Coney Island
10 advance plot 0:13:15 Hold That Tiger Young people dancing
11 0:17:20 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Flo Sings Flo sings
12 0:17:38 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Young people talking at a dance
13 NIF Makes You Forget Your Troubles Alternate Version
14 transition 0:18:46 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Whistling Eddie whistles on his way home
15 0:19:13 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Eddie Sings Eddie sings to himself
16 advance plot 0:19:30 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Eddie Sings Eddie arrives home
17 0:20:44 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Eddie Sings Eddie eats
18 0:20:51 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Dream Sequence Eddie dreams
19 montage 0:21:11 Dreams Whole Tone A view of the city
20 NIF Dreams + Makes You Forget Your Troubles Allegro
21 advance plot 0:23:11 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Whistling Eddie walks away
22 0:24:14 Introduction Boys in the washroom
23 0:24:25 Dreams Washroom Sequence Eddie talks with his friends
24 NIF Dreams Washroom Sequence Bridge
25 NIF Dreams Washroom Sequence Coda
26 NIF Flapper and Eddie Waltz
27 dance scene 0:25:39 Moonbeams Eddie dances with Flo
28 advance plot 0:27:23 Moonbeams Dream Sequence Eddie takes Flo home
29 montage 0:27:44 Dreams Dream Sequence Time passes
30 0:27:51 Dreams Dream Sequence 2 Time passes
31 NIF Dreams Con Espressione
32 transition 0:27:59 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Moderato Eddie walks outside
33 NIF Makes You Forget Your Troubles Moderato 2
34 transition 0:28:36 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Whistling Eddie arrives home
35 montage 0:29:57 Dreams Montage Eddie drinks
36 0:30:13 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Listesso Tempo Eddie commits a crime
37 0:30:18 Moonbeams Flashback Eddie dances with Flo
38 0:30:25 Underscoring (Dark) Eddie attacks boy
39 advance plot 0:31:57 Humming Heinie hums
40 0:32:32 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Flo Sings Flo sings
41 murder scene 0:40:40 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Eddie Sings The boys leave the scene of the crime
42 advance plot 0:41:24 St. James Infirmary Young people lounging around
43 0:42:08 St. James Infirmary Young people talking
44 montage 0:45:04 Dreams Newspaper Montage Newspaper headlines
45 NIF Dreams Newspaper Montage 2
46 NIF Dreams Andante
47 montage 0:48:55 Dreams Risoluto Newspaper headlines
48 NIF Dreams Transition 8B
49 dance scene 0:50:14 Hey! Hey! Eddie and Flo dance
53 advance plot 0:53:55 Dreams Risoluto 2 Newspaper headlines
52 0:53:07 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Drunken young people
50 dance scene 0:50:55 Makes You Forget Your Troubles Young people dancing
51 advance plot 0:52:14 Stars and Stripes Forever Young people cavorting in the street
54 NIF Dreams Transition 9
55 NIF Lascia ch’io pianga
56 montage 1:15:33 Dreams Allegro Newspaper headlines
57 1:15:51 Dreams + Makes You Forget Your Troubles Minor + Minor Newspaper headlines
58 NIF Dreams + Makes You Forget Your Troubles Transition 13 + Transition 13
59 climax 1:22:14 Dreams Eddie’s Prayer Eddie behind bars
60 NIF Dreams End Title
61 NIF Dreams Meno
62 NIF Dreams Dark Introduction
63 NIF Foxtrot
64 NIF Incidental Music
65 NIF Dance Tune