Character: Gypo Nolan in The Informer (1935)


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Played by Victor McLaglen
Character Information


Tags associated with this character: leading man, informer, antagonist



Theme associated with this character: The Informer




Tags associated with this theme:

9th chord | 11th chord | accusing | agitated | altered dominant | arguing | arresting | arriving | augmented sixth chord | authentic cadence | begging | bold | bragging | cheerful | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | church | confessing | conversing | countermelody | courtroom | crying | dark | determined | diminished 7th chord | Dorian mode | dramatic | drinking | dropping | drunk | dying | eavesdropping | entering | folk-like | fragmentation | gentle | giving | half-diminished 7th chord | hallucinating | hallway | headquarters | hiding | hurrying | interrupting | leaving | lying | main theme | march | marching | matching speech | mickey-mousing | minor pentatonic | mysterious | Neapolitan | octatonic | parallelism | party | pedal tone | planning | pleading | proud | pub | remorseful | room | running | Scotch snap | searching | sequence | serious | sigh gesture | somber | spying | staring | street | stumbling | suspension | tense | tritone | tritone substitution | up | walking | walking bass | whole-tone | whole-tone chord


Theme associated with this character: Katie




Tags associated with this theme:

9th chord | agitated | American | appoggiatura | augmented sixth chord | axis of symmetry | begging | breaking | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | confessing | contemplating | conversing | courtroom | crying | deciding | diminished 7th chord | drunk | familiar tune | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | hallucinating | headquarters | interrogating | leaving | mickey-mousing | minor-major 7th chord | mirroring | mysterious | parallelism | party | patriotic tune | pedal tone | police station | pondering | pub | questioning | remorseful | romantic | room | Scotch snap | seductive | sentence form | sentimental | sequence | serious | sobbing gesture | somber | staring | street | sultry | tense | transcribed by ear | tritone | upset | walking | watching | whole-tone chord | worrying | yearning


Theme associated with this character: My Man


Tags associated with this theme:

AB structure | cheerful | conversing | party | source music | street