Character: Leslie Crosbie in The Letter (1940)


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Played by Bette Davis
Character Information


Tags associated with this character: leading lady, murderer



Theme associated with this character: Hammond A




Tags associated with this theme:

angry | arguing | augmentation | augmented triad | augmented triads | bold | brassy | buildup | call and response | calm | Chinatown | Chinese | chromatic paralellism | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | climax | combination of themes | composer reference | confessing | conversing | creeping | crying | dance music | dark | delicate | denying | despair | distortion | distress | dramatic | driving | emotional | foxtrot | fragmentation | gentle | glorious | home | hospital | investigating | layering | leaving | looking | lying | main theme | minor-major sevenths | mysterious | obsessive | office | ominous | oscillation | ostinatos | parallel fifths | parallelism | passionate | pc sets | plagal cadence | planning | plantation | plotting | polychords | polyrhythms | polytonality | prison | quartal chord | reading | recounting | sequence | serious | shop | sinister | somber | source music | spying | staring | stern | stinger | suspense | tense | thinking | tinkling | tone cluster | tritone | turning on | waiting | walking | watching | weeping | whole-tone | whole-tone chord | whole-tone chords | whole tone chords


Theme associated with this character: Hammond B