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FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)The Murder1:51:56 - The Duke advances towards the Duchessapproaching | blur | climax | dark | duchess | duke | leading lady | leading man | menacing | murder | murdering | murder scene | ominous | room
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)Jerry (Somber)1:31:04 - Rocky leaves his cell for his executionaltered dominant | climax | conversing | gangster | gentle | leading man | pc set | priest | prison | reverse picardy | stinger | tone cluster

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Jerry (Upset)1:31:40 - Jerry follows Rocky out of his cellagitated | climax | conversing | gangster | leading man | police | priest | prison

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:31:44 - Rocky punches a guardagitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | climax | fighting | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | police | priest | prison | punching | tense | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Gangster (Funebre)1:31:55 - Rocky is taken away64 chord | climax | gangster | leading man | police | priest | prison | pushing | somber

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Funebre1:32:03 - Jerry and Rocky walk down the hallclimax | dirge | execution chamber | gangster | leading man | marching | police | priest | prison | somber | tense | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Jerry (Goodbye)1:33:12 - Jerry says goodbye to Rockyadded-note chord | climax | conversing | dissonant bass | execution chamber | gangster | leading man | priest | prison | serious | sigh gesture | somber

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Funebre (Sigh)1:33:19 - Rocky heads towards electric chairadded-note chord | climax | dirge | execution chamber | gangster | leading man | marching | priest | prison | sigh gesture | somber | tense | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)1:33:36 - Rocky pleads for his lifebegging | climax | cowardice | crowd | crying | death | execution | execution chamber | gangster | leading man | pleading | police | priest | prison | shadow | tense | tone cluster | underscoring | wailing

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Sanctus (Mournful)1:34:12 - Jerry cries after Rocky diesadded-note chord | climax | crying | death | dissonant bass | execution chamber | leading man | mourning | pedal tone | priest | prison | redemption | reverse picardy | sacred | somber
Are These Our Children? (1931)Dreams (Eddie’s Prayer)1:22:14 - Eddie behind barsadded-note chord | climax | crying | dramatic | jail | leading man | murderer | praying | prisoner | religious | sacred
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Bugle Call1:49:14 - Mortimer blows the buglebugle | bugle call | climax | dramatic | leading man | on-screen music | playing | room | source music

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Happy Land1:50:41 - Mortimer singsbugle call | climax | leading man | on-screen music | room | singing | source music | upbeat
The Big Sleep (1946)Hangs up phone1:47:07 - Marlowe hangs up the phoneclimax | hanging up | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mickey-mousing | mysterious | private eye | room

The Big Sleep (1946)

Hurrying1:47:07 - Marlowe and Vivian make a planclimax | hurrying | leading lady | leading man | love interest | planning | private eye | room | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Misterioso)1:47:26 - Marlowe drops a bulletclimax | fear | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mysterious | private eye | room | shaking | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe 21:47:31 - Car pulls up outsideclimax | fear | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mysterious | private eye | room | shaking | tense | tritone

The Big Sleep (1946)

Carmen (Drugged)1:48:08 - Marlowe watches men outsideclimax | criminal | fear | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mysterious | ominous | planning | private eye | room | tense | waiting

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Tense)1:48:32 - Men approach the houseclimax | fear | leading man | mysterious | ominous | planning | private eye | room | tense | underscoring | waiting

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Conceals Himself)1:48:43 - Marlowe hides behind the curtainclimax | fear | hiding | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Misterioso)1:48:55 - Marlowe sneaks up behind Marsclimax | criminal | fear | hiding | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | sneaking | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe 21:49:05 - Marlowe holds a gun on Marsclimax | criminal | fear | leading man | mysterious | ominous | private eye | room | sneaking | tense
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)Peggy (Waiting)1:24:39 - The detective talks to Johnniechromatic scale | climax | dark | detective | diminished 7th chord | dissonant | dissonant bass | leading lady | leading man | lying | ominous | room | waiting

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Lying1:25:16 - Johnnie lies to Peggy about where he's goingadded-note chord | augmented sixth chord | climax | common-chord modulation | detective | dissonant bass | foreign key modulation | leading lady | leading man | lying | minor-major 7th chord | room | turbulent

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

On the Make (Appassionato)1:25:51 - Peggy wants to go with Johnnie9th chord | altered dominant | climax | detective | embracing | kissing | leading lady | leading man | leaving | linear chromaticism | mode mixture | pedal tone | romantic | room | sentimental | sigh gesture | tender
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Dust Be My Destiny (Appassionatissimo)1:13:14 - Joe makes a run for itchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climax | conflict | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | escaping | hospital | intervallic expansion | leading lady | leading man | runaway | sequence | tense
Flamingo Road (1949)The Girl With the Spanish Drawl1:29:10 - Lane arrives at Lute Mae'sarriving | climax | club | dancer | dancing | leady lady | musician | on-screen music | playing | source and scoring overlap | source music | upbeat

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus (Fragmented) + Titus 2 (Fragmented)1:29:47 - Lane confronts Titusarguing | climax | club | combination of themes | dark | fragmentation | inversion | leading lady | motivic transformation | mysterious | ominous | retrograde | self-borrowing | sheriff

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus (Rising Tension)1:30:09 - Lane confronts Titusarguing | climax | club | dark | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | ominous | self-borrowing | sequence | sheriff

Flamingo Road (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:30:24 - Lane pulls a gun on Titusarguing | climax | club | dark | demanding | dramatic | gun | leading lady | ominous | sheriff | stinger | threatening

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus (Slowly)1:30:42 - Lane holds Titus at gunpointarguing | climax | club | dark | demanding | dramatic | gun | leading lady | ominous | self-borrowing | sheriff | telephone | threatening

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 2 (Ominous)1:30:55 - Titus pretends to make a phone callcalling | chromatic parallelism | climax | club | dark | deceiving | gun | leading lady | mysterious | self-borrowing | sheriff | telephone

Flamingo Road (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:31:15 - Titus attacks Laneattacking | breaking | chromatic parallelism | climax | club | dramatic | dropping | gun | leading lady | linear chromaticism | oscillation | sheriff | staggering | stinger | telephone | tense | throwing | underscoring

Flamingo Road (1949)

Breaking door1:31:19 - Titus throws the phone at Lanechromatic parallelism | climax | club | dramatic | gun | leading lady | mickey-mousing | sheriff | telephone | throwing

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lane staggers1:31:22 - Lane staggers after being hitclimax | club | dramatic | leading lady | mickey-mousing | oscillation | sheriff | staggering

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus (Ostinato 3)1:31:25 - Titus holds a gun on Laneclimax | club | dramatic | fighting | gun | gunshot | leading lady | menacing | ostinato | self-borrowing | sequence | sheriff | struggling | tense | threatening

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus (Climax)1:31:43 - Lane struggles with Tituschromatic parallelism | chromatic wedge | climax | club | dramatic | fighting | gun | gunshot | leading lady | major 7th chord | self-borrowing | sequence | sheriff | struggling | tense

Flamingo Road (1949)

Struggling1:31:47 - Close-up on the gunclimax | close up | club | dramatic | fighting | gun | gunshot | leading lady | major 7th chord | mickey-mousing | oscillation | sheriff | struggling | tense

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus 2 (Sinks)1:31:50 - Titus collapses to the floorclimax | club | death | dying | falling | gun | gunshot | leading lady | self-borrowing | sequence | sheriff | sinking | tragic
In This Our Life (1942)Stanley (Agitato)1:25:21 - Craig talks to Stanleyagitated | climax | conversing | criminal | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | mother | room | suspect

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Tense) + South American Way1:25:34 - Stanley reactsaccusing | climax | criminal | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | lying | mother | mysterious | ominous | remembered source music | remembering | room | source and scoring overlap | source music | suspect | tense | underscoring

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Valse Triste)1:26:23 - Stanley confessesarguing | climax | confessing | confession | criminal | crying | dramatic | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | mother | room | suspect

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Slowly Extended)1:26:39 - Stanley confessesagitated | arguing | climax | confessing | confession | criminal | crying | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | lying | mother | room | suspect

In This Our Life (1942)

Expressivo (Extended 2)1:27:04 - Lavinia risesarguing | climax | criminal | emotional | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | mother | pleading | room | suspect

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Tense)1:27:23 - Stanley reactsclimax | conversing | criminal | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | mother | plotting | room | suspect | tense | underscoring

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Extended)1:27:33 - Stanley goes upstairsclimax | conversing | criminal | crying | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | mother | room | somber | suspect | uneasy

In This Our Life (1942)

Love Theme (Gentle)1:27:58 - Roy talks to Craigaccusing | climax | conversing | criminal | crying | embracing | gentle | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | room | sneaking | tender

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:28:57 - Stanley escapesclimax | criminal | dramatic | driving | escaping | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | room | underscoring | watching

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Driving Away)1:29:06 - Craig goes to the phoneagitated | calling | climax | lawyer | leading man | room | telephone | walking

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Chase)1:32:59 - The police chase after Stanleychase scene | chasing | climax | criminal | desperate | dramatic | driving | fleeing | leading lady | police | street | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Fleeing)1:33:12 - The police chase after Stanleychase scene | chasing | climax | criminal | desperate | dramatic | driving | fleeing | leading lady | police | street | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:33:29 - Two other policeman see Stanleychase scene | chasing | climax | criminal | dark | dramatic | driving | fleeing | leading lady | police | street | tense | underscoring | watching

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Crying)1:33:37 - Stanley crying in her carchase scene | chasing | climax | criminal | crying | dark | dramatic | driving | fleeing | leading lady | police | somber | street | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Rising Tension)1:33:49 - The police in hot pursuitchase scene | chasing | climax | criminal | desperate | dramatic | driving | fleeing | leading lady | police | street | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Desperate)1:34:02 - The police in hot pursuitchase scene | chasing | climax | criminal | crying | desperate | dramatic | driving | fleeing | leading lady | police | street | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:34:09 - Stanley's eyes in the rear-view mirrorchase scene | chasing | climax | criminal | crying | desperate | dramatic | driving | fleeing | leading lady | police | street | tense | underscoring

In This Our Life (1942)

Car crash 21:34:17 - Stanley's car crashesbrash | car | car crash | chase scene | climax | crashing | criminal | dramatic | driving | dying | falling | fire | leading lady | mickey-mousing | police | street | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Tragic)1:34:28 - Police run to Stanley's carbrash | car | car crash | chase scene | climax | criminal | dramatic | dying | fire | helping | leading lady | mournful | police | reporting | rescuing | rushing | somber | street | tragic
The Informer (1935)Katie (Despair)1:16:18 - Gypo confesses and criesantagonist | climax | confessing | confession | courtroom | courtroom scene | crying | dissonant bass | guilt | headquarters | leading man | remorseful | room | sequence | traitor

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Tranquillo)1:16:35 - Gypo is taken awayantagonist | arresting | authentic cadence | climax | confessing | confession | courtroom | courtroom scene | crying | guilt | headquarters | hero | leading man | leaving | love interest | pleading | remorseful | room | traitor

The Informer (1935)

Blood Money (Ostinato)1:27:32 - Rebels come to capture Gypoantagonist | climax | leading man | mysterious | ostinato | rebel | room | sneaking | tense | traitor | whispering

The Informer (1935)

The Escape (The Fight)1:28:25 - Rebels shoot through the doorantagonist | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climax | down | dramatic | escaping | falling | fighting | leading man | linear chromaticism | mickey-mousing | rebel | room | running | tense | traitor | whole-tone

The Informer (1935)

Blood Money (Tuttissimo)1:28:53 - Gypo stumbles into a churchantagonist | church | climax | dirge | dissonant bass | dominant pedal | dying | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mysterious | street | stumbling | tense | traitor | walking | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Pathetic)1:29:48 - Gypo stumbles toward Frankie's motherantagonist | church | climax | diminished 7th chord | dying | gentle | leading man | main theme | pedal tone | somber | stumbling | traitor | walking

The Informer (1935)

Sancta Maria1:30:27 - Frankie's mother forgives Gypoantagonist | church | climax | confessing | dying | gentle | leading man | mother | sacred | somber | suspension | traitor
The Letter (1940)Hammond A (Tragic)0:37:21 - Howard talks to Leslieanxious | climax | conversing | fearful | lawyer | leading lady | letter | oscillation | pivotal scene | prison | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Foxtrot No.3)1:25:08 - Leslie leaves the party, stares at the moon, and is worriedclimax | combination of themes | dance music | foxtrot | home | lacework | leading lady | obsession | obsessive | oscillation | sequence | source music | tense | thinking

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Distraught)1:25:39 - Leslie criesclimax | crying | dramatic | emotional | home | leading lady | oscillation | sequence

The Letter (1940)

Underscoring (Mysterious)1:26:07 - Leslie talks to Robertclimax | conversing | home | husband | leading lady | mysterious | staring | underscoring

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Ethereal)1:26:36 - Leslie and Robert look at each otherclimax | home | husband | leading lady | oscillation | staring | tense

The Letter (1940)

Underscoring (Tense)1:26:52 - Leslie talks to Robertclimax | conversing | home | husband | leading lady | staring | tense | underscoring

The Letter (1940)

Letter 2 (Tense)1:27:06 - Leslie talks to Robertclimax | conversing | gentle | home | husband | leading lady | pedal tone | tender | tense

The Letter (1940)

Deception (Lohengreenish)1:28:04 - Robert asks for Leslie's love and devotionclimax | conversing | home | husband | kissing | leading lady | romantic | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Very Slow)1:29:01 - Leslie says she loves the man she killed then criesclimax | home | leading lady | oscillation | sequence | somber | stern | weeping

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Dirge)1:29:32 - Leslie heads towards the doorChinese | climax | dark | dirge | home | leading lady | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Missing Dagger)1:29:49 - Leslie opens the doorChinese | climax | dagger | door | gentle | home | leading lady | mysterious | opening | pentatonic

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Climactic)1:30:02 - Leslie finds that the knife is goneclimax | dagger | door | home | leading lady | looking | passionate

The Letter (1940)

Shadow1:30:30 - Leslie leaves the housechromatic parallelism | climax | leading lady | mysterious | plantation | shadow | walking

The Letter (1940)

Native (Climactic)1:30:42 - Leslie wanders through her gardenclimax | crying | exoticism | gamelan | Indonesian music | leading lady | mysterious | panning shot | parallelism | plantation | setting | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Deception (Appassionato)1:31:18 - Close-up of Leslieclimax | crying | leading lady | mysterious | plantation | polytonality | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (The Moon)1:31:36 - Leslie watches the moon go behind a cloudclimax | cloud | crying | dramatic | leading lady | looking | moon | oscillation | plantation | sequence

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Ambush)1:31:55 - Leslie moves through the gateantagonist | Chinese | climax | dark | leading lady | mysterious | plantation | polytonality | walking

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Deliberate)1:32:48 - Mrs. Hammond approaches Leslie with a knifeantagonist | Chinese | climax | dagger | leading lady | plantation | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Revenge)1:33:01 - Mrs. Hammond stabs Leslieantagonist | Chinese | Chinese | climax | dagger | leading lady | murder | open fifth | parallelism | pentatonic | plantation | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Policeman1:33:31 - A policeman comes to investigate but does nothingantagonist | Chinese | climax | investigating | plantation | policeman | tense

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Reckoning)1:33:42 - Mrs. Hammond walks away and we see Leslie's dead bodyantagonist | augmentation | body | Chinese | climax | death | leading lady | moon | oscillation | plantation | policeman | somber

The Letter (1940)

Letter 2 (The Body)NIF - not in filmbody | climax | death | pedal tone | plantation | somber
Mildred Pierce (1945)Mildred B (Twist)1:45:20 - Mildred walks into the beach housearriving | climax | dark | flashback | heroine | leading lady | room

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Ominous)1:45:25 - Mildred walks downstairsarriving | climax | dark | heroine | leading lady | ominous | room

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Secret Revealed1:45:37 - Mildred finds Veda and Monte togetherantagonist | climax | dark | daughter | discovering | kissing | reveal | room | stinger | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Agitato)1:46:05 - Veda reveals that she is in love with Monte antagonist | betrayal | betraying | climax | dark | daughter | heroine | leading lady | revealing | room | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Very Slow)1:46:22 - Mildred reacts to Veda's betrayalantagonist | betrayal | climax | contemplating | dark | daughter | gun | heroine | leading lady | ominous | room

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Tragic)1:46:43 - Mildred runs awayantagonist | arguing | betrayal | climax | daughter | dramatic | emotional | heroine | leading lady | room | running

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Breakdown)1:47:11 - Mildred tries to start her carclimax | crying | dramatic | emotional | heroine | leading lady | leaving | street
Kid Galahad (1937)Kid Galahad (Montage 2)1:18:47 - Newspaper headline montage64 chord | chromatic mediant | climax | fanfare | foreign key modulation | heroic | hurrying | manager | montage | newspaper | pedal tone | room | syncopation

Kid Galahad (1937)

Underscoring (Tender)1:38:49 - Nick lies dying on a tableclimax | dying | linear chromaticism | manager | pedal tone | room | somber | tender

Kid Galahad (1937)

Kid Galahad (Tender)1:39:15 - Nick speaks his final words9th chord | 64 chord | added-note chord | appoggiatura | climax | death | dying | fanfare | foreign key modulation | leading lady | leading man | manager | mode mixture | pedal tone | room | sister | somber | stretto imitation
The Unfaithful (1947)Unfaithful (Not in Film)NIF - not in filmarguing | climax | cut from film | husband | ostinato | room | sequential modulation | tense | wife

The Unfaithful (1947)

Tanner (Headlines)1:24:17 - Chris is suspected of murderclimax | friend | hurrying | montage | newspaper | newspaper boy | ostinato | panicked | police station | polytonality | radio | reporter | room | rushing | street | surprise | widow

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Scandal)1:24:55 - Newspaper headlines about the murderclimax | courtroom | crowd | dramatic | hurrying | montage | newspaper | ostinato | radio | rushing | sequential modulation

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (The Trial)1:25:17 - Chris on trialclimax | courtroom | crowd | dramatic | hurrying | knife | lawyer | mirroring | montage | ostinato | polytonality | prosecuting | prosecutor | rushing | witness

The Unfaithful (1947)

Clocking out1:25:41 - Time cardclimax | comical | mickey-mousing | montage | office | saleswoman | time card | working

The Unfaithful (1947)

Tanner1:25:44 - Mrs. Tanner testifiesaltered dominant | climax | courtroom | dramatic | hurrying | montage | prosecuting | quartal chord | rushing | testifying | witness

The Unfaithful (1947)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:25:51 - Art shop owner testifiesclimax | courtroom | dramatic | hurrying | montage | prosecuting | rushing | testifying | tritone | underscoring | witness

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Heavy)1:26:02 - Newspaper of Chris testifyingclimax | courtroom | crowd | dramatic | hurrying | montage | newspaper | rushing
Thirteen Women (1932)Ursula (The End)0:59:03 - Ursula jumps to her deathchromatic scale | climax | dark | dramatic | dying | jumping | leading lady | murderer | The End | train | transcribed by ear
The Breaking Point (1950)The Breaking Point (Ethereal)1:34:41 - Harry recognizes Lucyboat | climax | comforting | conversing | crying | ethereal | leading lady | leading man | mixed meter | sailor | sweet | wife

The Breaking Point (1950)

The Breaking Point (Cellos)1:35:14 - Harry talks with Lucyboat | climax | comforting | conversing | crying | ethereal | leading lady | leading man | mixed meter | sailor | sweet | wife

The Breaking Point (1950)

Calm1:35:38 - Lucy leavesboat | climax | comforting | conversing | crying | ethereal | leading lady | leading man | sailor | sweet | wife

The Breaking Point (1950)

The Breaking Point (Triste)1:35:50 - Harry is carried out on a stretchercarrying | child | climax | crowd | crying | doctor | harbor | leading lady | leading man | sailor | somber | watching | wife

The Breaking Point (1950)

Leona1:36:26 - Leona watcheschild | climax | crowd | crying | doctor | harbor | leading lady | leading man | sailor | somber | watching | wife

The Breaking Point (1950)

Sad Boy1:36:44 - Sad orphaned boy looks onchild | climax | crowd | crying | harbor | leaving | somber | spiritual-like | triumphant | watching