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98 results for "detective" in 13 films — see also inspector | investigator | policeman | private eye | sleuth

FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)Henriette (Serious)2:11:50 - Henriette arrives upstairsarriving | detective | hearing voices | leading lady | palace | prisoner | serious | soldier | solemn | somber | suspect | transition | whole-tone chord

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Crying2:12:15 - Pierre looks at Henriette64 chord | caretaker | chromatic scale | crying | detective | devastated | leading lady | looking | palace | prisoner | soldier | somber | suspect | transition

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Noble)2:13:19 - Henriette comes into the Duke's roomarriving | dark | death scene | detective | duke | dying | hopeful | leading lady | leading man | mode mixture | noble | prisoner | room | soldier | suspect

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Dying2:13:46 - The Duke in his death bedchromatic scale | conversing | death bed | death scene | detective | dissonant bass | duke | dying | leading lady | leading man | prisoner | questioning | room | sad | soldier | suspect

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Duet)2:14:06 - A close-up on Henrietteappoggiatura | chromatic parallelism | conversing | death bed | death scene | deceptive resolution | detective | duke | dying | leading lady | leading man | mode mixture | prisoner | questioning | room | sad | soldier | suspect | tender

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Funereal)2:14:27 - Henriette leaves the Dukeconversing | death bed | death scene | detective | duke | dying | funeral march | leading lady | leading man | Neapolitan | parallelism | pedal tone | prisoner | questioning | room | sad | sigh gesture | soldier | suspect
Are These Our Children? (1931)Dreams (Risoluto 2)0:53:55 - Newspaper headlinesadvance plot | arresting | dark | detective | double exposure | fragmentation | friend | headline | leading man | love interest | murderer | newspaper | ominous | room | sequential modulation | spinning | thematic transformation | underscoring
His Greatest Gamble (1934)Morning Glory Waltz (The End)1:10:18 - Philip leavesdetective | end title sequence | fugitive | leading man | leaving | mode mixture | secondary dominant | transcribed by ear | triumphant | waltz
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)The Arena1:01:22 - A fight posteradvance plot | augmented sixth chord | dark | detective | fanfare | leading man | light | polytonality | poster | street | thinking

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Tense)1:02:14 - Johnnie overhears the detectiveadvance plot | chromatic scale | detective | dissonant bass | hiding | leading man | ominous | room | tense | underscoring

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive (Hiding)1:02:31 - Detective buys tickets to Johnnie's matchadvance plot | detective | hiding | leading man | pedal tone | room | suspenseful | 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

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive (Ending)1:30:23 - A train rushes awaydetective | foreign key modulation | leading man | mode mixture | optimistic | passionate | plagal cadence | resolution | resolution | running | teenager | train station | triumphant
Death of a Scoundrel (1956)Clementi A (Dark)1:39:50 - Clementi speaks to the police about Zina's death, and they read her final notedeath | detective | flashback | note

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Underscoring (Mysterious)1:40:02 - Detectives tell Clementi of Zina's death, note, and phone calldark | detective | flashback | murder | note | poison | suicide | underscoring
Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)Menace0:31:38 - Steve talks with the detectiveadvance plot | conductor score | conversing | dark | detective | investigator | leading man | ominous | room

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Menace 20:32:00 - Steve talks with the detectiveadvance plot | conductor score | conversing | dark | detective | investigator | leading man | ominous | room

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Menace1:24:38 - Amato talks to detectiveadvance plot | detective | gangster | leading man | mysterious | plotting | police station | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Underscoring (Tense)1:24:53 - Amato talks to detectiveadvance plot | detective | gangster | leading man | plotting | police station | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Amato1:25:21 - Amato sets up Lye and Kayadvance plot | betraying | detective | gangster | harsh | leading man | plotting | police station | tense
Illegal (1955)The Detective0:58:36 - Detective stands up to follow Ellendetective | mystery
Mildred Pierce (1945)Mildred (Ominous)0:12:43 - The detectives talk to Mildredadvance plot | chromatic sequence | conversing | dark | detective | fragmentation | heroine | imitation | leading lady | ominous | room

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Underscoring (Tense)0:13:03 - Mildred leaves with the detectivesadvance plot | conversing | detective | foreign key modulation | heroine | leading lady | murder | street | tense | underscoring

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Hall of Justice0:13:35 - The Los Angeles Hall of Justiceadvance plot | arriving | bold | detective | entering | heroine | justice | leading lady | parallelism | pedal tone | police | police station | walking

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes0:16:07 - Cop whistles to himselfadvance plot | detective | familiar tune | heroine | leading lady | on-screen music | police | police station | source music | tense | ticking | whistling

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Coy 2)1:44:37 - Veda is brought in by the policeantagonist | chromatic parallelism | daughter | deceiving | deception | detective | entering | interrogating | interrogation | parallelism | police station | questioning | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Waltz Fantasy)1:44:53 - Mildred tells Veda not to confess9th chord | appoggiatura | chromatic parallelism | detective | harsh | heroine | interrogating | interrogation | leading lady | pleading | police station

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Triste)1:49:37 - Veda is led out by the policeantagonist | conversing | daughter | defeat | detective | heroine | leading lady | leaving | mother | murderer | police station | resigned | resolution | sigh gesture | somber
White Heat (1949)Morgue0:14:17 - Tahoe County Morgue signconversing | corpse | dark | detective | investigation scene | menacing | morgue | mortician | police | self-borrowing | transition
Before Dawn (1933)Wedding March0:59:55 - Two lovers kissing and The Enddetective | familiar tune | fanfare | kissing | leading lady | leading man | plagal cadence | resolution | romantic | secondary dominant | transcribed by ear | triumphant
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)Scale0:28:06 - Hildegarde whistlesadvance plot | detective | leading lady | leading man | major scale | music notes | neutral | on-screen music | school | singing | sleuth | source music

Murder on the Blackboard (1934)

The Clue0:28:13 - Hildegarde whistlesadvance plot | detective | leading lady | leading man | music notes | neutral | on-screen music | school | sleuth | source music | whistling

Murder on the Blackboard (1934)

The Clue0:56:42 - Hildegarde whistlesadvance plot | detective | hospital | leading lady | neutral | on-screen music | professor | sleuth | source music | victim | whistling

Murder on the Blackboard (1934)

The Clue1:08:29 - Hildegarde whistlesadvance plot | café | detective | leading lady | leading man | neutral | on-screen music | sleuth | source music | whistling
Star of Midnight (1935)Swing it Sister0:10:50 - Clay talks with JimAABA structure | blackmail | blackmailing | conversing | criminal | detective | establish character | leading man | radio | room | source music | threatening | upbeat

Star of Midnight (1935)

Pop Goes the Weasel0:29:44 - Detective sitsadvance plot | cheerful | conversing | detective | inspector | leading man | music box | room | source music

Star of Midnight (1935)

Pop Goes the Weasel0:33:40 - Clay talks with Timadvance plot | cheerful | conversing | detective | leading man | music box | room | source music | suspect

Star of Midnight (1935)

What a Night0:37:08 - Clay in a restaurantABAC structure | advance plot | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | producer | restaurant | sentimental | source music

Star of Midnight (1935)

If This Isn't Love0:46:25 - Clay talks with DonnaABAC structure | advance plot | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | restaurant | sentimental | source music

Star of Midnight (1935)

Westminster Quarters0:53:50 - Clay waitsadvance plot | calm | detective | detective | leading man | source music | street | waiting

Star of Midnight (1935)

Rushing0:54:02 - Clay rushes to catch the busbus | detective | hurried | leading man | montage | parallelism | rushing | street | transcribed by ear

Star of Midnight (1935)

Walking0:54:55 - Detective walkingdetective | mickey-mousing | montage | street | tired | transcribed by ear | walking

Star of Midnight (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Restaurant)0:55:00 - Detective talks on the phoneadvance plot | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | parallel double period | restaurant | score to source | sentimental | source music

Star of Midnight (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan B0:55:55 - Clay and Donna talk in a restaurantadvance plot | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | restaurant | sentimental | source music | suspension

Star of Midnight (1935)

I'm in Love All Over Again0:58:13 - Clay and Donna talk with Mr. ClassonAABA structure | advance plot | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | restaurant | sentimental | source music

Star of Midnight (1935)

Improvisation1:00:53 - Clay plays the pianoadvance plot | detective | leading lady | leading man | piano | playing | room | source music

Star of Midnight (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Phonograph)1:14:27 - Clay plays a record on the phonographadvance plot | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | parallel double period | phonograph | room | score to source | sentimental | source music

Star of Midnight (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Phonograph)1:19:18 - Clay goes to answer the dooradvance plot | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | phonograph | room | score to source | sentimental | source music

Star of Midnight (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Phonograph)1:20:25 - Clay goes to answer the dooradvance plot | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | phonograph | room | score to source | sentimental | source music

Star of Midnight (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Phonograph)1:21:40 - Clay enters the roomadvance plot | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | murderer | phonograph | room | score to source | sentimental | source music
We're Only Human (1935)Silver Lining0:13:56 - Pete and Sally in a restaurantconversing | date | detective | flirting | gentle | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | reporter | restaurant | source music

We're Only Human (1935)

Old Lavender (Gentle)0:22:34 - A man scoops up some pasta64 chord | advance plot | altered dominant | buying | detective | food | leading lady | leading man | love interest | ordering | peaceful | pedal tone | reporter | store | worker | working

We're Only Human (1935)

Old Lavender0:22:44 - Packaged-up food9th chord | added-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | buying | common-chord modulation | detective | direct modulation | food | harmonic sequence | leading lady | leading man | light | love interest | optimistic | ordering | reporter | store | worker | working

We're Only Human (1935)

Old Lavender (Celeste Solo)0:23:14 - Pete and Sally buying foodadvance plot | buying | detective | direct modulation | food | leading lady | leading man | love interest | ordering | peaceful | reporter | store | street | worker | working

We're Only Human (1935)

Underscoring (Lyrical)0:23:23 - Pete exits the storeattempted murder | conflict | departing | detective | drive by shooting | food | gunshot | leading man | mode mixture | peaceful | pedal tone | shooting | street | underscoring | walking

We're Only Human (1935)

Lullaby (Adagio)0:23:36 - Pete watches the car drive awayconflict | conversing | detective | diminished 7th chord | direct modulation | dissonant bass | food | leading lady | leading man | love interest | reacting | reporter | street | tense

We're Only Human (1935)

Isn't This a Night For Love (Moonlight)0:23:59 - Pete and Sally having dinnerAABA structure | conversing | date | detective | dinner | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | reporter | romantic | room | source music

We're Only Human (1935)

The Escape (Hiding)0:27:05 - Pete and Danny dodge from gunfireaction scene | chromatic scale | detective | dodging | dramatic | gangster | gunshot | hiding | leading man | shooting | stinger | street | whole-tone chord

We're Only Human (1935)

Gypo Runs Away0:27:09 - Pete and Danny hideaction scene | agitated | chromatic parallelism | detective | diminished 7th chord | gangster | hiding | leading man | street | tense

We're Only Human (1935)

The Informer (Up the Stairs)0:27:17 - Pete prepares to advance64 chord | action scene | agitated | bank | chromatic sequence | detective | dodging | fragmentation | gangster | gunshot | hiding | leading man | preparing | running | stinger | tense

We're Only Human (1935)

Blood Money (Four Coins)0:27:37 - Pete and Danny hideaction scene | bank | detective | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | hiding | leading man | mysterious | preparing | sneaking | tense

We're Only Human (1935)

The Informer (Lying)0:27:51 - Danny prepares to advanceaction scene | bank | chromatic sequence | detective | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | hiding | leading man | octatonic | preparing | sneaking | tense

We're Only Human (1935)

Kong 10:28:23 - Pete jumps on a criminalaction scene | bank | chromatic parallelism | detective | dramatic | fighting | gangster | jumping | leading man | pedal tone | punching | tense

We're Only Human (1935)

Kong 20:28:34 - Pete handcuffs a criminalaction scene | bank | detective | dramatic | fighting | gangster | leading man | mysterious | tense | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

We're Only Human (1935)

The Informer (Drinking)0:28:39 - Pete stands upaction scene | bank | detective | gangster | leading man | octatonic | standing | tense | whole-tone chord

We're Only Human (1935)

Katie (Triste)0:28:47 - Pete talks to the criminalaction scene | arguing | bank | detective | foreign key modulation | gangster | leading man | parallelism | stinger | sultry

We're Only Human (1935)

Blood Money (Extended)0:28:58 - Pete walks away with the criminalaction scene | arguing | augmented triad | bank | detective | gangster | leading man | mysterious | tense | tritone | whole-tone

We're Only Human (1935)

Katie (Begging)0:29:21 - Close up on Danny64 chord | action scene | bank | calling | detective | gangster | leading man | sequence | serious | tense | victim

We're Only Human (1935)

Begging0:29:35 - Pete talks with Dannyaction scene | arguing | bank | detective | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | gangster | leading man | pedal tone | sequence | serious | tense | victim

We're Only Human (1935)

Katie (Dolcissimo)0:30:05 - Danny talks with Peteaction scene | bank | chromatic sequence | conversing | death | detective | dying | gangster | leading man | solemn | victim

We're Only Human (1935)

Dan and Mary (Adagio)0:30:44 - Pete says goodbye to Danny11th chord | action scene | bank | conversing | death | detective | dying | gangster | leading man | solemn | victim

We're Only Human (1935)

Isn't This a Night For Love (Dance Band)0:33:11 - Pete walks into a dinerAABA structure | advance plot | arguing | conversing | detective | diner | leading lady | leading man | reporter | sentimental | source music

We're Only Human (1935)

Midnight in Manhattan (Warm)0:36:50 - Mary and Pete in a restaurantadvance plot | altered dominant | arguing | conversing | detective | leading lady | leading man | mode mixture | Neapolitan | reporter | restaurant | sentimental | source music

We're Only Human (1935)

Mildred Waltz0:46:46 - Pete looks at police sketchesABA structure | advance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | calm | conversing | detective | diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | reporter | room

We're Only Human (1935)

Waiting0:47:49 - Sally leavesadvance plot | calm | conversing | departing | detective | leading lady | leading man | reporter | room

We're Only Human (1935)

Kong 31:01:06 - Pete leavescar | chromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | departing | detective | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | hurried | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | reporter | rushing | sequence | street | victim

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 11:01:21 - Driving in a carcar | car | chromatic sequence | climax | conflict | detective | dissonant bass | dramatic | driving | hurried | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | reporter | rushing | victim | wipe

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 21:01:56 - Witness threatens to kill the criminalsacceleration | arguing | car | car | chromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | detective | dramatic | driving | hurried | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | reporter | rushing | threat | threatening | victim

We're Only Human (1935)

Russian Waltz (Poco Agitato)1:02:12 - Getting out the carcar | chromatic scale | climax | conflict | dark | detective | leading lady | leading man | reporter | sneaking | tense | victim | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 31:02:23 - Approaching the housechromatic parallelism | chromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | detective | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | pc set | reporter | sneaking | tense | victim | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

Russian Waltz (Pizzicato)1:02:55 - Spying on the houseclimax | conflict | detective | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | reporter | sneaking | tense | victim | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

Saroff1:03:07 - They arguearguing | chromatic scale | climax | conflict | detective | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | reporter | tense | victim | whole-tone | whole-tone chord | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

Lost Patrol 11:03:12 - A man runsclimax | conflict | detective | dramatic | fleeing | frantic | gunshot | leading lady | leading man | reporter | running | shooting | victim | whole-tone | whole-tone chord | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

The Informer (Burning Poster) + Blood Money1:03:25 - A man falls to the groundclimax | conflict | crawling | detective | diminished 7th chord | dying | gunshot | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | octatonic | reporter | Scotch snap | shooting | tense | tone cluster | victim | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

The Wearin' o' the Green (Fighting)1:03:42 - Pete prepares to advancechromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | detective | dramatic | fragmentation | gunshot | leading lady | leading man | reporter | running | sequence | shooting | tense | underscoring | victim | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

The Informer (Tense)1:04:11 - Pete prepares to enter the houseclimax | conflict | detective | leading man | mysterious | Scotch snap | sneaking | tense | whole-tone | whole-tone chord | yard

We're Only Human (1935)

The Escape1:04:31 - Pete enters the housechromatic scale | climax | conflict | detective | dodging | dramatic | gangster | gunshot | hiding | leading man | murderer | room | shooting | underscoring | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 41:04:54 - Pete crawls on the floorclimax | conflict | crawling | detective | gangster | leading man | murderer | room | tense | underscoring | whole-tone chord

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 51:05:03 - Pete prepares to shootchromatic parallelism | climax | conflict | detective | gangster | gunshot | leading man | murderer | pc set | pedal tone | room | shooting | sneaking | tense | underscoring | whole-tone chord

We're Only Human (1935)

Blood Money (Counting Money)1:05:25 - Pete looks at the fallen manclimax | conflict | detective | gangster | leading man | murderer | mysterious | room | sneaking | tense | tone cluster

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 61:05:34 - Pete dodges gunfireclimax | conflict | dark | detective | gangster | leading man | murderer | room | sneaking | taunting | tense | underscoring

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 71:05:48 - Pete runs up the stairs9th chord | climax | conflict | detective | dramatic | gangster | leading man | murderer | parallelism | pc set | pedal tone | room | running | rushing | tense | underscoring | whole-tone chord

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 81:05:55 - Pete advances slowlyarguing | chromatic scale | climax | conflict | detective | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | hostage | leading man | murderer | pedal tone | polychord | room | sneaking | taunting | tense | tricking | underscoring

We're Only Human (1935)

Lost Patrol 21:06:45 - Berger falls to the groundclimax | conflict | death | detective | dramatic | dying | falling | gangster | gunshot | hostage | leading man | murderer | room | tone cluster | underscoring

We're Only Human (1935)

Lost Patrol 31:06:52 - Pete looks at Berger64 chord | climax | conflict | death | detective | gangster | hostage | leading man | murderer | reacting | room | solemn

We're Only Human (1935)

Isn't This a Night For Love (The End)1:08:36 - Pete kisses Sally9th chord | altered dominant | car | detective | end title sequence | kissing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mode mixture | reporter | resolution | romantic | The End | transcribed by ear