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The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)Cauldron 10:00:15 - Title card: Title of filmbeaker | bubbling | dramatic | main title | ominous | opening title sequence | starring list | title of film

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Cauldron 20:00:27 - Title card: Cast listbeaker | bubbling | cast list | dramatic | main title | ominous | opening title sequence | title of film

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Shadow punch0:45:00 - Watchman gets punched by a shadowy figureattacking | crime | criminal | dramatic | fighting | gangster | guard | punching | robbery | shadow | store | violence

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:47:48 - Rocks opens the safebreaking in | criminal | doctor | dramatic | gangster | leading man | lock | opening | robbery | safe | safe-cracking | stinger | store | tense | thief | underscoring | unlocking | vault

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Rocks (Double Cross)0:48:56 - Rocks thinks of a double-crossantagonist | atonal | criminal | doctor | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | leading man | murderer | murdering | parallelism | plotting | robbery | sinister | store | thief | trapping

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Locked in vault0:49:06 - Dr. Clitterhouse locked in safeanxious | criminal | doctor | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | leading man | murderer | murdering | panicking | pounding | robbery | safe | store | tense | thief | trapping | vault | yelling

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Motor0:49:21 - Rocks starts up the refrigeration motorantagonist | anxious | criminal | doctor | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | gauge | leading man | lowering | machine | mickey-mousing | motor | murderer | murdering | panicking | pounding | robbery | spinning | store | temperature | tense | thief | trapping | whirling | yelling

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor + The Motor0:49:36 - Dr. Clitterhouse in safeanxious | combination of themes | criminal | doctor | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | gauge | leading man | machine | motor | murderer | murdering | panicking | robbery | spinning | store | tense | thief | trapping | whirling

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Motor (Getting Colder)0:49:43 - The vault gets colderanxious | criminal | doctor | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | gauge | leading man | lowering | machine | motor | murderer | murdering | panicking | pounding | robbery | spinning | store | temperature | tense | thief | trapping | whirling | yelling

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Rocks goes downstairs0:50:05 - Rocks goes down the stairsantagonist | anxious | criminal | descending | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | mickey-mousing | murderer | robbery | stairs | store | temperature | tense | thief | walking

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor + The Motor0:50:11 - Butch comes backanxious | combination of themes | criminal | doctor | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | hurrying | leading man | motor | murderer | robbery | store | temperature | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Rocks (Sneaking) + The Motor0:50:14 - Rocks sneaks around in the darkantagonist | anxious | combination of themes | criminal | doctor | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | leading man | motor | murderer | robbery | sneaking | store | temperature | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor + The Motor0:50:22 - Butch runs downstairsanxious | combination of themes | criminal | double-cross | down | downstairs | dramatic | gangster | mickey-mousing | motor | robbery | store | tense | thief | walking

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Butch goes downstairs0:50:22 - Butch runs downstairsanxious | combination of themes | criminal | double-cross | down | downstairs | dramatic | gangster | mickey-mousing | robbery | store | tense | thief | walking

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Rocks) + Rocks (The Amazing Doctor)0:50:33 - Rocks goes out to the truckantagonist | anxious | combination of themes | criminal | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | lying | murderer | robbery | street | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Motor (Butch)0:50:45 - Butch searches for the doctoranxious | criminal | dramatic | gangster | mickey-mousing | motor | robbery | running | searching | store | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Butch runs0:50:46 - Butch runs to the windowanxious | criminal | dramatic | gangster | mickey-mousing | robbery | running | searching | store | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Butch runs back0:50:52 - Butch runs back from the windowanxious | criminal | dramatic | gangster | mickey-mousing | robbery | running | searching | store | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Brass) + The Motor0:51:00 - Dr. Clitterhouse in the safeanxious | combination of themes | criminal | dramatic | gangster | knocking | motor | panicking | robbery | store | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Butch Lights the Torch0:51:05 - Butch prepares the torchanxious | combination of themes | criminal | dramatic | fire | flame | gangster | hero | lighting | preparing | rescuing | robbery | store | tense | thief | torch | working

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Torch (Burning)0:51:12 - Butch opens safe with welder's torchanxious | burning | criminal | dramatic | fire | flame | gangster | hero | rescuing | robbery | sparks | store | tense | thief | torch

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Torch0:51:17 - Torch breaks through the safe dooranxious | burning | criminal | cutting | dramatic | fire | flame | gangster | hero | rescuing | robbery | sparks | store | tense | thief | torch

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Camera panning0:51:39 - Camera pans to the watchmananxious | dramatic | guard | mickey-mousing | panning shot | robbery | store | tense | waking

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Motor (Watchman Crawling)0:51:41 - Watchman struggles to sound the alarmalarm | anxious | crawling | dramatic | guard | mickey-mousing | motor | robbery | store | struggle | tense

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Torch (Off) + The Motor0:52:24 - Butch finishes opening safeanxious | burning | combination of themes | criminal | cutting | dramatic | fire | flame | gangster | hero | motor | rescuing | robbery | sparks | store | tense | thief | torch | turning off

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Motor (Rescue)0:52:29 - Dr. Clitterhouse escapes from safeanxious | criminal | dramatic | escaping | gangster | hero | motor | rescuing | robbery | store | tense | thief
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)The Chase0:04:21 - Cops chase boys through the train yardchase scene | chasing | dramatic | escaping | mickey-mousing | police | running | street | teenager

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Gangster (Fingerprints)0:06:17 - Montage of juvenile detention and prison lifedigging | dramatic | establish character | fingerprints | headline | headshot | leading man | main theme | main title | marching | montage | newspaper | prison | prisoner | reformatory | serious | timelapse | working

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Running and shooting0:06:52 - Police chase gangsters and Rocky shootsagent | chasing | dramatic | establish character | gangster | gun | gunshot | leading man | mickey-mousing | montage | newspaper | running | shooting | street

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Explosion0:07:16 - Building explodes after car drives bybomb | dramatic | driving | establish character | explosion | gangster | mickey-mousing | montage | street | throwing

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Stickup0:42:30 - Rocky points a gun at Frazieradvance plot | assaulting | dramatic | gangster | garage | grabbing | lawyer | leading man | mickey-mousing

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Headlines1:10:28 - A montage of newspaper headlinesdramatic | headlines | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | newspaper | newspaper editor | newspaper office

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:16:29 - Rocky shoots Mac and Frazieragitated | attacking | casino | chaos | chasing | climbing | conflict | crowd | death | dramatic | dying | escaping | falling | fighting | gangster | gun | gunshot | hurrying | jumping | landing | lawyer | leading man | mickey-mousing | police | rooftop | room | running | shooting | sneaking | sneaky | street | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Mac gets shot1:16:35 - Mac gets shot and diesagitated | conflict | death | dramatic | dying | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | lawyer | leading man | mickey-mousing | room | shooting

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Frazier gets shot1:16:56 - Frazier gets shot and diesagitated | casino | conflict | death | dramatic | dying | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | lawyer | leading man | mickey-mousing | shooting

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Going down a ladder1:17:32 - Rocky goes down an escape ladderagitated | climbing | conflict | descending | down | dramatic | escaping | gangster | hurrying | ladder | leading man | mickey-mousing | street

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Going up a ladder1:17:41 - Rocky climbs up an escape ladderagitated | ascending | climbing | conflict | dramatic | gangster | ladder | leading man | mickey-mousing | street | up

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Running on wall1:17:55 - Rocky runs on wallagitated | conflict | dramatic | gangster | leading man | mickey-mousing | rooftop | running

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:19:00 - Rocky is trapped in a buildingagitated | conflict | dramatic | escaping | fleeing | gangster | leading man | police | running | stairwell | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Going down stairs1:19:05 - Rocky runs down the stairsagitated | conflict | down | dramatic | gangster | leading man | mickey-mousing | running | stairs | stairwell

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Going up stairs1:19:27 - Rocky runs up the stairsagitated | conflict | dramatic | gangster | leading man | mickey-mousing | running | stairs | stairwell | up

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Tear Gas1:19:48 - Tear gas spreads throughout the roomagitated | breaking | breaking | breathing | building | conflict | dramatic | gangster | gun | gunshot | hurrying | leading man | mickey-mousing | police | running | shooting | smoke | street | tear gas | throwing | window

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Machine Gun1:20:24 - Policeman shoots at Rocky with machine gunagitated | building | conflict | death | dramatic | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | hiding | leading man | machine gun | police | shooting | street | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:20:39 - Policemen shoot tear gas in through the windowagitated | building | conflict | dramatic | gangster | gun | gunshot | leading man | mickey-mousing | police | shooting | street | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Launching tear gas1:20:51 - Policemen shoot tear gas in through the windowagitated | building | conflict | dramatic | gangster | gun | gunshot | launching | leading man | mickey-mousing | police | shooting | street | tear gas

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Jerry (Tear Gas)1:21:14 - Rocky staggers through tear gas and Jerry arrivesagitated | arriving | building | combination of themes | conflict | dramatic | gangster | heroic | hurrying | leading man | mickey-mousing | priest | smoke | staggering | street | tear gas

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Tear Gas (Jerry)1:21:14 - Rocky staggers through tear gas and Jerry arrivesagitated | arriving | building | combination of themes | conflict | dramatic | gangster | heroic | hurrying | leading man | mickey-mousing | priest | smoke | staggering | street | tear gas

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Tear Gas (Desperate)1:21:40 - Rocky tries to hold off the copsagitated | building | conflict | dramatic | gangster | gun | gunshot | leading man | mickey-mousing | police | priest | shooting | smoke | staggering | street | tear gas

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:23:10 - Jerry and Rocky confront one anotheragitated | arguing | building | conflict | dramatic | entering | gangster | leading man | priest | underscoring | yelling

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:25:20 - Rocky throws his guncapturing | conflict | dramatic | gangster | gun | leading man | police | street | throwing | underscoring
The Big Sleep (1946)Underscoring (Dramatic)0:21:04 - Marlowe runs to the housedramatic | murder | running | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:41:36 - Marlowe runs to his cardramatic | hero | running | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:41:55 - Thug looks for Marlowedramatic | sneaking | underscoring
Caged (1950)Marie (Montage)0:32:12 - Montage of Marie in prisondramatic | heroine | montage | prison

Caged (1950)

Marie (Dark)0:32:55 - Close up on medical report and Marie in infirmarydramatic | heroine | montage | prison

Caged (1950)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:56:40 - Kitty swears revenge on Evelyndramatic | prison | shadow | underscoring

Caged (1950)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:32:37 - Marie throws away her wedding ringdramatic | prison | underscoring

Caged (1950)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:34:42 - Marie walks towards the prison exitdramatic | prison | underscoring
Crime School (1938)Crime School0:00:08 - Starring and cast listcast list | dramatic | main title | opening title sequence | starring list | tense | title of film

Crime School (1938)

Attacking0:08:27 - Spike attacks the junk shop ownerattacking | conflict | death | dramatic | fighting | gang | mickey-mousing | shop | shopkeeper | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Running away0:09:32 - Kids run away from copschasing | conflict | dramatic | fleeing | gang | mickey-mousing | police | running | street | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)0:09:40 - Spike is captured by the copsarresting | capturing | conflict | dramatic | police | street | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:28:01 - Frankie escapes from the warden's officedramatic | escape | escaping | hiding | mickey-mousing | reformatory | running | teenager | tense | throwing | warden

Crime School (1938)

Escaping0:28:32 - Frankie runs and hidesdramatic | escape | escaping | hiding | mickey-mousing | police | reformatory | running | sneaking | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Searchlights (Sneaking)0:28:47 - Frankies hides from the searchlightdramatic | escape | escaping | hiding | jumping | mickey-mousing | police | reformatory | running | searchlight | sneaking | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

The Warden (Risoluto)0:29:03 - Warden looks for Frankiedramatic | escape | looking | reformatory | searching | tense | warden

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:29:09 - Frankie hides then runsbarbed wire fence | battle call | dramatic | escape | escaping | gang | hiding | jumping | mickey-mousing | reformatory | running | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Barbed Wire)0:29:18 - Frankie gets caught on barbed wireanguished | barbed wire fence | battle call | climbing | dramatic | escape | pain | reformatory | struggling | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

The Warden (The Guards)0:29:34 - Warden's guards run to catch Frankieanguished | barbed wire fence | battle call | capturing | dragging | dramatic | escape | falling | police | reformatory | running | teenager | tense | warden

Crime School (1938)

Dragging0:29:51 - Warden's guards drag Frankie through the rainanguished | capturing | dragging | dramatic | escape | kicking | mickey-mousing | police | reformatory | splashing | teenager | tense | warden

Crime School (1938)

The Warden (Capture)0:29:58 - Frankie is caught and dragged to the wardendragging | dramatic | escape | police | reformatory | teenager | tense | warden

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:30:08 - Guards take Frankie insidebegging | dragging | dramatic | escape | fear | reformatory | teenager | tense | warden

Crime School (1938)

The Whip0:30:15 - The warden uses his whipbegging | dramatic | escape | fear | reformatory | teenager | tense | warden | whip | whipping

Crime School (1938)

The Warden (Office)0:51:05 - The guard enters to talk to Markcomedy | dramatic | hero | leading man | marching | police | reformatory | striding

Crime School (1938)

Kids running down0:56:17 - Kids run down stairsaction scene | down | dramatic | mickey-mousing | reformatory | running | stairs | teenager

Crime School (1938)

Whistle0:56:27 - Close up of whistleaction scene | alarm | blowing | dramatic | mickey-mousing | reformatory | sounding | whistle

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:56:50 - Mark goes to rescue Squirtaction scene | boiler room | dramatic | hero | leading man | reformatory | rushing | saving | teenager | tense | underscoring

Crime School (1938)

Going down0:57:05 - Mark descends into the boiler roomaction scene | descending | dramatic | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | reformatory | stairs | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Temperature rising 20:57:12 - The temperature gauge risesaction scene | boiler room | danger | dramatic | gauge | heat | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | reformatory | rising | teenager | temperature | tense

Crime School (1938)

Explosion0:57:21 - Mark pulls Squirt out of the boiler roomaction scene | ascending | boiler room | destruction | dramatic | exploding | explosion | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | reformatory | rising | stairs | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:06:55 - Frankie hits Spikeadvance plot | anger | arguing | dramatic | reformatory | teenager | underscoring

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:11:24 - Boys plot their escapearguing | dramatic | escape | gang | plotting | reformatory | teenager | underscoring
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)Transition0:00:07 - Main titledramatic | main title | opening title sequence | starring list | tense | title of film

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:16:01 - Johnnie rushes inside to the phone bookadvance plot | dramatic | leading man | newspaper | room | rushing | underscoring

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Traveling0:22:25 - Johnnie becomes a fugitivecountryside | dramatic | leading man | map | mickey-mousing | money | montage | montage | purchasing | street | traveling | walking

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Train0:22:47 - Johnnie continues his travelsdramatic | leading man | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | train | train | traveling | whistle

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive (Traveling)0:22:51 - Johnnie continues his travelscountryside | desert | dramatic | leading man | map | mickey-mousing | money | montage | montage | traveling | walking

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Jumps off train0:24:21 - Johnnie jumps off the moving trainadvance plot | dramatic | escaping | jumping | leading man | mickey-mousing | train | train

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:26:48 - Peggy rushes to help Johnniedramatic | establish character | heroine | leading lady | mickey-mousing | ranch | running | rushing | underscoring

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:30:01 - Johnnie sneaks awayconflict | dramatic | leading man | mysterious | ranch | sneaking

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:56:17 - Johnnie sees his picture in the paperangry | arguing | dramatic | fighting | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | photograph | ranch | teenager | tense | turning point | underscoring

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Tense)1:05:52 - Johnnie explains why he is not fightingconflict | dramatic | leading lady | leading man | lying | room | tense | underscoring

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

On the Make (Heartbreak)1:06:05 - Johnnie leaves arguing | conflict | dramatic | leading lady | leading man | room | slamming | somber | tense
Death of a Scoundrel (1956)Where Is Zina?0:09:20 - Zina enters and we learn that she has married Clementi's brotherdramatic | flashback

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:13:07 - Gerry sees police at the door / transition to police stationdramatic | flashback | underscoring
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Dust Be My Destiny (Injustice)0:02:29 - Joe talks about not helping people out in the future since the last time he did he went to prisonagitated | character development | dramatic | hero | injustice | parallelism | prison

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:25:26 - Charlie talks to Joe and Mabelbarn | conflict | dramatic | hero | underscoring | villain

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Fight)0:25:41 - Charlie and Joe fightbarn | conflict | dramatic | fighting | hero | mickey-mousing | punching | villain

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Running Away)0:25:55 - Joe and Mabel runbarn | conflict | dramatic | hero | heroine | main theme | running

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Running0:26:05 - Joe and Mabel runbarn | conflict | dramatic | hero | heroine | mickey-mousing | octatonic | running

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dying0:26:09 - Charlie falls and diesbarn | death | death | dramatic | falling | mickey-mousing | villain

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Turning around0:26:13 - Joe and Mabel turn around to look at Charliebarn | death | dramatic | hero | heroine | mickey-mousing | turning around

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:26:38 - Car drives towards Joe and Mabelbarn | conflict | dramatic | headlights | hero | heroine | stinger | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Running away0:26:45 - Joe and Mabel run awaybarn | conflict | dramatic | hero | heroine | mickey-mousing | running

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Arriving0:26:52 - Joe and Mabel settle into their new situationarriving | calm | city | dramatic | hero | heroine | settling down | traveling | traveling | truck

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Fear and Devotion)0:35:50 - Joe and Mabel decide to stay together no matter whatalley | city | devotion | dramatic | escape | fear | hero | heroine | love | main theme | obsessive

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:38:00 - Joe and Mabel arguearguing | conflict | dramatic | hero | heroine | road | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:46:42 - Mabel yells out the window to warn Joe; the police shoot at Joe as he runs awaycity | create suspense | dramatic | escaping | gun | gunshot | hero | heroine | residence | running | shopkeeper | underscoring | yelling

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Joe runs and falls0:46:50 - Joe runs and fallscity | create suspense | dramatic | falling | hero | mickey-mousing | parallelism | running | stinger

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Speeding car0:51:08 - The car speeds offcar | city | dramatic | escape | hero | heroine | mickey-mousing | traveling

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Speeding train0:51:13 - A train comes on screendramatic | escape | mickey-mousing | train | train station | traveling

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:59:15 - Bank is robbed and Joe takes picturesaction scene | bank | city | dramatic | hero | robbery | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Alarm0:59:15 - Alarm soundsaction scene | alarm | bank | city | dramatic | hero | mickey-mousing | robbery

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Heroic)0:59:42 - Joe heroically takes pictures of the robberyaction scene | bank | city | dramatic | gangsters | hero | main theme

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:59:53 - Police arrive at the sceneaction scene | bank | city | dramatic | hero | police | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Headlines1:03:23 - Paperboy yelling to sell newspaperscity | diner | dramatic | headline | newspaper | paperboy | selling

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:10:32 - Joe runs after the carcity | conflict | dramatic | gangster | hero | mickey-mousing | running | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Brave)1:10:38 - Joe jumps onto the caraction scene | car | city | dramatic | fighting | gangster | hero | main theme | street | whole-tone chords

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Heroic)1:10:32 - Joe heroically wrestles the steering wheel from the gangsteraction scene | city | dramatic | fighting | gangster | hero | main theme | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Car crash1:10:55 - Gangsters crash the caraction scene | car | city | crashing | dramatic | gangster | mickey-mousing | street
Each Dawn I Die (1939)Underscoring (Dramatic)0:04:55 - Frank is pushed into a carcar | conflict | dramatic | gangster | gun | hero | kidnapping | leading man | pushing | reporter | street | underscoring | violence

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:05:24 - Frank is framed for drunk drivingattacking | car | conflict | dramatic | gangster | hero | leading man | murder | pushing | reporter | setup | street | underscoring | violence

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Hits with bottle0:05:26 - A bottle of alcohol is brokenbottle | breaking | conflict | dramatic | gangster | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | reporter | street | violence

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:06:06 - Crowd accuses Frank of murderaccusing | car crash | conflict | crowd | dramatic | hero | injury | leading man | policeman | reporter | shaking | street | underscoring | yelling

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Montage0:22:54 - Montage showing a man in jail as time passesclock | dramatic | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | prison | prisoner | tense | waiting

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Transition (Extended)1:28:35 - Newspaper headline is showndramatic | headline | montage | montage | newspaper
The FBI Story (1959)Climb Into Truck0:36:16 - Klansmen throw newspaper editor in the truck then climb inclimbing | dramatic | flashback | KKK | mickey-mousing

The FBI Story (1959)

Symbol (Bold)0:36:48 - Agents reveal that they are FBI mendramatic | FBI | flashback

The FBI Story (1959)

Agitato0:56:40 - Chip rushes to be with Lucy after she lost her babyagitated | dramatic | emotional | flashback | rushing

The FBI Story (1959)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:02:21 - Montage of mobster mischiefdramatic | flashback | gangster | gun | gunshot | mobster | underscoring

The FBI Story (1959)

Underscoring (Dark)1:20:31 - Pretty Boy Floyd takes hostages to a cardark | dramatic | flashback | gangster | mobster | tense | underscoring

The FBI Story (1959)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:32:26 - Shootout at Ma Barker's placedramatic | flashback | gangster | gun | mobster | shootout | underscoring

The FBI Story (1959)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:32:49 - Mobster Alvin Karpis announces that he is going to kill J. Edgar Hooverdramatic | flashback | gangster | mobster | underscoring

The FBI Story (1959)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:33:19 - Agents arrest Machine Gun Kellydramatic | flashback | gangster | mobster | underscoring

The FBI Story (1959)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:57:40 - Men keep runningdramatic | escaping | flashback | underscoring
I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)Undercover Agent (Gunfight)1:03:34 - Gunfight between Matt and commie agentagent | dramatic | main theme | shootout
Illegal (1955)Underscoring (Dramatic)1:17:50 - Vic and Hinkel gather together some papersdramatic | hero | tense | underscoring

Illegal (1955)

Frank Garland (Dramatic)1:23:31 - Vic gets out of the car and crosses the streetcar | dramatic | underscoring
The Informer (1935)Falling down the stairs1:06:15 - Gypo falls down the stairsantagonist | courtroom scene | down | dramatic | falling | headquarters | leading man | mickey-mousing | rebel | room | stairs | suspect

The Informer (1935)

The Escape1:19:41 - Gypo escapes and a chase ensuesadvance plot | antagonist | dramatic | escaping | headquarters | hurrying | leading man | prison | protagonist | rebel | room | running | traitor

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Begging)1:25:45 - Katie pleads for Gypoadvance plot | begging | dramatic | leading lady | love interest | main theme | protagonist | rebel | room

The Informer (1935)

The Escape (The Fight)1:28:20 - Rebels shoot through the door to capture Gypoantagonist | climax | down | dramatic | escaping | falling | fighting | leading man | mickey-mousing | protagonist | rebel | room | running | tense | traitor
Key Largo (1948)Mr. Temple Attacks0:33:07 - Mr. Temple rises to attack Rocco and fallsattacking | dramatic

Key Largo (1948)

Nora Attacks0:33:43 - Nora rises to attack Rocco and he forcibly kisses herattacking | dramatic | kissing | violence

Key Largo (1948)

Rocco 3 (Angry)0:40:32 - Rocco's emotions rise as he decides what ot do about Nora and Mr. Temple mocks himangry | dramatic | gangster | villain

Key Largo (1948)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:46:30 - Rocco tells McCloud him to shoot himdramatic | underscoring

Key Largo (1948)

Rocco 3 (Mr Temple)0:47:08 - Mr. Temple asks for the gundramatic | underscoring

Key Largo (1948)

Storm1:06:07 - Tree crashes through windowdramatic | hurricane | storm

Key Largo (1948)

Shelter in the Storm1:06:41 - Storm continues outsidedramatic | hurricane | storm

Key Largo (1948)

Sheriff Runs1:15:32 - Sheriff runs to talk to the Indiansdramatic | running | sheriff

Key Largo (1948)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:27:32 - The boat finally pulls awayboat | dramatic | underscoring
The Letter (1940)Runners0:05:14 - Workers run through jungleaction scene | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | heroic | jungle | running | servant | tense

The Letter (1940)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:06:04 - Worker talks to Robertaction scene | conversing | death | dramatic | husband | murder | servant | underscoring | warehouse

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Deception)0:13:28 - Leslie gets emotional and talks about the struggleadvance plot | augmented triads | chromatic parallelism | combination of themes | crying | dramatic | emotional | home | leading lady | main theme | passionate | recounting | sequence

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Risoluto)0:14:07 - Leslie gets back up to continue her storyadvance plot | augmented triads | dramatic | fragmentation | home | leading lady | main theme | parallelism | pc sets | polychords | recounting | tense

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Tragic)0:14:31 - Leslie tells her storyadvance plot | composer reference | dramatic | home | leading lady | main theme | oscillation | point of view | recounting | sequence | tense

The Letter (1940)

Hammond B (Screwyoso)0:14:42 - Leslie tells her storyadvance plot | dramatic | emotional | home | leading lady | main theme | point of view | recounting | sequence

The Letter (1940)

Hammond B (Screwyoso)0:19:26 - Leslie closes the blindsdramatic | emotional | home | leading lady | love scene | main theme | sequence | walking

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Ominous)0:22:58 - Leslie leaves the house and Mrs. Hammond appearsadvance plot | augmentation | call and response | Chinese | dramatic | leading lady | leaving | main theme | mysterious | plantation | reveal | shadow | spying | stinger | tense | watching | widow

The Letter (1940)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:15:45 - Robert asks to see the letterarguing | conflict | dramatic | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | tense | underscoring

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Deception)1:17:52 - Leslie confesses to Robertaugmented triad | confessing | conflict | dramatic | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | main theme | parallelism | recounting | tense

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Tragic)1:17:59 - Leslie confesses to Robertconfessing | conflict | dramatic | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | main theme | murder | oscillation | recounting | sequence

The Letter (1940)

Hammond B (Ethereal)1:18:13 - Leslie confesses to Robertchromatic sequence | confessing | conflict | dramatic | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | main theme | murder | oscillation | recounting

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Dramatic)1:18:32 - Leslie confesses to Robertconfessing | conflict | crying | dramatic | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | main theme | murder | oscillation | recounting | sequence

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Guilty)1:19:41 - The full moon on a dark nightdramatic | main theme | moon | oscillation | panning shot | plantation | transition

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (Foxtrot)1:20:53 - Leslie looks at the full moon, then sees the knifeadvance plot | dagger | dramatic | home | leading lady | looking | main theme | moon | polytonality | stinger

The Letter (1940)

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

The Letter (1940)

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

The Letter (1940)

Letter1:34:41 - End creditsclosing credits | credits | dramatic | main theme

The Letter (1940)

Hammond A (End Title)1:34:44 - End creditsclosing credits | credits | dramatic | main theme | plagal cadence
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)String0:32:51 - Boy stands up and cries about Trevdramatic

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Father Paul (Dark)0:33:25 - Concerned looks between the people at the tablebold | dark | dramatic

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Liza (Lost Love)1:22:09 - Liza in a dazedramatic | lost love | romance

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Trev (Dazed)1:22:19 - Liza in a dazeconfusion | dramatic | lost love | romance
Mildred Pierce (1945)Underscoring (Dramatic)0:08:53 - Wally looks for Mildredaction scene | ascending | down | dramatic | falling | friend | hurrying | knocking | mickey-mousing | room | searching | setup | suspenseful | underscoring | walking

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Wally goes upstairs0:09:28 - Wally ascends the spiral staircaseaction scene | ascending | dramatic | friend | mickey-mousing | room | spiral staircase | stairs

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Wally knocks on the door0:09:59 - Wally knocks on a dooraction scene | door | dramatic | friend | knocking | mickey-mousing | room

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Lamp falls0:10:03 - Wally knocks over a lampaction scene | body | dramatic | falling | friend | lamp | mickey-mousing | reveal | room

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Murdered Man0:10:06 - Wally discovers the bodyaction scene | corpse | dark | death | dramatic | friend | looking | mickey-mousing | murder | phone | room | tense | victim

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:10:21 - Wally reacts to the situationaction scene | breaking | death | dramatic | escaping | friend | hurrying | mickey-mousing | murder | room | running | smashing | sneaking | telephone | underscoring | victim | walking | worrying

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Wally walks0:10:32 - Wally hurriedly walks awayaction scene | dramatic | friend | hurrying | mickey-mousing | room | victim | walking

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Breaks door with chair0:10:47 - Wally smashes a glass door with a chairaction scene | breaking | chair | door | dramatic | friend | glass | mickey-mousing | room | smashing | victim

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Glass falls0:10:49 - The glass door breaksaction scene | breaking | door | dramatic | falling | friend | glass | mickey-mousing | room | smashing | victim

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Wally runs0:11:01 - Wally runs out of the house action scene | beach | dramatic | friend | gun | gunshot | mickey-mousing | running | shooting | victim

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Cops walk0:11:02 - The cops walk down the hillaction scene | beach | dramatic | lumbering | mickey-mousing | police | walking

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Opens coat0:11:12 - Policeman opens Wally's coat to frisk himaction scene | beach | dramatic | friend | mickey-mousing | opening | police | searching | victim

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Sehr Dramatic)0:12:06 - Mildred arrives homeadvance plot | arriving | dark | daughter | dramatic | heroine | leading lady | street | tense | worrying

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Troubled)NIF - not in filmcut from film | dissonant | dramatic | hopeful | tender | tense | tragic | turbulent

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Stunned Reaction1:23:44 - Mildred is stunned after Veda slaps herangry | antagonist | conflict | daughter | dramatic | heroine | leading lady | room | staring | stunned | violence

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Revenge)1:43:57 - Mildred drives to the beach housecar | dark | dramatic | driving | flashback ends | gun | heroine | leading lady | street | transition

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Tragic)1:46:43 - Mildred runs away and Monte starts arguing with Vedaantagonist | 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
The Unfaithful (1947)Unfaithful (Dramatic Underscoring)0:43:06 - Larry walks into his officedramatic | law office | lawyer | main theme | mirroring | office | ostinatos | polytonal | transition | walking

The Unfaithful (1947)

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

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (The Trial)1:25:17 - Chris on trialclimax | courtroom | crowd | dramatic | hurrying | knife | lawyer | main theme | mirroring | montage | ostinatos | polytonal | prosecuting | prosecutor | rushing | weapon | witness

The Unfaithful (1947)

Tanner1:25:44 - Mrs. Tanner testifiesaltered dominant | climax | courtroom | dramatic | hurrying | montage | prosecuting | quartal | 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 | main theme | montage | newspaper | rushing

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (End Cast)1:48:07 - Closing creditsclosing credits | credits | dramatic | main theme | ostinatos | turbulent
We Are Not Alone (1939)Allergic Reaction0:09:04 - Tommy has an allergic reaction to the catallergies | boy | cat | doctor | dramatic | establish character | hero | office

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Celebre Romance (Agitato)1:01:40 - Men outside cheer for the news of the warchaotic | classical music | conflict | crowd | dramatic | familiar tune | riot | Rubinstein | running | street | wholetone

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Celebre Romance (Agitato B)1:02:31 - German man is accused of being anti-Britishchaotic | classical music | conflict | conversing | crowd | dramatic | familiar tune | riot | Rubinstein | street | wholetone

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:03:40 - Jessica takes Gerald outside antagonist | boy | child | conflict | dramatic | street | tense | underscoring | walking

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Furioso1:04:49 - Man throws rock through shop window conflict | crowd | dramatic | metric dissonance | riot | rioting | street | underscoring
White Heat (1949)Underscoring (Dramatic)0:23:32 - They leave the motel quickly and get in the cardramatic | escaping | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:35:05 - Judge sentences Jarrett in a courtroomcourtroom | dramatic | judge | underscoring | verdict

White Heat (1949)

T-Men (Courtroom)0:35:30 - Jarrett is taken off to prisondramatic | mickey-mousing | prison

White Heat (1949)

T-Men (Prison)0:40:26 - Hank says he doesn't recognize his wife anymoredramatic | prison

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:42:52 - Verna and Big Ed argueangry | dramatic | gangster | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:04:01 - The prison wallsdramatic | prison | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Danger (Dramatic)1:05:23 - Cody makes his escape with a gun and forces the doctor to make a phone calldown | dramatic | mickey-mousing | prison | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:06:02 - Cody takes control of the prison room and plans his breakdramatic | prison | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:07:13 - Cody forces men out at gun pointdramatic | prison | prison break | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

The Break1:07:19 - Cody and men go outsidedramatic | escaping | prison | prison break

White Heat (1949)

The Break 21:07:29 - Cody and men get in the cardramatic | escaping | prison | prison break

White Heat (1949)

Danger (Dramatic)1:07:49 - Cody and men leave in the cardramatic | escaping | prison | prison break

White Heat (1949)

Prison Gate1:08:17 - Cody and men escape through the prison gate in the cardramatic | escaping | gate | mickey-mousing | prison | prison break

White Heat (1949)

Pursuit (Chasing Ma)1:08:44 - Policemen drive and learn of Cody's escape from prison with hostagescar | dramatic | driving | police

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:19:20 - Big Ed's body falls down the stairsbeans | death | dramatic | rolling | stairs | statue | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:39:20 - Quick cuts between agents and treasury mendramatic | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:41:22 - Agents map coordinates of the tanker's locationdramatic | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:42:42 - Hank looks out the windowdramatic | stinger | suspense | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Stairs1:47:22 - Gangsters climb up the stairs to the roofdramatic | mickey-mousing | stairs | up

White Heat (1949)

Danger (Dramatic)1:48:48 - Gangsters run awaydramatic | running | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Agents (Cops)1:49:06 - Agents in actionagent | dramatic | running

White Heat (1949)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:49:08 - Gangsters run awaydramatic | running | underscoring

White Heat (1949)

Cody (Climbing)1:50:27 - Cody climbs the stairsdramatic | gangster | stairs | up
The Public Defender (1931)Violence0:00:41 - Cast list and balancing scalesbalancing | cast list | diminished 7ths | dramatic | main title | opening title sequence | tense | transcribed by ear | violence

The Public Defender (1931)

Mystery (Note)0:16:14 - Man discovers mysterious note in sandwichadvance plot | augmented triads | banker | chromaticism | discovery | discovery | dramatic | eating | mysterious | mystery | party | pc sets | sandwich | source and scoring overlap | transcribed by ear | waiter
Is My Face Red? (1932)Keyhole (Gossip)0:01:35 - Man and woman argue about a newspaper storyarguing | argument | dramatic | establish setting | gossip | newspaper | room | sequence | transcribed by ear
The Phantom of Crestwood (1932)Fanfare0:00:16 - Fade-in to a seated orchestraannouncer | broadcast | dramatic | fanfare | on screen music | opening title sequence | orchestra | playing | radio | source music | transcribed by ear
Emergency Call (1933)Ambulance0:00:11 - Main titles over a speeding ambulanceambulance | augmented triads | Dorian mode | dramatic | driving | half-diminished 7ths | main title | opening title sequence | parallelism | paramedic | pedal tone | siren | street | whole-tone

Emergency Call (1933)

Theme from Cimarron1:00:41 - The endadded-note chord | closing credits | dramatic | end title | The End | transcribed by ear
Are These Our Children? (1931)Dreams A1:15:33 - Newspaper headlinesdouble exposure | dramatic | fanfare | headlines | montage | mother | newspaper | spinning | tense

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Eddie's Prayer1:22:14 - Eddie behind barsclimax | crying | dramatic | inmate | jail | leading man | murderer | praying | religious | sacred
Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)Underscoring (Dramatic)0:27:50 - Steve fights Hammyaction scene | conductor score | dramatic | fighting | gangster | hurried | leading lady | leading man | room | strangling | tense | underscoring

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Menace0:53:30 - Hammy tries to escapeaction scene | conductor score | dramatic | escping | fleeing | gangster | hurried | investigator | leading man | murderer | running | shooting | street | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Hammy Is Shot0:53:37 - Hammy falls to the groundaction scene | conductor score | dramatic | dying | falling | gangster | investigator | leading man | mickey-mousing | street | tragic

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Menace0:58:48 - Bessie walks through the market | agitated | chase scene | conductor score | dramatic | floozy | gangster | hurrying | investigator | leading man | mysterious | street | tense | walking

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Menace1:31:32 - Amato picks up his gunaction scene | conversing | dramatic | gangster | leading man | packing | room

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Steve1:33:17 - Marcia looks for Steveaction scene | dock | dramatic | leading lady | running | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Amato1:34:01 - Steve confronts Amatoaction scene | dock | dramatic | gangster | inspector | kidnapping | leading lady | leading man | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Amato1:34:08 - Steve confronts Amatoaction scene | dock | dramatic | gangster | gun | gunshot | inspector | kidnapping | leading lady | leading man | shooting | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Amato runs1:34:27 - Amato runs to his boataction scene | agitated | boat | dock | dramatic | following | gangster | inspector | leading man | running | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Boat Chase1:34:33 - Amato tries to escape in a boataction scene | agitated | boat | dock | dramatic | following | gangster | inspector | leading man | running | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Steve dives1:34:48 - Steve dives in the wateraction scene | agitated | diving | dock | dramatic | gangster | inspector | jumping | leading man | mickey-mousing | splashing | tense | water

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:34:53 - Steve climbs in the boataction scene | boat | dock | dramatic | driving | gangster | inspector | leading man | tense | underscoring

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Menace1:34:57 - Steve and Amato fightaction scene | agitated | boat | dock | dramatic | fighting | gangster | inspector | leading man | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Menace1:35:21 - Steve and Amato fightaction scene | agitated | boat | dock | dramatic | fighting | gangster | inspector | leading man | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Police running1:35:32 - The policemen runaction scene | agitated | dock | down | dramatic | mickey-mousing | police | running | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:35:44 - The police boat leaves the dockaction scene | boat | departing | dock | dramatic | police | tense | underscoring

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Amato1:35:47 - Steve and Amato fightaction scene | agitated | boat | dock | dramatic | fighting | gangster | inspector | leading man | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Amato1:35:56 - The police boat advancesaction scene | agitated | boat | dock | dramatic | fighting | gangster | inspector | leading man | tense | underscoring

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Amato1:36:12 - Steve and Amato fightaction scene | agitated | boat | dock | dramatic | fighting | gangster | inspector | leading man | tense

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Amato falls1:36:20 - Amato falls in the wateraction scene | boat | dock | dramatic | falling | fighting | gangster | inspector | leading man | mickey-mousing | punching | splashing | tense | water

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Lifting up1:36:50 - Amato is brought onboardboat | dock | dramatic | gangster | inspector | leading man | lifting | mickey-mousing | police | raising | tense | up | water