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40 results for "establish setting" — see also establish place

FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)Sidewalks of New York0:00:58 - Organ grinder on the streets of New Yorkcheerful | conversing | establish setting | setting | source music | street | teenager | walking
Crime School (1938)Gangster Blues0:01:16 - New York City streetsblues | cut from film | establish setting | fun | Gershwinesque | main title | setting | street | upbeat
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)The Daily Journal1:00:10 - Sign for The Daily Journalcity | establish setting | fanfare | heroic | newspaper | sign
The Informer (1935)The Informer (Dublin)0:01:03 - Title card establishes the setting in Dublin, Ireland9th chord | 11th chord | establish setting | informer | marching | minor pentatonic | mysterious | nun | opening title sequence | religious symbolism | Scotch snap | searching | serious | shadow | street | title card | tritone substitution
Mildred Pierce (1945)Mildred (Somber)0:01:37 - A house on the beachbeach | establish setting | mickey-mousing | optimistic | somber | water | wave
Hell’s Highway (1932)Hikin’ Jerry0:00:14 - Main titles and newspaper headlinescall and response | establish setting | guard | headline | montage | newspaper | opening title sequence | prison | prisoner | singing | solemn | source music | transcribed by ear | working
Is My Face Red? (1932)Transition0:01:22 - Speeding truck and a doordiminished 7th chord | establish setting | mysterious | poster | street | transcribed by ear | transition

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Keyhole0:01:29 - Newspaper reads "The Keyhole to the City"establish setting | jazz | keyhole | raucous | transcribed by ear | transition

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

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Cute!0:01:58 - Gossip column about a gambleraltered dominant | bluesy | conversing | establish setting | gossip | newspaper | parallelism | sultry | transcribed by ear | whole-tone

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Geraldine Tucker0:02:18 - Woman in the hospitalestablish setting | hospital | mellow | newspaper | transcribed by ear

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Press Club0:02:41 - Man serving beer in a barbar | bartender | establish setting | jazz | server | serving | transcribed by ear | upbeat
Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)Menace0:04:31 - Steve gets off the busdark | dock | establish setting | friend | investigator | leading man | leaving | menacing | transcribed by ear

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Steve0:04:44 - Steve wanders the docksconductor score | dock | establish setting | investigator | leading man | noble | transcribed by ear | wandering

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Menace0:05:06 - Steve sees some boatsconductor score | dark | dock | establish setting | fanfare | investigator | leading man | transcribed by ear | wandering

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Menace 20:05:12 - Steve looks at the boatsbrash | conductor score | dock | establish setting | investigator | leading man | transcribed by ear | wandering

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Steve0:05:25 - Steve wanders the dockconductor score | dock | entering | establish setting | investigator | leading man | noble | transcribed by ear

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

The Church0:07:19 - A churchchurch | conductor score | establish setting | pleasant
Blind Adventure (1933)London0:01:33 - View of Londoncalm | city | establish setting | transcribed by ear
Headline Shooter (1933)Transition0:01:23 - Video cast listestablish setting | mysterious | poster | reused recording | street | transcribed by ear | transition
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)Sidewalks of New York (Waltz)0:00:11 - Tugboats sailing under a bridgeboat | cheerful | city | establish place | establish setting | popular tune | sailing | transcribed by ear

Murder on the Blackboard (1934)

Sidewalks of New York (Two-Step)0:00:17 - Buildings in New York Citycheerful | city | establish place | establish setting | popular tune | transcribed by ear
Men of America (1932)Cimarron A0:00:14 - Title of film and starring listAmerican Indian music | bold | establish setting | fanfare | menacing | minor pentatonic | open fifth | opening title sequence | self-borrowing | starring list | title of film | transcribed by ear

Men of America (1932)

Cimarron C0:01:08 - Smokey Joe fights the Indiansambush | common-chord modulation | cowboy | establish character | establish setting | fanfare | gun | gunshot | horse | Indian | leading man | noble | parallel double period | prairie | riding | self-borrowing | shooting | stagecoach | title card | transcribed by ear

Men of America (1932)

Cimarron B (Transition)0:02:19 - Smokey Joe fights the Indiansambush | chromatic mediant | cowboy | dramatic | establish character | establish setting | fragmentation | gun | gunshot | horse | Indian | leading man | prairie | riding | self-borrowing | shooting | stagecoach | tense | title card | transcribed by ear
Penguin Pool Murder (1932)Sidewalks of New York0:00:14 - New York harborcalm | establish setting | harbor | opening title sequence | transcribed by ear

Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

Sidewalks of New York (Aquarium)0:01:00 - Outside of aquariumcalm | establish setting | foreign key modulation | harbor | mysterious | setting | transcribed by ear

Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

Penguin0:01:25 - A penguinaquarium | comical | diminished 7th chord | establish setting | half-diminished 7th chord | penguin | transcribed by ear | waddling

Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

Fish0:01:32 - Fishaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | establish setting | fish | fluttering | stinger | transcribed by ear | underwater | whole-tone chord

Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

Sea Creatures0:01:39 - A shark, an octopus, and a fishestablish setting | fish | mysterious | octopus | shark | swimming | tense | transcribed by ear | tritone | underwater | whole-tone
Flamingo Road (1949)Flamingo Road0:00:18 - Book cover for Flamingo Roadblues | bluesy | book cover | cast list | establish setting | Gershwinesque | self-borrowing | title of film

Flamingo Road (1949)

Flamingo Road (Chapter One)0:00:54 - Chapter one from Flamingo Roadestablish setting | gentle | self-borrowing | street | voice-over

Flamingo Road (1949)

Boldon City0:01:13 - Boldon City signbusy | establish setting | light | street | townsfolk | voice-over | working

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus0:01:22 - The Palmer Housedark | establish setting | ominous | politician | self-borrowing | sheriff | street | voice-over

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lute Mae0:01:26 - Lute Mae's Roadhousebluesy | club | dancing | eating | establish setting | musician | on-screen music | playing | self-borrowing | simulated source music | voice-over

Flamingo Road (1949)

Ain't We Got Fun0:01:41 - A carnival scenecarnival | carny | establish setting | on-screen music | playing | source music | townsfolk | upbeat | voice-over

Flamingo Road (1949)

Vision of Salome0:02:12 - Exotic dancersannouncing | carnival | carny | dancer | dancing | establish setting | exotic | leading lady | mysterious | on-screen music | source music

Flamingo Road (1949)

Arabian Riff0:02:36 - Exotic dancersannouncing | carnival | carny | dancer | dancing | establish setting | exotic | leading lady | mysterious | on-screen music | source music

Flamingo Road (1949)

Vision of Salome0:03:12 - Two men arguearguing | carnival | carny | dancer | establish setting | exotic | leading lady | mysterious | on-screen music | source music

Flamingo Road (1949)

The Capitol0:56:03 - The Olympic City capitol buildingcourthouse | establish setting | noble | self-borrowing