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67 results for "establish setting" — see also establish place | establish time

FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
All This, and Heaven Too (1940)School Girls0:01:12 - Young girls walking to schoolchatting | child | establish setting | pleasant | school | street | upbeat | walking

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Duke (Maestoso)0:14:03 - Henriette enters the palacearriving | butler | calm | establish place | establish setting | gentle | leading lady | noble | palace | walking

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Duke (Quasi Mysterioso)0:14:49 - Henriette hears the Duke and Duchess arguingarriving | butler | duchess | duke | establish setting | interrupting | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | room | tense
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)Sidewalks of New York0:00:58 - Organ grinder on the streets of New Yorkcheerful | conversing | establish place | establish setting | source music | street | teenager | walking
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Sidewalks of New York (Quasi Barcarolle)0:05:13 - The Brewster homecalm | card | cemetery | establish setting | familiar tune | gravestone | ominous | stinger | street | wind | wind effect

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Sidewalks of New York (Walking)0:05:30 - Cops patrol the neighborhoodcalm | establish setting | familiar tune | police | street | walking
His Greatest Gamble (1934)Bavardage0:01:10 - The beachAABA structure | beach | casino | establish character | establish place | establish setting | gambler | gambling | leading man | luggage | pleasant | roulette wheel | transcribed by ear | upbeat

His Greatest Gamble (1934)

Russian Waltz0:30:05 - Philip arrives at Florence's home9th chord | arriving | calm | chromatic sequence | common-tone diminished 7th | establish setting | fugitive | leading man | mansion | mode mixture | on-screen music | piano | playing | pleasant | source music | waltz | wandering
City for Conquest (1940)Sidewalks of New York (Soliloquy)0:01:33 - A cop tells a man to keep movingbridge | city | conversing | establish place | establish setting | old man | police | soliloquy | uneasy

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (City Struck)0:02:03 - Old-timer talks with copbridge | city | conversing | establish setting | excited | old man | police | soliloquy

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Montage)0:02:18 - A montage of New York City scenesboat | bridge | car | city | conversing | Dutch angle | establish setting | excited | montage | old man | panning shot | police | soliloquy | train

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Snake)0:02:35 - A montage of New York City scenesbridge | city | conversing | double exposure | Dutch angle | establish setting | grand | montage | old man | police | soliloquy

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Soliloquy 2)0:02:50 - Old-timer talks with coparguing | bluesy | bridge | city | establish setting | old man | police | sentimental | soliloquy

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Cop Grabs Bum)0:03:06 - Cop pushes old-timerarguing | bridge | city | establish setting | mickey-mousing | old man | police | pushing | rushing | tense
Crime School (1938)Gangster Blues0:01:16 - New York City streets13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | blues | 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 Journalestablish setting | fanfare | heroic | mode mixture | Neapolitan | newspaper | sign | street | triumphant
Flamingo Road (1949)Flamingo Road0:00:18 - Book cover for Flamingo Roadblues | bluesy | book cover | cast list | establish setting | Gershwinesque | mode mixture | parallelism | self-borrowing | title of film

Flamingo Road (1949)

Flamingo Road (Chapter One)0:00:54 - Chapter one from Flamingo Roadchromatic mediant | common-chord modulation | establish setting | gentle | mode mixture | self-borrowing | street | voice-over

Flamingo Road (1949)

Boldon City0:01:13 - Boldon City signbusy | common-tone diminished 7th | dominant pedal | establish setting | light | pentatonic | street | townsfolk | voice-over | working

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lute Mae0:01:26 - Lute Mae's Roadhouse13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | bluesy | club | countermelody | 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 | parallel double period | playing | source music | townsfolk | upbeat | voice-over

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

The Capitol0:56:03 - The Olympic City capitol buildingchromatic mediant | courthouse | deceptive resolution | establish setting | Mixolydian mode | noble | self-borrowing
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
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
Key Largo (1948)The Keys0:01:07 - On-screen text establishing the Florida keysbus | car | establish place | establish setting | on-screen text | peaceful | street | traveling

Key Largo (1948)

The Bus0:01:26 - The bus is pulled overagitated | bus | car | establish setting | police | street | tense | traveling

Key Largo (1948)

Bus Stops0:01:42 - The bus stopsbus | car | establish setting | police | stopping | street | tense

Key Largo (1948)

Traveling0:02:21 - The bus drives onbus | establish setting | exciting | starting | street | traveling

Key Largo (1948)

Largo Hotel0:02:34 - Frank arrives at the Largo hotelbus | establish setting | hotel | mode change | peaceful | stopping | tense
Mildred Pierce (1945)Mildred (Somber)0:01:37 - A house on the beachbeach | establish setting | mickey-mousing | optimistic | somber | water | wave
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)London Bridge is Falling Down0:03:31 - Children dancing in a circlecheerful | child | children's song | dancing | establish setting | parallelism | park | pedal tone | playing

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Yankee Doodle0:03:37 - Children playing64 chord | cheerful | child | children's song | dancing | direct modulation | establish place | establish setting | flashback | park | playing | wipe

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Kuckuck, Kuckuck0:03:43 - An old car drives bycheerful | child | children's song | common-chord modulation | dancing | establish setting | establish time | park | playing

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Everybody’s Doing It Now0:03:48 - Horses and buggies in a small town streetaltered dominant | buggy | common-tone diminished 7th | deceptive resolution | driving | establish setting | establish time | horse | playful | popular song | riding | street
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
Hold ‘Em Jail (1932)The Prisoner’s Song0:01:11 - Prisoners in a prison yardaltered dominant | augmented sixth chord | cheerful | establish place | establish setting | mode mixture | prison | somber | transcribed by ear | upbeat
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
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
Blind Adventure (1933)My Imaginary Sweetheart (Coda)0:01:33 - View of Londoncalm | city | deceptive resolution | establish setting | transcribed by ear
Headline Shooter (1933)Transition0:01:23 - Video cast listdiminished 7th chord | establish setting | mysterious | poster | reused recording | street | transcribed by ear
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)Sidewalks of New York (Waltz)0:00:11 - Tugboats sailing under a bridgeboat | cheerful | city | establish place | establish setting | parallelism | popular song | 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 | linear chromaticism | popular song | transcribed by ear
The Breaking Point (1950)Flor de Lis0:08:17 - A ship sailingart song | boat | boat | boating | conversing | establish setting | flirting | floozy | leading lady | leading man | not by Steiner | sailor | upbeat | working

The Breaking Point (1950)

En Mi Canto de Amor0:08:57 - A dock at nightarriving | art song | boat | conversing | docking | establish setting | flirting | floozy | harbor | leading lady | leading man | not by Steiner | sailor | source music | upbeat | working

The Breaking Point (1950)

La Adelita0:09:56 - A Mexican village at nightarriving | bar | bartender | conversing | establish setting | folk music | leading man | musician | on-screen music | performing | sailor | salesperson | selling | source music | street | upbeat | working

The Breaking Point (1950)

Carmen, Carmela0:11:11 - Harry talks to Duncan in a barbar | conversing | criminal | establish setting | floozy | folk music | gambling | leading lady | leading man | musician | on-screen music | performing | pleasant | sailor | serenading | singing | source music