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119 results for "half-diminished 7th chord" in 24 films

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All This, and Heaven Too (1940)Ascending0:13:37 - Henriette meets the caretakeraltered dominant | caretaker | conversing | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | mysterious | street | transition | underscoring

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Ethereal)0:42:36 - Henriette asks to open the window9th chord | bright | child | conversing | duke | foreign-key modulation | governess | half-diminished 7th chord | hopeful | illness | illness scene | leading lady | leading man | room | sequence | timid

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Rushing 20:43:14 - The Duchess rushes into the roomarguing | child | duchess | duke | governess | half-diminished 7th chord | hurried | illness | illness scene | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | room | rushing

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:56:57 - The Duchess entersadvance plot | child | conversing | governess | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | maid | mysterious | room | tense | trouble | underscoring

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Agitato)1:14:39 - The Duke paces anxiously9th chord | advance plot | agitated | conflicted | dissonant bass | duke | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | pacing | pondering | room | turbulent

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Quasi Agitato)1:17:45 - Henriette paces anxiouslyacceleration | advance plot | agitated | conflicted | dissonant bass | fragmentation | gift | governess | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | pacing | pondering | room | sequence | turbulent
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)Cauldron 10:00:15 - Title of filmbeaker | bubbling | chromatic scale | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | main title | ominous | opening title sequence | parallelism | starring list | title of film

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor0:20:05 - Dr. Clitterhouse enters Hotel Sequin42 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | dark | dissonant bass | doctor | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | lobby | mysterious | quartal chord | sign | thief | walking

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Fur Store0:44:20 - Truck arrives at the United Fur Co.chromatic parallelism | darkness | half-diminished 7th chord | mysterious | pedal tone | store | street | suspenseful | transition | truck

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Night Watchman0:44:29 - Watchman arrives at the storedarkness | dissonant bass | flashlight | guard | half-diminished 7th chord | keys | mysterious | opening | robbery | store | suspenseful | walking | working

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Walking0:44:39 - The watchman walksaugmented sixth chord | darkness | flashlight | guard | half-diminished 7th chord | mickey-mousing | mysterious | robbery | store | suspenseful | walking | working

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:45:26 - Criminals on the rooftop42 chord | carrying | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | crime | criminal | dissonant bass | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | mysterious | robbery | rooftop | sneaking | sneaky | stairs | stealing | thief | tossing | underscoring | walking | whole-tone

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Torch (Burning)0:51:12 - Butch opens safe with welder's torchanxious | burning | chromatic parallelism | criminal | dramatic | fire | flame | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | rescuing | robbery | sparks | store | tense | thief | torch

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)1:00:10 - Jo and Rocks quarreladvance plot | antagonist | arguing | dissonant bass | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | quarreling | room | tense
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)Transition0:00:07 - Starring cast listbold | chromatic wedge | dark | half-diminished 7th chord | linear chromaticism | opening title sequence | starring list | transition

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Chase0:04:21 - Cops chase boys through the train yardchase scene | chasing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | escaping | half-diminished 7th chord | mickey-mousing | police | polychord | running | street | teenager | whole-tone chord

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:40:50 - Gangsters shoot their own man in phone boothchromatic sequence | conflict | death | diminished 7th chord | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mickey-mousing | murderer | polychord | shooting | shop | sneaking | tense | voice-exchange

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)0:41:20 - Police car arrivesarriving | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | crowd | dissonant bass | half-diminished 7th chord | rushing | shop | street | tense | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Gangster (Elevator Music)0:42:40 - Elevator goes upadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | elevator | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | lawyer | leading man | mickey-mousing | rising | room | tense

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:16:29 - Rocky shoots Mac and Frazieragitated | attacking | casino | chaos | chasing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climbing | conflict | crowd | death | dissonant bass | dramatic | dying | escaping | falling | fighting | gangster | gun | gunshot | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | jumping | landing | lawyer | leading man | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | police | rooftop | room | running | sequence | shooting | sneaking | sneaky | street | tone cluster | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Running on wall1:17:55 - Rocky runs on wallagitated | chromatic scale | conflict | dramatic | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mickey-mousing | rooftop | running | sequence

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:19:00 - Rocky is trapped in a building42 chord | agitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | escaping | fleeing | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | major 7th chord | police | running | sequence | stairwell | tone cluster | underscoring

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Going down stairs1:19:05 - Rocky runs down the stairsagitated | chromatic scale | conflict | down | dramatic | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mickey-mousing | running | stairs | stairwell

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:31:44 - Rocky punches a guardagitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | climax | fighting | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | police | priest | prison | punching | tense | underscoring
Are These Our Children? (1931)Makes You Forget Your Troubles (Dream Sequence)0:20:51 - Eddie dreamsadvance plot | augmented sixth chord | cheerful | double exposure | dreaming | dream sequence | eating | fragmentation | half-diminished 7th chord | humming | leading man | room | scored source music | sequence | source music

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Meno)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | chromatic parallelism | common-tone dominant 7th | cut from film | half-diminished 7th chord | peaceful
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Opens window0:13:59 - The aunts open the windowadvance plot | aunt | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | mickey-mousing | opening | raising | room | upbeat | window

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Wind blowing 20:52:32 - The aunts walk to the windowadvance plot | aunt | blowing | chromatic parallelism | crazy person | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | looking | murderer | mysterious | room | wind | wind effect | window

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Here Comes the Bride (Tense)0:58:28 - Elaine comes in the dooradvance plot | bride | calling | darkness | entering | familiar tune | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | room | sequence | sneaking | tense
The Big Sleep (1946)Transition0:00:08 - Shadows of the main characters bold | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | opening title sequence | silhouette | smoke | smoking | starring list | transition | voice-exchange

The Big Sleep (1946)

Flirtation0:01:42 - Carmen flirts with Marlowechromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | daughter | establish character | femme fatale | flirting | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | private eye | room

The Big Sleep (1946)

Carmen0:02:21 - Carmen in Marlowe's armsdaughter | establish character | femme fatale | flirting | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mysterious | oscillation | private eye | room | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Grazioso)0:13:46 - Marlowe puts on a disguiseadded-note chord | advance plot | disguise | disguising | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mysterious | private eye | street

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Misterioso)0:19:40 - Marlowe pulls up in his cararriving | car | half-diminished 7th chord | investigating | leading man | mysterious | private eye | rain | street | tense | transition

The Big Sleep (1946)

Carmen0:20:39 - Marlowe sees Carmen's name on the car registrationcar | half-diminished 7th chord | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | name on screen | oscillation | private eye | rain | street | tense | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Running down0:21:13 - Feet running down the stairsaction scene | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | descending | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | mickey-mousing | running | street | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Mysterious)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | alternation | deleted scene | deleted scene | half-diminished 7th chord | investigating | investigation | leading man | mickey-mousing | mysterious | private eye | room | searching | underscoring | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Water runningNIF - not in filmdeleted scene | deleted scene | faucet | flowing | half-diminished 7th chord | investigating | investigation | leading man | mickey-mousing | mysterious | oscillation | private eye | room | searching | water

The Big Sleep (1946)

Carmen (Clues)NIF - not in filmclue | deleted scene | deleted scene | half-diminished 7th chord | investigating | investigation | key | leading man | mysterious | oscillation | private eye | room | searching | tense | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Grazioso)0:25:28 - Marlowe asks Vivian to help with Carmenadded-note chord | advance plot | butler | conversing | femme fatale | half-diminished 7th chord | inserted scene | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | not in score | private eye | reused recording | room

The Big Sleep (1946)

Hurrying0:27:25 - Marlowe goes back to Geiger's housechromatic sequence | half-diminished 7th chord | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | parallelism | private eye | street | walking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Grazioso)0:32:29 - Marlowe talks with Vivianadvance plot | conversing | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room

The Big Sleep (1946)

Walking 20:39:25 - Marlowe walks to the househalf-diminished 7th chord | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | pc set | private eye | street | tense | walking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Carmen (Misterioso)0:52:18 - Joe gives the picture to Marloweblackmail | blackmailer | conflict | conversing | criminal | evidence | femme fatale | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | suspect | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Misterioso)0:59:14 - Marlowe ties up Carolassassin | corpse | dark | half-diminished 7th chord | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | murderer | mysterious | pc set | private eye | room | rope | stinger | tying up

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe 2 (Dialing)0:59:47 - Marlowe walks to the phonecalling | chromatic scale | corpse | dialing | half-diminished 7th chord | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | spinning | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

CarmenNIF - not in filmadvance plot | burning | calling | cut from film | deleted scene | deleted scene | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mysterious | phone | private eye | room | tense | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Sternwood (Tense)1:16:26 - Marlowe asks about Eddie Marsaccusing | car | fragmentation | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | private eye | tense | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Tense)1:16:43 - Marlowe and Vivian argueaccusing | car | chromatic parallelism | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | pedal tone | private eye | tense | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Beaten)1:23:35 - Jones helps Marlowe upadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | dazed | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | lifting | mickey-mousing | pain | private eye | rising | street | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Sostenuto)1:24:25 - Marlowe cleans upadvance plot | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | pain | private eye | recovering | room | somber | tender | weary

The Big Sleep (1946)

Wrong Address1:30:46 - Marlowe ends the phone call9th chord | altered dominant | chromatic parallelism | conversing | death | death scene | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | phone call | private eye | room | somber | victim

The Big Sleep (1946)

Door slam1:33:12 - Marlowe closes the car doorclosing | half-diminished 7th chord | hurried | informer | leading man | mickey-mousing | private eye | slamming | street | tense | traveling scene

The Big Sleep (1946)

Carmen1:39:52 - Marlowe talks to Viviancaptive | conversing | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | musical clue | music reveals thoughts | mysterious | private eye | room | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Echo)1:42:20 - Canino shoots at Marloweaction scene | criminal | gun | gunshot | half-diminished 7th chord | hiding | leading man | outside | private eye | shooting | tense
City for Conquest (1940)Googi (Molto Mysterioso e Screwyoso)1:15:19 - Cobb sees the guncar | chromatic parallelism | conversing | corpse | criminal | disposing | dissonant bass | dock | fragmentation | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | manager | murderer | murder scene | ominous | ostinato | tense | tritone oscillation | working

City for Conquest (1940)

Googi dies1:15:34 - Googi is shotchromatic parallelism | criminal | dock | dying | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | half-diminished 7th chord | manager | mickey-mousing | murderer | murdering | murder scene | ominous | shooting | slumping | tense
Crime School (1938)Underscoring (Dramatic)0:28:01 - Frankie escapes from the warden's office9th chord | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | escape | escaping | half-diminished 7th chord | hiding | mickey-mousing | ostinato | reformatory | running | teenager | tense | throwing | tone cluster | warden | whole-tone scale

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Barbed Wire)0:29:18 - Frankie gets caught on barbed wireanguished | barbed wire fence | battle call | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climbing | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | escape | half-diminished 7th chord | pain | pc set | reformatory | struggling | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

The Escape1:12:03 - Boys escapedown | escape | escaping | gang | half-diminished 7th chord | jumping | mickey-mousing | mysterious | reformatory | sneaking | teenager | whole-tone chord

Crime School (1938)

Jumping down1:12:03 - Boys jump out of the windowdiminished 7th chord | down | escape | escaping | gang | half-diminished 7th chord | jumping | mickey-mousing | mysterious | reformatory | sneaking | teenager

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)1:12:21 - Cooper talks with the wardenchromatic parallelism | escape | half-diminished 7th chord | phone call | plotting | police | reformatory | telephone | tense | warden
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)Underscoring (Mysterious)0:23:21 - Men at the diner stand upadded-note chord | advance plot | diner | dissonant bass | fighting | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | linear chromaticism | money | mysterious | sitting | sneaking | underscoring | whole-tone chord

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Steps on money0:23:30 - A man steps on Johnnie's moneyadvance plot | diner | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mickey-mousing | money | mysterious | stepping

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:56:17 - Johnnie sees his picture in the paperangry | arguing | chromatic parallelism | dissonant bass | dramatic | fighting | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | photograph | ranch | teenager | tense | turning point | underscoring

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Tense)1:05:52 - Johnny talks to Peggyconflict | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | harmonic sequence | leading lady | leading man | lying | room | tense | underscoring
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Dust Be My Destiny (Trickery)0:48:45 - Joe talks to the jailerdistortion | friend | half-diminished 7th chord | jail | jail break | leading man | parallelism | passerby | shopkeeper | tense | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Stick Up)0:50:12 - Joe pulls out a gungun | half-diminished 7th chord | jail | jail break | leading lady | leading man | tense | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:10:32 - Joe runs after the caraugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dramatic | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | newspaper editor | running | street
Each Dawn I Die (1939)Confusion0:05:43 - Frank sits confused in car after crashaccusing | car | car crash | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | confused | crowd | dissonant bass | fire | glass | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | injury | leading man | reporter | running | street | yelling

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Frank (Parole Denied)1:07:58 - Frank's parole is denied9th chord | common-tone diminished 7th | dark | despair | foreign key modulation | half-diminished 7th chord | hopeful | leading man | letter | prison | prisoner | reading | sigh gesture | solemn | turning point
Flamingo Road (1949)Titus (Tutti)1:08:05 - Titus and Field arrive at the construction sitearriving | dark | dominant 7th chord | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | ominous | politician | self-borrowing | sheriff | street | transition

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Dramatic)1:11:05 - Boldon Lumber Companyconflict | dark | dramatic | driving | foreshadowing | half-diminished 7th chord | sheriff | street

Flamingo Road (1949)

Somber Phone Call1:19:54 - Dan calls Lane from the stationcalling | conflict | half-diminished 7th chord | husband | leading lady | leading man | politician | somber | tone cluster | train station | wife

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus (Rising Tension)1:30:09 - Lane confronts Titusarguing | climax | club | dark | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | ominous | self-borrowing | sequence | sheriff
The Informer (1935)Blood Money (Four Coins)0:23:15 - Bartender puts four coins on the tableadvance plot | antagonist | augmented triad | bartender | coin | counting | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | money | mysterious | placing | pub | tense

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Lying)0:23:40 - Gypo lies about where he got the moneyadvance plot | antagonist | chromatic sequence | conversing | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | lying | octatonic | pub | Scotch snap | tense

The Informer (1935)

Underscoring (Tense)0:39:05 - Rebels talk about Gypoadvance plot | conversing | half-diminished 7th chord | headquarters | rebel | room | tense | underscoring

The Informer (1935)

Dan and Mary0:55:53 - Dan and Mary talk aloneABA structure | chromatic parallelism | deceptive resolution | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | embracing | half-diminished 7th chord | hero | love interest | love scene | love theme | mode mixture | passionate | pedal tone | romantic | room

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Molto Agitato)1:03:45 - Katie worries for Gypoadvance plot | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | conversing | drunk | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | rebel | street

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Confession)1:16:00 - Gypo confesses and cries9th chord | altered dominant | antagonist | confessing | confession | courtroom | courtroom scene | crying | deceptive resolution | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | guilt | half-diminished 7th chord | headquarters | leading man | pedal tone | pedal tone | remorseful | room | traitor

The Informer (1935)

By the Fire1:22:36 - Gypo rests by the fireantagonist | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | romantic | room | suspension | traitor | yearning

The Informer (1935)

Blood Money (Tuttissimo)1:28:53 - Gypo stumbles into a churchantagonist | church | climax | dirge | dissonant bass | dominant pedal | dying | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mysterious | street | stumbling | tense | traitor | walking | whole-tone | whole-tone chord
The Letter (1940)Leslie (Shimmery)0:02:57 - Leslie stands over the dead bodycloud | death | half-diminished 7th chord | home | leading lady | moon | murder | murderer | murder scene | mysterious | oscillation | parallelism | plantation | sequence | suspension | watching

The Letter (1940)

Collapse0:38:20 - Leslie collapsesanxious | collapsing | fainting | falling | fearful | half-diminished 7th chord | lawyer | leading lady | letter | mickey-mousing | pivotal scene | prison | suspension | tense

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Confession)1:16:36 - Leslie confesses to Robertconfessing | conflict | dark | half-diminished 7th chord | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | ostinato | recounting | sequence | serious | tritone | tritone oscillation

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Dramatic)1:18:32 - Leslie confesses to Robertconfessing | conflict | crying | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | murder | oscillation | recounting | sequence

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (The Moon)1:31:36 - Leslie sees the moon go behind a cloudclimax | cloud | crying | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | looking | moon | oscillation | pc set | plantation | sequence
Mildred Pierce (1945)Mildred (Tragic)0:02:42 - Mildred walks out onto the dockaltered dominant | dock | establish character | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | leading lady | mickey-mousing | pondering | sequence | somber | suicide | tragic | water | wave

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:08:53 - Wally looks for Mildred9th chord | action scene | ascending | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | down | dramatic | falling | friend | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | knocking | mickey-mousing | room | searching | setup | suspenseful | underscoring | walking | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:10:21 - Wally reacts to the situationaction scene | breaking | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | death | dramatic | escaping | friend | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | mickey-mousing | murder | room | running | smashing | sneaking | telephone | underscoring | victim | walking | whole-tone chord | worrying

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Wally walks0:10:32 - Wally hurriedly walks awayaction scene | chromatic parallelism | dramatic | friend | half-diminished 7th chord | hurrying | mickey-mousing | room | victim | walking

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Sehr Dramatic)0:12:06 - Mildred arrives homeadvance plot | arriving | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | dark | daughter | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | imitation | leading lady | street | tense | tritone | worrying

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mazurka in B-Flat Major (Tense)0:38:47 - Veda plays a Chopin Mazurkaarguing | child | classical music | common-tone diminished 7th | conflict | familiar tune | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | leading lady | on-screen music | playing | quotation | room | scored source music | source music | tense | upbeat | waltz

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Agitato)1:14:37 - Mildred and Monte argueagitated | arguing | breakup | conflict | distortion | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | leading lady | love interest | room | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Mad)1:43:19 - Mildred makes a phone callanger | angry | calling | dissonant bass | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | leading lady | room | tense | turbulent | turning point | walking

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Ominous)1:45:25 - Mildred walks downstairsarriving | climax | dark | fragmentation | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | imitation | leading lady | ominous | room

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Tragic)1:46:43 - Mildred runs awayaltered dominant | antagonist | arguing | betrayal | chromatic scale | climax | daughter | dramatic | emotional | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | leading lady | room | running | sequence
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)Underscoring (Gentle)0:51:06 - Joan talks with Vergie9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | child | chromatic parallelism | conversing | daughter | foreign key modulation | gentle | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | mother | reunion | secret | shop | timid

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby (Quasi Appassionato)0:54:24 - John expresses his love for Vergieconversing | direct modulation | dissonant bass | fragmentation | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | love scene | outside | passionate | secret love | secret lover
The Unfaithful (1947)Unfaithful (Rising Anger)1:15:35 - Bob walksangry | chromatic scale | fragmentation | half-diminished 7th chord | husband | intense | meandering | oscillation | ostinato | room | transition | walking
We Are Not Alone (1939)Surprise Symphony (Hushed)0:04:59 - David talks to his sonboy | child | classical music | establish character | familiar tune | father | half-diminished 7th chord | Haydn | hero | home | hushed | quotation | subtle

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Jessica0:10:01 - Jessica enters the room 9th chord | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | establish character | half-diminished 7th chord | office | sour | wife

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Jessica0:45:10 - Jessica enters the room9th chord | advance plot | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conversing | half-diminished 7th chord | home | mother | room | sour
Penguin Pool Murder (1932)Penguin0:01:25 - A penguinaquarium | comical | diminished 7th chord | establish setting | half-diminished 7th chord | penguin | transcribed by ear | waddling
Thirteen Women (1932)Ursula (Fate)0:09:11 - The swami predicts Ursula's fateantagonist | conversing | dark | establish character | fate | fortune teller | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | mickey-mousing | mysterious | predicting | room | somber | stinger | swami | train whistle | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (Violent)0:12:29 - Newspaper headlinedramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | headline | murder | murder scene | newspaper | transcribed by ear | violent

Thirteen Women (1932)

Hazel murders husband0:12:36 - Hazel murders her husbanddouble exposure | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | headline | husband | knife | murder | murderer | murdering | murder scene | newspaper | room | stabbing | stinger | transcribed by ear | victim | violent

Thirteen Women (1932)

Dramatic Agitato0:12:41 - Hazel screamsaugmented sixth chord | chromatic scale | double exposure | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | headline | letter | murder | murderer | murder scene | newspaper | room | screaming | stinger | transcribed by ear | victim | violent

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (Mysterious Waltz)0:33:37 - Ursula talks to Burns64 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | love interest | mode mixture | romantic | room | transcribed by ear | waltz
Emergency Call (1933)Ambulance0:00:11 - Main titles over a speeding ambulanceambulance | augmented triad | dissonant bass | Dorian mode | dramatic | driving | half-diminished 7th chord | main title | opening title sequence | parallelism | paramedic | pedal tone | siren | street | through-composed | whole-tone
Don’t Turn ‘em Loose (1936)Makes You Forget Your Troubles (Dream Sequence)0:39:59 - Bob (Bat) pulls a gun on Graceaugmented sixth chord | cheerful | confronting | fragmentation | frantic | gangster | gun | gunshot | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | mirror shot | moll | murder | murderer | murder scene | popular music | reacting | room | screaming | sequence | shooting | simulated source music | source music | staring | tense | threatening | victim
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)

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
Another Face (1935)Underscoring (Tense)0:02:30 - Gangster talks with nursechromatic parallelism | conversing | doctor | establish character | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | nurse | office | tense | underscoring

Another Face (1935)

Zaroff (Molto Moderato) + The Iron Door0:02:43 - The gangsters departchromatic scale | combination of themes | conversing | departing | doctor | establish character | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | mysterious | nurse | office | tense

Another Face (1935)

Courage (Tone Cluster)0:04:26 - Gangster all bandaged upconversing | departing | doctor | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | mysterious | nurse | operating room | operation scene | patient | whole-tone chord

Another Face (1935)

Zaroff (Poco Agitato)0:05:01 - Nurse argues with doctoradvance plot | arguing | blackmail | chromatic parallelism | doctor | half-diminished 7th chord | nurse | operating room | tense