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All This, and Heaven Too (1940)Agitato0:06:49 - Henriette leaves the classroomagitated | appoggiatura | chromatic scale | distressed | establish character | hurrying | leading lady | leaving | minister | Neapolitan | principal | school | teacher | walking

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Duchess (Agitato)0:22:02 - The Duchess argues with the Dukeagitated | arguing | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | distressed | duchess | duke | establish character | leading lady | leading man | mode mixture | room

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Underscoring (Agitated)0:22:23 - The Duke rebukes the Duchessagitated | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | distressed | dominant 7th chord | duchess | duke | establish character | leading lady | leading man | room

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Underscoring (Tense)0:37:37 - They rise from prayeradded-note chord | child | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conversing | deceptive resolution | duchess | duke | governess | illness | leading lady | leading man | leaving | priest | religious scene | room | somber | tense

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Raynald (Adagio)0:38:26 - The doctor takes Raynald's pulse9th chord | advance plot | caring | child | chromatic scale | conversing | doctor | duke | governess | governess | illness | leading lady | leading man | room | solemn

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Desperation0:39:54 - The Duchess writes a letterangry | chromatic scale | crying | despair | duchess | leading lady | mad scene | on-screen text | parallelism | room | writing

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Desperation (Very Emotional)0:41:00 - The Duchess pleads with the Abbeangry | arguing | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | crying | despair | dissonant bass | illness | leading lady | mad scene | priest | room

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Very Emotional)0:49:01 - The Duke looks at Henrietteadvance plot | child | chromatic scale | common-chord modulation | common-tone diminished 7th | conversing | delicate | duke | gentle | governess | leading lady | leading man | looking | romance | romantic | room

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Desperation (Very Emotional)1:02:00 - The Duke talks to Henriettearguing | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | duke | governess | leading lady | leading man | room | trouble

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Falling Snow1:12:39 - Henriette watches the falling snow64 chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conversing | dissonant bass | duke | governess | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | point-of-view shot | room | snow | snow globe | snowing | uneasy

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Desperation (Very Emotional)1:20:06 - The Duchess threatens the Dukearguing | augmented triad | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | desperate | dissonant bass | duchess | duke | leading lady | leading man | room | tense | threatening

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Desperation (Sempre Accelerando1:20:39 - The Duke and Duchess argueacceleration | arguing | augmented triad | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | desperate | dissonant bass | duchess | duke | leading lady | leading man | panning shot | pc set | room | screaming | tense | threatening

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Underscoring (Somber)1:21:26 - The Duke descends the stairschild | chromatic scale | conflict | conversing | crying gesture | descending | governess | leading lady | room | somber | tense

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

All Hallows Eve1:23:22 - A forest scene at nightaugmented triad | child | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conversing | create suspense | dissonant bass | forest | governess | Halloween | hiding | leading lady | ombra topic | on-screen text | pc set | pedal tone | scaring | scary | spooky | walking | whole-tone chord

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Loti's Song1:24:31 - Apples roasting on a fire9th chord | child | chromatic mediant | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | cooking | create suspense | dissonant bass | forest | governess | leading lady | linear chromaticism | old man | pedal tone | scary | scored source music | singer | singing | split-third chord | spooky

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Underscoring (Agitated)1:35:05 - Henriette with the childrenadvance plot | agitated | child | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conversing | governess | leading lady | room | worried

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Underscoring (Somber)1:37:35 - Henriette talks with the Dukechromatic scale | conversing | duke | governess | leading lady | leading man | love scene | room | somber | underscoring

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Screwissimo1:48:47 - The Duke goes madchromatic scale | conflict | conversing | creepy | disturbing | duke | leading lady | leading man | madness | ominous | room | whole-tone chord

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Desperation (Slow)1:48:58 - The Duke leaveschromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | duke | leading lady | leading man | leaving | ominous | room | tense

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Murder1:51:56 - The Duke advances towards the Duchessapproaching | blur | chromatic scale | climax | dark | diminished 7th chord | duchess | duke | leading lady | leading man | menacing | murder | murdering | murder scene | ominous | pc set | room | strangling

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Underscoring (Tense)2:10:17 - A carriage arrives at the palace9th chord | arriving | carriage | chromatic scale | leading lady | prisoner | soldier | street | suspect | tense | transition | traveling | underscoring

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

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

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

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

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)

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

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

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

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

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

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

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

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

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

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Butch runs back0:50:52 - Butch runs back from the windowanxious | chromatic scale | 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 | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | combination of themes | criminal | dramatic | gangster | knocking | motor | ostinato | panicking | robbery | store | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Lighting the Torch + The Motor0:51:05 - Butch prepares the torchanxious | chromatic scale | combination of themes | criminal | dramatic | fire | flame | gangster | hero | lighting | ostinato | preparing | rescuing | robbery | sequence | store | tense | thief | torch | working

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

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

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Motor (Rescue)0:52:29 - Dr. Clitterhouse escapes from safeanxious | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | criminal | dramatic | escaping | gangster | hero | motor | ostinato | rescuing | robbery | store | tense | thief

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Rocks struggles and falls1:09:52 - Rocks tries to get up, then collapseschromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | death | doctor | down | drugs | dying | falling | gangster | leading lady | leading man | murder | murderer | murder scene | office | oscillation | poison | rising | split-third chord | struggling | tense | up

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

Cauldron 1 (End title)1:26:33 - The Endbeaker | bubbling | chromatic mediant | chromatic scale | closing credits | doctor | end title | foreign key modulation | leading man | mode mixture | ominous | plagal cadence
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)

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

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Gangster (Headlines)0:07:21 - Newspaper headlinedark | establish character | headline | main title | montage | mysterious | newspaper | octatonic scale | pedal tone | street

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Rocky and Laury (Not In Film 2)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | chromatic scale | conversing | cut from film | establish character | following | gangster | leading lady | leading man | street | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)NIF - not in filmchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | cut from film | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | evading | following | gangster | leading man | linear chromaticism | setup | shop | street | underscoring | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Pushing forward0:40:26 - Man pulls a gun on the cashieradvancing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dominant 7th chord | gangster | gun | leading man | mickey-mousing | ominous | pedal tone | pushing | shop

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)

Underscoring (Dramatic)NIF - not in filmadvance plot | altered dominant | chromatic scale | cut from film

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Hurrying1:10:54 - A newspaper editor gives orders to his menassigning | chromatic scale | commanding | dissonant bass | hurried | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | newspaper editor | newspaper office

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)

Mac gets shot1:16:35 - Mac gets shot and diesagitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | 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 | chromatic scale | 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 | chromatic scale | climbing | conflict | descending | down | dramatic | escaping | gangster | hurrying | ladder | leading man | mickey-mousing | street

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)

Going up stairs1:19:27 - Rocky runs up the stairsagitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | gangster | leading man | major 7th chord | mickey-mousing | running | sequence | stairs | stairwell | up

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Tear Gas1:19:48 - Tear gas spreads throughout the roomagitated | breaking | breaking | breathing | building | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | gangster | gun | gunshot | hurrying | leading man | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | police | quartal chord | running | shooting | smoke | street | tear gas | throwing | window

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

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

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Rocky runs1:25:13 - Rocky makes a run for itagitated | chromatic scale | conflict | falling | gangster | gun | gunshot | hostage | leading man | octatonic | priest | running | sequence | shooting | street | whole-tone chord

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:25:20 - Rocky throws his guncapturing | chromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | gangster | gun | leading man | police | sequence | street | throwing | underscoring

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)Dreams (Whole Tone)0:21:11 - A view of the citydreaming | leading man | montage | pedal tone | room | somber | whole-tone scale

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams + Makes You Forget Your Troubles (Allegro)NIF - not in filmcut from film | mysterious | octatonic | somber | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Makes You Forget Your Troubles (Listesso Tempo)0:30:13 - Eddie commits a crimeangry | chromatic scale | double exposure | dreaming | dream sequence | fragmentation | hectic | leading man | montage | room

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Allegro)1:15:33 - Newspaper headlinesaugmented triad | chromatic parallelism | double exposure | dramatic | fanfare | frantic | headline | montage | mother | newspaper | ostinato | spinning | tense | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Happy Land (Chromatic)0:00:21 - Cast list64 chord | cast list | chromatic mediant | chromatic scale | dramatic | familiar tune | foreign key modulation | opening title sequence

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Chromatic Fall0:00:58 - Max Steiner's name42 chord | cast list | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dramatic | opening title sequence | pedal tone

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Happy Land (Lento)0:12:31 - The aunts talkadvance plot | aunt | brother | conversing | crazy person | familiar tune | foreign key modulation | gentle | leading lady | mysterious | plotting | room | sequence | tender | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Here Comes the Bride (Elaine Whistles)0:23:44 - Elaine whistles out of her windowagitated | bride | cheerful | chromatic scale | dark | diminished 7th chord | familiar tune | groom | leading lady | leading man | on-screen music | room | scored source music | source music | turning point | whistling

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Here Comes the Bride (Running)0:23:58 - Mortimer runs to the door9th chord | 13th chord | aunt | bride | child | chromatic scale | crazy person | dark | familiar tune | groom | Halloween | intervallic expansion | leading lady | leading man | murderer | room | running | rushing | source music | source to score | trick-or-treating | turning point

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan 20:40:30 - Jonathan enters the housearriving | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | close-up | criminal | dark | dissonant bass | establish character | leading man | observing | ominous | pc set | room | walking | zoom in

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan 20:43:08 - Jonathan talks about the operationaunt | brother | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | crazy person | criminal | dark | dissonant bass | doctor | establish character | grabbing | leading lady | leading man | murderer | ominous | pc set | room | struggling | threatening

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan 20:49:12 - Jonathan threatens the auntsadvance plot | aunt | brother | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | crazy person | criminal | dark | dissonant bass | doctor | fear | leading lady | leading man | murderer | ominous | pc set | room | threatening

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan 20:52:48 - Jonathan comes in the windowadvance plot | aunt | brother | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | crazy person | dark | darkness | dissonant bass | doctor | intimidating | leading lady | leading man | murderer | ominous | pc set | room | staring | tense

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Funeral March0:55:21 - Teddy carries the body down the stairsadvance plot | brother | carrying | chromatic scale | corpse | crazy person | darkness | diminution | dirge | familiar tune | foreign key modulation | funeral march | linear chromaticism | ominous | ostinato | room | tritone | walking

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Blows out match0:56:48 - Einstein blows out the matchadvance plot | blowing | brother | crazy person | darkness | doctor | extinguishing | leading man | match | mickey-mousing | murderer | room | tense | whole-tone scale

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan 2 (Dark)0:57:04 - Jonathan exitsadvance plot | brother | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conversing | crazy person | dark | darkness | dissonant bass | doctor | falling | leading man | murderer | mysterious | pc set | polychord | room | stinger

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Underscoring (Tense)0:58:10 - Someone knocks at the dooradvance plot | brother | chromatic scale | conversing | corpse | crazy person | darkness | doctor | knocking | leading man | murderer | pc set | room | sequence | sneaking | tense | underscoring

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan 20:58:55 - Jonathan emerges from the shadowsadvance plot | bride | brother | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conversing | crazy person | darkness | dissonant bass | doctor | fear | leading lady | leading man | murderer | pc set | questioning | room | sinister

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Jonathan 2 (Ominous)1:00:36 - Jonathan backs Elaine into a corneradvance plot | anger | augmented triad | bride | brother | chromatic scale | crazy person | dissonant bass | doctor | fear | hurting | leading lady | leading man | murderer | ominous | polychord | questioning | room | stinger | tense | threatening

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:01:21 - They take Elaine into the cellar9th chord | aunt | bride | brother | chromatic scale | conflict | crazy person | darkness | diminished 7th chord | doctor | dramatic | fear | fighting | gagging | harmonic sequence | leading lady | leading man | metric dissonance | murderer | oscillation | room | running | self-borrowing | struggling | suspenseful | underscoring

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Panic1:31:48 - Einstein agrees to do the torturealcohol | brother | captive | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | crazy person | doctor | dramatic | fear | leading man | murderer | oscillation | panicked | panicking | polychord | room | sequence | split-third chord | tense | torturing | victim
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)

Underscoring (Tense)0:02:45 - Marlowe goes to meet Sternwood9th chord | altered dominant | butler | chromatic scale | establish character | leading man | private eye | room | tense | underscoring | walking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Waiting0:18:15 - Marlowe talks to lady in bookstoreadded-note chord | altered dominant | book shop | chromatic scale | conversing | leading man | love interest | love scene | mode mixture | mysterious | oscillation | private eye | romantic

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe 20:19:47 - Marlowe spies on the housecar | chromatic scale | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | rain | street | tense | waiting

The Big Sleep (1946)

Action0:21:04 - Marlowe runs to the houseaction scene | antagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | chromatic wedge | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | hurrying | leading man | pc set | private eye | running | street | tense | underscoring

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)0:23:44 - Marlowe investigates the crime scenechromatic scale | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:24:05 - Marlowe advanceschromatic scale | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mickey-mousing | mysterious | private eye | room | searching | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Turning page0:24:20 - Marlowe turns the page in the code bookchromatic scale | clue | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | searching | secret code | turning | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Thinking)0:24:26 - Marlowe tries to solve the mysteryadded-note chord | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | clue | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | secret code | thinking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe 2 (Blood Stain)0:27:54 - Marlowe discovers that the body is missing11th chord | chromatic scale | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | private eye | room | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Ear Music)0:38:26 - Marlowe talks with Agnesarguing | book shop | chromatic scale | fragmentation | investigation scene | leading man | private eye | secretary | tense | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Taxi)0:39:05 - Marlowe talks to the lady cab driver9th chord | car | car | chromatic scale | driver | driving | following | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | taxi | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Ear Music)0:46:52 - Marlowe thinksadvance plot | chromatic scale | fragmentation | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | tense | thinking | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:52:02 - Marlowe pushes Agnesblackmailer | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conflict | criminal | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | falling | femme fatale | gun | leading lady | leading man | private eye | room | suspect | tense | tripping | underscoring

The Big Sleep (1946)

Running out0:56:36 - Marlowe runs after the killerassassin | chase scene | chasing | chromatic scale | combination of themes | dramatic | gun | gunshot | leading man | mickey-mousing | murder | murderer | private eye | room | running | stairs | stinger

The Big Sleep (1946)

Down the Stairs + The Chase + Marlowe (Action)0:56:39 - Marlowe chases the killerassassin | chase scene | chasing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | descending | dissonant bass | dramatic | gun | gunshot | heroic | layering | leading man | murderer | private eye | room | running | stairs | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:56:54 - Killer shoots at Marloweassassin | chase scene | chasing | chromatic scale | dramatic | leading man | murderer | pc set | private eye | running | shooting | street | tense | underscoring | whole-tone | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

The Big Sleep (1946)

The Pursuit0:57:09 - Marlowe pursues killer in his carassassin | car | chase scene | chasing | chromatic scale | dissonant bass | driving | gun | hiding | leading man | murderer | ostinato | private eye | pursuing | street | syncopation | tense

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)

Questions1:16:16 - Marlowe and Vivian argueangry | car | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conversing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | private eye | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Sternwood (Extended)NIF - not in filmadded-note chord | advance plot | altered dominant | chromatic scale | conversing | cut from film | femme fatale | leading man | private eye | room | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

You!NIF - not in filmadvance plot | chromatic scale | conversing | cut from film | femme fatale | fragmentation | leading man | private eye | room | tone cluster

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Mysterious)1:21:19 - Marlowe speaks on the phoneadvance plot | café | chromatic scale | conversing | leading man | mysterious | pc set | phone call | 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)

Recovering1:24:06 - Jones helps Marlowe upadvance plot | augmented triad | conversing | impressionism | leading man | mysterious | pain | private eye | street | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

The Big Sleep (1946)

Hurrying (Car)1:33:50 - Marlowe drives off the roadcar | chromatic scale | driving | fragmentation | hurried | leading man | private eye | sequence | street | tense | traveling scene

The Big Sleep (1946)

He skids1:33:53 - Marlowe's car skids to a stopcar | chromatic scale | leading man | mickey-mousing | private eye | skidding | street | tense | traveling scene

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Gets Hit)1:36:20 - The thug punches Marlowechromatic scale | conflict | criminal | danger | dramatic | leading man | mickey-mousing | murderer | private eye | punching | shop | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Whole Tone)1:39:25 - Marlowe talks to Viviancaptive | conversing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | mysterious | private eye | room | tense | whole-tone | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe 21:41:18 - Marlowe goes outsideaction scene | chromatic scale | escaping | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mysterious | private eye | room | screaming | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Running and jumping1:42:10 - Man runs awayaction scene | chromatic scale | criminal | fear | jumping | mickey-mousing | outside | running | tense

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Bold)1:45:44 - Marlowe and Vivian get out of the carbold | chromatic scale | heroic | leading lady | leading man | love interest | outside | private eye | transition | walking

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe 21:47:31 - Car pulls up outsidechromatic scale | climax | fear | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mysterious | private eye | room | shaking | tense | tritone
Caged (1950)SignatureNIF - not in filmadded-note chord | bold | chromatic mediant | chromatic scale | cut from film | dissonant bass | fragmentation | opening title sequence | oscillation

Caged (1950)

Caged (Main Title)NIF - not in filmcar | chromatic scale | cut from film | dark | dissonant bass | driving | guard | opening title sequence | oscillation | police car | prisoner | riding | sigh gesture | title of film

Caged (1950)

Signature0:00:00 - WB logoadded-note chord | bold | chromatic mediant | chromatic scale | dissonant bass | fanfare | fragmentation | opening title sequence | oscillation | WB shield

Caged (1950)

Caged0:00:08 - Title of filmcar | cast list | chromatic scale | dark | dissonant bass | driving | guard | opening title sequence | point-of-view shot | police car | prisoner | title of film

Caged (1950)

SwimmyNIF - not in filmadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | cut from film | disbelief | dissonant bass | fragmentation | guard | leading lady | pregnancy | prison | prisoner | reacting | realization | tense

Caged (1950)

MadnessNIF - not in filmagitated | bed | chromatic scale | crazy person | crying | cut from film | leading lady | mad scene | ostinato | prison | prisoner | sleeping | standing

Caged (1950)

Train Whistle HallucinationNIF - not in filmacceleration | agitated | bed | breaking | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | crazy person | crying | cut from film | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | glass | hallucinating | leading lady | mad scene | ostinato | pedal tone | polychord | prison | prisoner | screaming | smashing

Caged (1950)

Wailing + Train Whistle HallucinationNIF - not in filmacceleration | agitated | bed | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | combination of themes | crazy person | crying | crying effect | cut from film | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | glass | leading lady | mad scene | ostinato | pedal tone | polychord | prison | prisoner | rushing | unlocking | wailing

Caged (1950)

AgitatoNIF - not in filmagitated | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | cut from film | fragmentation | mad scene | ostinato | pc set | prison | whole-tone chord

Caged (1950)

Prison Alarm0:32:00 - Ringing prison alarmagitated | alarm | alarm effect | bell | double exposure | dramatic | guard | leading lady | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | prison | prisoner | ringing | waking | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale | yelling

Caged (1950)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:32:30 - Marie in the prison cafeteriaalarm | alarm effect | bell | chromatic parallelism | double exposure | dramatic | eating | fanning | guard | heat | leading lady | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | pc set | prison | prisoner | underscoring | whole-tone scale

Caged (1950)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:32:47 - Marie working in the prison laundryalarm | alarm effect | augmented sixth chord | bell | chromatic scale | double exposure | dramatic | leading lady | mickey-mousing | montage | montage | pain | prison | prisoner | quick cuts | underscoring | working

Caged (1950)

June (Adagio)0:39:34 - Inmates play cardscards | chromatic mediant | chromatic scale | close-up | conversing | establish character | foreign key modulation | friend | leading lady | melancholy | playing | prison | prisoner | somber | underscoring | uneasy

Caged (1950)

Caged (Main Title)0:49:00 - Mrs. Benton at her deskadvance plot | chromatic scale | dark | dissonant bass | nursery | oscillation | prison | sigh gesture | thinking | uneasy | warden | whole-tone chord

Caged (1950)

Marie (Dramatic)0:52:43 - Marie pleads with her mother to take the baby9th chord | altered dominant | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | despair | dramatic | leading lady | mother | nurse | pleading | prison | prisoner | tragic | turning point

Caged (1950)

She RunsNIF - not in filmadded-note chord | agitated | chromatic scale | cut from film | cut scene | dissonant bass | sequence | tritone oscillation
His Greatest Gamble (1934)The Chase 10:29:26 - Philip escapes from prisonaugmented triad | dark | escaping | frantic | leading man | montage | montage | prisoner | sequence | train | transcribed by ear | traveling | whole-tone scale
City for Conquest (1940)Sidewalks of New York (City Struck)0:02:03 - Old-timer talks with cop9th chord | bridge | chromatic scale | city | conversing | establish setting | excited | old man | police | soliloquy

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Cop Grabs Bum)0:03:06 - Cop pushes old-timer9th chord | arguing | bridge | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | city | comical | establish setting | mickey-mousing | old man | police | pushing | rushing | tense

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Very Broad)0:12:16 - Eddie plays the piano13th chord | brother | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | composer | conversing | describing | dissonant bass | establish character | explaining | leading man | musician | name of film | pentatonic | piano | playing | romantic | room | source music | transcribed by ear

City for Conquest (1940)

Galop0:31:21 - Montage at an amusement parkamusement park | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | double exposure | excited | linear chromaticism | montage | neon light

City for Conquest (1940)

Underscoring (Tense)1:14:48 - Googi threatens Cobbcar | car | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | criminal | dissonant bass | driving | gangster | manager | murder | murderer | murder scene | ominous | tense | threatening

City for Conquest (1940)

Googi (Dead Man)1:15:09 - They pull out the dead mancar | chromatic scale | conversing | corpse | criminal | disposing | dock | gangster | manager | murderer | murder scene | ominous | ostinato | tense | whole-tone chord | working

City for Conquest (1940)

Kicks body1:15:22 - Googi kicks the body into the waterchromatic scale | corpse | criminal | dock | dropping | gangster | kicking | manager | mickey-mousing | murderer | murder scene | ominous | tense

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Very Broad)1:34:24 - Peggy reacts to the music9th chord | 13th chord | audience | bold | Carnegie Hall | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | concert | concert hall | concert scene | conducting | conductor | deceptive resolution | dissonant bass | dramatic | Gershwinesque | leading lady | leading man | listening | musician | newspaper | newspaper stand | on-screen music | orchestra | playing | radio | romantic | source music | street | watching | zoom out
Crime School (1938)Underscoring (Tense)0:08:20 - The kids confront the junk shop ownerattacking | chromatic scale | conflict | death | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | fighting | gang | mickey-mousing | ominous | ostinato | running | shop | shopkeeper | stairs | stinger | teenager | tense | underscoring | up

Crime School (1938)

Running away0:09:32 - Kids run away from cops42 chord | chasing | chromatic scale | conflict | dramatic | fleeing | gang | mickey-mousing | police | running | street | teenager | tense

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:09:53 - Frankie sneaks in the houseconcern | conversing | dissonant bass | establish character | heroine | leading lady | mysterious | pedal tone | room | sister | sneaking | sneaky | teenager | underscoring | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

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)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:29:09 - Frankie hides then runsbarbed wire fence | battle call | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | diminished 7th chord | 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 | 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 Warden (The Guards)0:29:34 - Warden's guards run to catch Frankie64 chord | anguished | barbed wire fence | battle call | capturing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dragging | dramatic | escape | falling | pc set | police | reformatory | running | sequence | teenager | tense | warden

Crime School (1938)

Window closing0:30:05 - Boys close their windowchromatic parallelism | closing | escape | gang | mickey-mousing | reformatory | somber | teenager | whole-tone scale | window

Crime School (1938)

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

Crime School (1938)

Slips on paint0:51:01 - Guard chases boy then slips and falls on paintaccident | chromatic scale | comedy | comical | falling | mickey-mousing | police | reformatory | slipping | teenager | walking

Crime School (1938)

The Boiler Room0:54:27 - Boys talk about stoking the boileraction scene | auctioning | boiler room | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dissonant bass | fanfare | gang | heroic | reformatory | teenager | working

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:11:24 - Boys plot their escape9th chord | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dramatic | escape | gang | plotting | reformatory | teenager | underscoring

Crime School (1938)

Parting curtains1:13:27 - Frankie parts the curtainsconflict | curtain | minor scale | mysterious | opening | parting | room | teenager

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Tense)1:14:26 - Mark talks to policemanchromatic scale | conflict | deceptive resolution | gun | hero | heroine | hiding | knocking | leading lady | leading man | lying | mode mixture | pedal tone | police | room | teenager | tense | underscoring

Crime School (1938)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:15:31 - Frankie fights Spikeagitated | arguing | chromatic scale | conflict | dissonant bass | fighting | gang | hero | leading man | sequence | street | teenager | underscoring

Crime School (1938)

Resolution1:22:31 - Sue enters the room 42 chord | antagonist | calm | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | conversing | hero | leading man | reformatory | resolution | resolution | tense | tritone
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)The Awakening0:14:48 - Johnnie wakes upadvance plot | chromatic scale | confusion | deceptive resolution | leading man | metric modulation | mysterious | octatonic chord | octatonic scale | pc set | room | waking | whole-tone chord

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Reading0:15:29 - Johnnie reads a newspaperadvance plot | chromatic scale | dissonant bass | leading man | newspaper | reading | room | tense | whole-tone chord

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:16:01 - Johnnie rushes insideadvance plot | chromatic scale | dramatic | leading man | minor-major 7th chord | newspaper | room | rushing | underscoring

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive (Traveling)0:22:51 - Johnnie's plodding feetchromatic scale | chromatic wedge | countryside | desert | dissonant bass | dramatic | leading man | linear chromaticism | map | mickey-mousing | money | montage | montage | traveling | walking | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Ladder0:30:11 - Tommy sitting on a laddercheerful | chromatic scale | common-tone diminished 7th | conflict | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | fun | ladder | pedal tone | ranch | teenager | working

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Ladder falls0:30:16 - The ladder fallschromatic scale | comical | conflict | diminished 7th chord | falling | ladder | mickey-mousing | ranch | teenager

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

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

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Peggy (Waiting)1:24:39 - The detective talks to Johnniechromatic scale | climax | dark | detective | diminished 7th chord | dissonant | dissonant bass | leading lady | leading man | lying | ominous | room | waiting
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Comedy fall0:13:08 - Joe falls over while milking the cowbarn | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | falling | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | mickey-mousing | prisoner

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Joe fights cow0:13:56 - Joe fights cow (off-screen)augmented triad | barn | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | cow | diminished 7th chord | fighting | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | mickey-mousing | prisoner

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dark)0:25:03 - Charlie interrupts the loversbarn | chromatic scale | conflict | dark | diminished 7th chord | hexatonic scale | leading lady | leading man | underscoring | villain | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:25:23 - Charlie grabs Mabel's armbarn | chromatic scale | conflict | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | leading lady | leading man | underscoring | villain | warden

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Fight)0:25:41 - Charlie and Joe fight42 chord | barn | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conflict | dramatic | fighting | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | mickey-mousing | octatonic scale | punching | villain | warden | whole-tone scale

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Running Up and Down)0:30:12 - Man runs up the courthouse steps64 chord | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | courthouse | down | frantic | leading lady | leading man | love scene | mickey-mousing | mode mixture | producer | running | stairs | street | up

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Fleeing0:34:56 - Joe and Mabel fleealley | chromatic scale | danger | down | escape | fearful | fleeing | leading lady | leading man | linear chromaticism | mickey-mousing | police | runaway | running | street | suspenseful

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:46:42 - Mabel yells to Joechromatic scale | create suspense | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | escaping | gun | gunshot | leading lady | leading man | police | room | runaway | running | street | underscoring | yelling

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Joe runs and falls0:46:50 - Joe runs and fallschromatic scale | create suspense | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | falling | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | police | runaway | running | stinger | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Speeding car0:51:08 - The car speeds offcar | chromatic scale | diminished 7th chord | dramatic | escape | friend | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | shopkeeper | street | traveling

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Cantor0:56:34 - Joe talks to a Jewish shopkeeper9th chord | crime scene | criminal | Gypsy minor scale | Jewish | kind | leading man | shop | shopkeeper

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:59:15 - A bank alarm sounds42 chord | 64 chord | action scene | bank | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | crowd | dramatic | leading man | photographer | robbery | shopkeeper | street | tone cluster | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Heroic)0:59:42 - Joe takes pictures of the robbery42 chord | action scene | bank | chromatic scale | criminal | crowd | dramatic | fragmentation | gangster | leading man | photographer | retrograde | shopkeeper | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:59:53 - Police arrive at the scene64 chord | action scene | bank | chromatic scale | crowd | dramatic | leading man | police | street | underscoring

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Gangsters walk1:10:26 - The gangsters walk to their carchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | gangster | mickey-mousing | newspaper editor | street | tense | walking

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

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Heroic)1:10:32 - Joe heroically wrestles away the steering wheelaction scene | chromatic scale | dramatic | fighting | fragmentation | gangster | hero | leading man | newspaper editor | retrograde | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Car crash1:10:55 - Gangsters crash the caraction scene | car | chromatic scale | crashing | dramatic | gangster | hero | leading man | mickey-mousing | newspaper editor | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Appassionatissimo)1:13:14 - Joe makes a run for itchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climax | conflict | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | escaping | hospital | intervallic expansion | leading lady | leading man | runaway | sequence | tense
Each Dawn I Die (1939)Creeping0:04:47 - Two men sneak up behind Frankchromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | creeping | gangster | mickey-mousing | mysterious | pizzicato | sneaking | street | walking

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:04:55 - Frank is pushed into a carcar | chromatic scale | conflict | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | fragmentation | gangster | gun | hero | kidnapping | leading man | pushing | reporter | street | underscoring | violence

Each Dawn I Die (1939)

Car Crash0:05:40 - Two cars crashcar | car crash | chromatic scale | conflict | crashing | explosion | frantic | hero | leading man | metric dissonance | minor second | reporter | street | tone cluster

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
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)

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)

Agitato0:39:09 - Lane storms off angrilyagitated | angry | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conflict | hurrying | leading lady | self-borrowing | sheriff | street | walking

Flamingo Road (1949)

Agitato (Angry)0:45:50 - Dan argues with Titusadvance plot | anger | angry | arguing | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | club | leading lady | politician | polychord | self-borrowing | sheriff | smashing | stinger | waitress

Flamingo Road (1949)

Indigestion0:50:48 - Lane complains of a hangoverchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | comical | distressed | grumbling | leading lady | leading man | love interest | lovers meet | politician | room

Flamingo Road (1949)

Flamingo Road (Tense)1:04:16 - Titus enters the roomadvance plot | combination of themes | conversing | leading lady | leading man | politician | room | self-borrowing | sheriff | tense | whole-tone scale

Flamingo Road (1949)

Agitato (Angry)1:09:25 - Titus leavesadvance plot | agitated | angry | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | leading man | leaving | politician | polychord | sheriff | street | tense

Flamingo Road (1949)

Throwing whiskey and glass1:12:08 - Titus throws whiskey in Field's facealcohol | breaking | bullying | conflict | dramatic | glass | leading man | mickey-mousing | politician | room | sheriff | slamming | splashing | throwing | tone cluster | whole-tone scale

Flamingo Road (1949)

Mob1:28:20 - A mob forms outside of Lane's homeadvance plot | angry | anxious | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | friend | leading lady | minor-major 7th chord | mob | mobbing | ostinato | polyrhythm | room | tense | whole-tone chord

Flamingo Road (1949)

Agitato (Angry)1:29:00 - Lane goes to confront Titusadvance plot | angry | car | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | dramatic | driving | leading lady | polychord | source and scoring overlap | tense
Her Kind of Man (1946)Steve Shoots Sister1:03:37 - Steve shoots his sisteraction scene | chromatic scale | club | crowd | dramatic | dying | gambler | husband | leading man | murderer | police | reacting | shooting | sister | underscoring | victim

Her Kind of Man (1946)

Speeding1:14:21 - Policeman drivingcar | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | climax | dramatic | driving | hurrying | leading lady | leading man | omnibus progression | police | reporter | rushing | singer | tense | wife | yelling

Her Kind of Man (1946)

Candy (Tragic)1:15:28 - Candy in the shadowschromatic scale | climax | conversing | criminal | double-cross | gambler | henchman | hiding | husband | leading man | murderer | revenge | sequence | street | tense | tragic | walking | widow

Her Kind of Man (1946)

Candy (Mr. Candy)1:16:09 - Candy bends over Steve's bodychromatic scale | climax | conversing | criminal | dark | double-cross | dying | gambler | heavy | henchman | leading man | murder | murderer | revenge | street

Her Kind of Man (1946)

Speeding1:16:29 - Candy tries to run awayarriving | capturing | car | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | climax | criminal | double-cross | dramatic | gambler | henchman | leading man | murder | murderer | omnibus progression | police | reporter | revenge | running | street | tense
I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)Communist0:00:09 - Title of filmbold | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dark | dramatic | half-diminished 7th chord | hallway | march | opening title sequence | oscillation | parallelism | stranger | title of film | tritone oscillation | zoom in

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Communist (Alternate)NIF - not in filmalternate music | cast list | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | half-diminished 7th chord | opening title sequence | oscillation | parallelism | starring list | title of film | tritone oscillation | zoom in

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Underscoring (Dramatic)0:24:58 - Matt reactschromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | departing | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | dramatic | insult | leading man | neighbor | reacting | room | stinger | transition | undercover agent

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Sneaking0:58:02 - Matt and Eve sneak awaychromatic scale | communist | create suspense | hiding | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | pc set | running | sneaking | spy | staircase | stairs | teacher | tense | undercover agent

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Commie is shot1:04:01 - Communist is shot and falls deadchromatic scale | communist | death | dramatic | dying | falling | gun | gunshot | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | pc set | shooting | shootout | shootout | spy | stinger | teacher | tense | tone cluster | train tracks | undercover agent

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Agitato Molto Misterioso1:10:18 - Communists interrogate Mattchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | communist | interrogating | interrogation | leading man | mysterious | ostinato | pc set | questioning | room | shallow focus | suspicion | tense | undercover agent | whole-tone scale

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Underscoring (Tense)1:10:41 - Communists interrogate Mattchromatic scale | communist | dark | interrogating | interrogation | leading man | questioning | room | shallow focus | suspicion | tense | threatening | undercover agent | underscoring

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Riot1:11:05 - Communists beat up Mattanger | attacking | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | communist | dramatic | fighting | interrogation | leading man | punching | undercover agent | whole-tone chord

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Riot1:14:50 - Rioters fightingchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | crowd | dramatic | fighting | montage | ostinato | pc set | riot | rioting | violence | whole-tone scale
In This Our Life (1942)Stanley Introduction0:06:35 - A car arrives9th chord | arriving | car | chromatic scale | conversing | establish character | leading lady | leading man | love interest | stinger | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B0:07:06 - Stanley talks with Petercar | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conversing | dissonant bass | establish character | fragmentation | leading lady | leading man | love interest | sultry

In This Our Life (1942)

Expressivo0:12:28 - Stanley talks with Roychromatic scale | conversing | establish character | expressive | leading lady | plagal cadence | retardation | room | sister

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Agitato)0:15:19 - Peter replies to Royadvance plot | agitated | arguing | chromatic scale | dissonant bass | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | leading man | room | tense | whole-tone chord

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley Introduction0:16:56 - Craig talks with Asa9th chord | advance plot | chromatic scale | conversing | father | fiancé | leading lady | room | tense | underscoring

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Agitato)0:18:08 - Asa arrives in a caradvance plot | agitated | arriving | butler | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | dissonant bass | father | half-diminished 7th chord | room | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Con Moto)0:22:19 - Roy talks about Stanley's letter13th chord | angry | bitter | chromatic scale | conflict | conversing | father | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | letter | parallelism | pc set | room

In This Our Life (1942)

Expressivo0:22:51 - Roy talks to Asaaltered dominant | chromatic scale | conflict | conversing | expressive | father | leading lady | plagal cadence | retardation | room

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley Introduction (Extended)0:36:41 - Peter goes home9th chord | arriving | car | chromatic scale | leading man | love scene | room | solemn | somber | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Agitato)0:49:32 - Uncle Fitzroy asks about Stanleyagitated | altered dominant | arguing | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | dissonant bass | father | leading lady | leading man | room | suicide | tense | turning point | uncle | whole-tone chord

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Slowly)0:52:05 - Roy at Stanley's bedside9th chord | advance plot | agitated | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conversing | dissonant bass | leading lady | room | sister | widow

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Valse Triste)0:53:17 - Stanley cries9th chord | advance plot | agitated | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conversing | leading lady | room | sister | widow

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley Introduction0:53:32 - Roy comforts Stanley9th chord | advance plot | chromatic scale | comforting | crying | leading lady | room | sister | tense | widow

In This Our Life (1942)

Anger1:04:56 - Stanley gets angryangry | arguing | chromatic scale | conflict | leading lady | leaving | minor-major 7th chord | pc set | room | running | tense | uncle | upset | widow | yelling

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley Introduction (Extended 2)1:05:31 - Stanley in Craig's office9th chord | advance plot | chromatic scale | conversing | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | office | reading | uneasy | whole-tone chord

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Slowly)1:06:13 - Stanley talks to Craig9th chord | advance plot | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | conversing | dissonant bass | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | office | uneasy

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley Introduction1:07:01 - Stanley talks to Craig9th chord | advance plot | chromatic scale | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | manipulating | office | passionate

In This Our Life (1942)

Fast Driving + Stanley1:08:53 - Stanley drivingcar | car | child | combination of themes | crime scene | criminal | driving | drunk | leading lady | mysterious | oscillation | street | tense | uneasy | victim | walking | whole-tone scale

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:09:01 - Stanley has an accidentcar | child | chromatic scale | crashing | crime scene | criminal | dramatic | driving | drunk | leading lady | pc set | street | victim | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

In This Our Life (1942)

Car crash1:09:01 - Stanley hits two pedestriansaccident | car | car crash | crashing | crime scene | criminal | dramatic | driving | drunk | dying | falling | hit and run | leading lady | mickey-mousing | street | victim | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

In This Our Life (1942)

Turning around1:09:06 - Stanley turns aroundaccident | car | car crash | chromatic scale | crime scene | criminal | dramatic | drunk | glaring | hit and run | leading lady | mickey-mousing | pc set | stinger | street | turning

In This Our Life (1942)

Fast Driving1:09:12 - Stanley drives awayaccident | car | car | car crash | crime scene | criminal | driving | drunk | fleeing | hit and run | leading lady | mysterious | oscillation | tense | whole-tone scale

In This Our Life (1942)

Police1:09:16 - A police car arrivesarriving | car | chromatic scale | driving | investigation scene | menacing | pedal tone | police | room | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Slowly Extended)1:26:39 - Stanley confesses9th chord | agitated | arguing | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | climax | confessing | confession | criminal | crying | dissonant bass | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | lying | mother | room | suspect

In This Our Life (1942)

Expressivo (Extended)1:27:04 - Lavinia risesadded-note chord | arguing | chromatic scale | climax | criminal | emotional | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | mother | pleading | retardation | room | suspect

In This Our Life (1942)

Fast Driving1:29:17 - Stanley driving her carcriminal | driving | escaping | leading lady | oscillation | street | tense | transition | whole-tone scale

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Very Agitated)1:32:15 - Stanley hides from the policeagitated | chromatic scale | conflict | criminal | dissonant bass | fragmentation | hiding | leading lady | mysterious | police | room | running | rushing | street

In This Our Life (1942)

Police (Chase)1:32:36 - Stanley runs for her carchromatic scale | conflict | criminal | dissonant bass | driving | fleeing | hiding | leading lady | ostinato | police | running | rushing | street | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Chase)1:32:59 - The police chase after Stanley9th chord | acceleration | chase scene | chasing | chromatic scale | climax | criminal | desperate | dramatic | driving | fleeing | fragmentation | leading lady | police | street | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:33:29 - Two other policeman see Stanleychase scene | chasing | chromatic scale | climax | criminal | dark | dramatic | driving | fleeing | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | pc set | police | street | tense | underscoring | watching

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley + Stanley B (Rising Tension)1:33:49 - The police in hot pursuitchase scene | chasing | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | climax | combination of themes | criminal | desperate | dissonant bass | dramatic | driving | fleeing | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | police | street | tense
The Informer (1935)Katie (Hurt)0:06:58 - Katie is upset with Gypo and walks away upsetagitated | chromatic scale | crying | establish character | leading lady | leading man | leaving | street | tritone | upset

The Informer (1935)

Running and hiding0:07:54 - Frankie runs and hides in the shadowschromatic scale | establish character | familiar tune | folk song | hero | hiding | mickey-mousing | running | soldier | street | tense

The Informer (1935)

Running (Not in Film)NIF - not in filmchromatic scale | establish character | hero | mickey-mousing | running | street

The Informer (1935)

The Irish Washerwoman (Pub) + Blood Money + The Wearin' o' the Green + The Informer0:44:52 - People celebrate in the pubadvance plot | antagonist | bar | chaotic | chromatic scale | close-up | combination of themes | crowd | dark | dissonant bass | excited | familiar tune | folk song | foreign key modulation | happy | heroic | Irish | layering | leading man | mob | mobbing | octatonic | parallelism | pedal tone | polytonality | rebel | serving | source to score | spying | tense | whole-tone | yelling | zoom in

The Informer (1935)

Falling down the stairs1:06:19 - Gypo falls down the stairs9th chord | antagonist | chromatic scale | courtroom scene | down | dramatic | falling | headquarters | leading man | mickey-mousing | rebel | room | stairs | suspect

The Informer (1935)

Judges (Maestoso)1:08:01 - Gypo looks at the judges64 chord | chromatic scale | courtroom | courtroom scene | headquarters | judge | judging | pedal tone | room | serious | somber | watching

The Informer (1935)

Blind Man (Tribunal)1:08:08 - Gypo looks at the blind man64 chord | accusing | antagonist | blind man | chromatic scale | courtroom | courtroom scene | headquarters | leading man | pedal tone | room | serious | suspect | watching

The Informer (1935)

The Escape1:19:46 - Gypo escapes and a chase ensuesadvance plot | antagonist | chromatic scale | dramatic | escaping | headquarters | hurrying | leading man | mickey-mousing | prison | rebel | room | running | traitor | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Informer (1935)

Begging 21:26:41 - Katie begs for Gypo's lifeadvance plot | anxiety | begging | chromatic scale | despair | leading lady | love interest | rebel | room | sequence | tense

The Informer (1935)

The Escape (The Fight)1:28:25 - Rebels shoot through the doorantagonist | augmented triad | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | climax | down | dramatic | escaping | falling | fighting | leading man | linear chromaticism | mickey-mousing | rebel | room | running | tense | traitor | whole-tone
The Letter (1940)Leslie B0:00:25 - Cast listcast list | changing meter | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | harmonic sequence | main title | opening title sequence | romantic

The Letter (1940)

Underscoring (Tense)0:06:21 - Robert goes in the housearriving | chromatic scale | diminished 7th chord | home | husband | tense | transition | underscoring

The Letter (1940)

Deception0:34:35 - Leslie lies about the letterchromatic scale | deception | lawyer | leading lady | letter | lying | pc set | pivotal scene | prison | tense

The Letter (1940)

Glass Curtains0:59:08 - Mrs. Hammond enters through the glass curtainantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | chromatic scale | conflict | curtain | entering | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mirroring | mysterious | ostinato | parallelism | pc set | polyrhythm | shop | staring | tense | tinkling | tone cluster | waiting | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond + Glass Curtains1:00:13 - Leslie faces Mrs. Hammondantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | chromatic scale | combination of themes | conflict | conversing | curtain | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mirroring | mysterious | ostinato | parallelism | paying | pc set | pentatonic | polyrhythm | shop | staring | tense | tinkling | tone cluster | waiting | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Letter (1940)

Leslie + Glass Curtains1:01:27 - Leslie removes her shawlantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | chromatic scale | combination of themes | conflict | conversing | curtain | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mirroring | mysterious | oscillation | ostinato | parallelism | pc set | polyrhythm | sequence | shop | staring | tense | tinkling | tone cluster | waiting | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Letter (1940)

Leslie B + Glass Curtains1:01:57 - Leslie approaches Mrs. Hammondantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | chromatic scale | combination of themes | conflict | confronting | curtain | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mirroring | mysterious | ostinato | parallelism | pc set | polyrhythm | sequence | shop | staring | tense | tinkling | tone cluster | walking | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Letter (1940)

Glass Curtains1:02:21 - Leslie faces Mr. Hammondantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | chromatic scale | conflict | confronting | curtain | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mirroring | mysterious | ostinato | parallelism | pc set | polyrhythm | shop | staring | tense | tinkling | tone cluster | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Contempt) + Glass Curtains1:02:40 - Leslie stoops down to pick up the letterantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | chromatic scale | combination of themes | conflict | confronting | contempt | curtain | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mirroring | mysterious | ostinato | parallelism | pc set | pentatonic | polyrhythm | shop | staring | stooping | tense | tinkling | tone cluster | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Letter (1940)

Leslie B (Dark) + Glass Curtains1:02:50 - Leslie looks at the letterantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | chromatic scale | combination of themes | conflict | confronting | curtain | dark | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mirroring | mysterious | ostinato | parallelism | pc set | polyrhythm | sequence | shop | staring | tense | tinkling | tone cluster | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Solemn) + Glass Curtains1:03:08 - Leslie and Howard leaveantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | chromatic scale | combination of themes | conflict | curtain | glass | lawyer | layering | leading lady | mirroring | mysterious | ostinato | parallelism | pc set | pentatonic | polyrhythm | shop | solemn | staring | tinkling | tone cluster | whole-tone | whole-tone chord
Mildred Pierce (1945)Transition0:00:10 - Starring list and wave effect9th chord | bold | chromatic scale | dissonant bass | fanfare | mickey-mousing | opening title sequence | tense | title of film | 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)

Wally tries to open door0:08:53 - Wally tries to open the dooraction scene | augmented triad | chromatic scale | door | frantic | friend | knocking | mickey-mousing | room | stinger

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Wally goes upstairs0:09:28 - Wally ascends the spiral staircase9th chord | action scene | ascending | chromatic scale | dramatic | friend | mickey-mousing | room | spiral staircase | stairs | whole-tone chord

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

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)

Secret Revealed0:39:10 - Mildred argues with Vedaangry | arguing | child | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conflict | harsh | heroine | leading lady | linear chromaticism | octatonic chord | room | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Appassionato)0:39:22 - Mildred argues with Vedaangry | arguing | child | chromatic scale | conflict | foreign key modulation | heroine | leading lady | raising | room | standing | tense | whole-tone scale

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred raises Veda0:39:22 - Mildred lifts her daughter up by the armangry | arguing | child | conflict | heroine | leading lady | mickey-mousing | raising | room | standing | tense | whole-tone scale

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Troubled)NIF - not in filmaltered dominant | chromatic mediant | chromatic scale | common-chord modulation | cut from film | dissonant | dramatic | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | hopeful | mode mixture | sequence | tender | tense | tragic | turbulent | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Misterioso)0:54:01 - Bert tells Mildred that Kay is sickbad news | conversing | dark | death scene | distress | ex-husband | heroine | leading lady | mysterious | ominous | stinger | street | turning point | whole-tone scale

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Pneumonia0:54:25 - A doctor works on Kaychild | chromatic scale | dark | death scene | doctor | dying | ex-husband | heroine | illness | leading lady | mickey-mousing | nurse | oscillation | patient | pc set | room | sick person | somber | tense | treating | turning point | waiting | watching

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Troubled)1:14:06 - Mildred and Monte arguearguing | breakup | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | disagreement | fragmentation | heroine | leading lady | love interest | ominous | room | sinister | tense | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Secret Revealed1:18:59 - Veda talks to her motherantagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | conflict | conversing | daughter | fear | friend | heroine | leading lady | linear chromaticism | octatonic chord | room | surprise | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Troubled 2)1:21:34 - Veda looks at the divorce settlement checkantagonist | blackmail | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | conflict | daughter | fragmentation | heroine | laughing | leading lady | mickey-mousing | mocking | room | troubled | ugly | whole-tone chord

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Appassionato)1:23:00 - Veda expresses her disgust with her motherangry | antagonist | arguing | chromatic scale | conflict | daughter | foreign key modulation | heroine | insulting | leading lady | room | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Runs upstairs1:24:04 - Veda runs up the stairsangry | antagonist | ascending | conflict | daughter | mickey-mousing | octatonic scale | room | stern

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Tragic)1:24:04 - Veda watches her daughter leavealtered dominant | angry | ascending | conflict | heroine | leading lady | leaving | mickey-mousing | octatonic scale | room | stern

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Hopes Crushed1:43:38 - Mildred realizes Monte has left herchromatic scale | dark | dissonant bass | heroine | leading lady | lost hope | mickey-mousing | realizing | room | tritone | turning point

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Revenge)1:43:57 - Mildred drives to the beach housecar | chromatic scale | common-tone diminished 7th | dark | dissonant bass | dramatic | driving | flashback ends | gun | heroine | leading lady | pc set | street | transition

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Secret Revealed1:45:37 - Mildred finds Veda and Monte togetherantagonist | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | chromatic wedge | climax | dark | daughter | discovering | kissing | linear chromaticism | reveal | room | stinger | tense

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Agitato)1:46:05 - Veda reveals that she is in love with Monte antagonist | augmented sixth chord | betrayal | betraying | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | climax | dark | daughter | fragmentation | heroine | leading lady | revealing | room | tense

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

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Troubled)1:48:22 - Veda pleads for help to escapeantagonist | begging | chromatic scale | confessing | daughter | distressed | fragmentation | frantic | heroine | leading lady | murderer | murder scene | room | sequence | whole-tone chord
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)Lullaby (Joan)0:50:31 - Joan enters Vergie's shopadvance plot | child | conversing | daughter | distortion | entering | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | gentle | harmonic sequence | leading lady | meeting | mother | octatonic scale | reunion | secret | shop | timid

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby (Agitated)1:01:27 - John and Laura argue about Joanagitated | arguing | common-tone diminished 7th | conflict | diminished 7th chord | direct modulation | fragmentation | harmonic sequence | leading man | octatonic scale | room | tense | transcribed by ear | wife
Out of the Fog (1941)Russian Barcarolle (Risoluto)0:00:27 - Cast listcast list | chromatic scale | chromatic sequence | dark | enharmonic respelling | folk-like | harbor | opening title sequence | sequence | tense
Kid Galahad (1937)Stride Piano Improvisation 10:08:50 - People at a partyblues scale | crowd | dancing | establish character | leading lady | leading man | manager | on-screen music | party | source music | stride piano | transcribed by ear | upbeat
The Unfaithful (1947)Unfaithful (Attack)0:08:40 - The man attacks Chrisadvance plot | antagonist | attacking | chromatic scale | criminal | danger | fighting | house | leading lady | ostinato | pc set | sequence | shadow | sinister | victim | whole-tone

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Attack 2)1:13:06 - Bob attacks the art shop owner9th chord | angry | antagonist | attacking | chromatic scale | fighting | husband | pc set | pivotal scene | room | widow | zoom in

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

The Unfaithful (1947)

Tanner (Headlines)1:24:17 - Chris is suspected of murderaltered dominant | chromatic scale | climax | fragmentation | friend | hurrying | montage | newspaper | newspaper boy | panicked | police station | polychord | polytonality | quartal chord | radio | reporter | room | rushing | street | surprise | tritone oscillation | widow
We Are Not Alone (1939)Transition0:00:18 - Book pages showing main castaugmented sixth chord | cast list | chromatic scale | linear chromaticism | main title | opening title sequence | tense

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Appassionato0:03:13 - Gerald is scolded by his motherantagonist | boy | child | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | deceptive resolution | dominant 7th chord | establish character | fragmentation | harmonic sequence | hero | home | linear chromaticism | mother | passionate | scolding | sequence | telling a story | tense

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)

Surprise Symphony (Not Afraid)0:11:24 - David sets Leni's wristchromatic scale | classical music | delicate | doctor | establish character | familiar tune | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | Haydn | hero | heroine | quotation | room | somber

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Jessica (Upset)0:24:32 - Jessica enters and stops the conversationadvance plot | antagonist | chromatic scale | conversing | dark | home | parallelism | upset | 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

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Underscoring (Tense)1:03:56 - The crowd outsideagitated | chromatic scale | conflict | confused | crowd | hero | linear chromaticism | metric dissonance | pedal tone | polychord | riot | rioting | street | tense | underscoring

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Furioso1:04:49 - Man throws rock through shop window chromatic scale | conflict | crowd | dissonant bass | dramatic | riot | rioting | street | underscoring

We Are Not Alone (1939)

God Save the King (Violent)1:05:00 - British mobs in the streetBritish | chromatic scale | conflict | crowd | familiar tune | patriotic | riot | rioting | street

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Underscoring (Tense)1:05:17 - David scolds Susan64 chord | antagonist | chromatic scale | conflict | conversing | foreign key modulation | hero | street | tense | underscoring

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Underscoring (Subtle)1:40:57 - David helps Leni9th chord | advance plot | conversing | delicate | helping | hero | heroine | octatonic scale | prison | underscoring
The Public Defender (1931)Public Defender0:00:14 - Title and balancing scales (in motion)balancing | deceptive resolution | main title | opening title sequence | romantic | scale | sequence | starring list | transcribed by ear

The Public Defender (1931)

Crowd thronging0:01:17 - A crowd pressing towards a guarded doorarguing | chromatic scale | crowd | hurried | noise | street | tense | transcribed by ear | transition
Is My Face Red? (1932)Close to Me0:13:53 - William and Peggy talk in a dressing roomadvance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | Broadway | common-tone diminished 7th | conversing | dancer | Gypsy major scale | leading man | popular music | romantic | room | source music | transcribed by ear

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Steam whistle0:15:08 - A steam whistle blowsboat | chromatic scale | mickey-mousing | polychord | steam whistle | tense | transcribed by ear | transition
Penguin Pool Murder (1932)Whirlpool0:00:20 - Penguin in a whirlpoolchromatic scale | double exposure | hectic | opening title sequence | penguin | pool | transcribed by ear | whirling | whirlpool
Thirteen Women (1932)Ursula (Exotic)0:11:45 - Ursula forges the swami's signatureadvance plot | antagonist | dark | exotic | exoticism | forging | Gypsy major scale | horoscope | leading lady | mysterious | ostinato | room | signing | transcribed by ear

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 (Exotic) + The Train0:23:07 - Helen points the gun at herself and criesantagonist | combination of themes | crying | exotic | exoticism | gun | Gypsy major scale | hypnotic | murderer | murder scene | pedal tone | suicide | tense | train | train | transcribed by ear | traveling | victim

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (Exotic)0:32:54 - Burns enters the houseadvance plot | entering | exotic | exoticism | Gypsy major scale | leading lady | love interest | ostinato | room | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (Exotic 2)0:33:52 - Ursula talks to Burnsadvance plot | conversing | dark | exotic | exoticism | Gypsy major scale | leading lady | love interest | mysterious | ostinato | room | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (Exotic)0:34:06 - Ursula argues with Burnsadvance plot | arguing | dark | exotic | exoticism | Gypsy major scale | leading lady | love interest | mysterious | ostinato | room | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (The End)0:59:03 - Ursula jumps to her deathchromatic scale | climax | dark | dramatic | dying | jumping | leading lady | murderer | The End | train | transcribed by ear
Hat, Coat, and Glove (1934)Newspaper Montage0:32:22 - Newspaper headlinesdark | headline | montage | newspaper | ominous | tragic | transcribed by ear | whole-tone chord | whole-tone scale
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)Scale0:28:06 - Hildegarde whistlesadvance plot | detective | leading lady | leading man | major scale | music notes | neutral | on-screen music | school | singing | sleuth | source music
Star of Midnight (1935)Midnight in Manhattan0:00:34 - Cast listadded-note chord | altered dominant | cast list | chromatic scale | mode mixture | mysterious | opening title sequence | sentimental | transcribed by ear
Don’t Turn ‘em Loose (1936)Suicide Transition 20:28:29 - Bob (Bat) bandanges his handbandaging | chromatic scale | gangster | imposter | leading man | mysterious | returning | robbery | room | transcribed by ear | whole-tone chord
We're Only Human (1935)The Escape (Hiding)0:27:05 - Pete and Danny dodge from gunfireaction scene | chromatic scale | detective | dodging | dramatic | gangster | gunshot | hiding | leading man | shooting | stinger | street | whole-tone chord

We're Only Human (1935)

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

We're Only Human (1935)

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

We're Only Human (1935)

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

We're Only Human (1935)

Game 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)Russian Waltz (Meno) + The Iron Door0:02:11 - Gangsters talk with doctorchromatic scale | combination of themes | conversing | doctor | establish character | gangster | mysterious | nurse | office | pedal tone | tense

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
Caged (1950)Prison Alarm (The Scream)1:00:42 - Marie covers her earsalarm | alarm effect | anxiety | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dramatic | fidgeting | guard | hysteria | leading lady | mad scene | prison | prisoner | screaming | tense | tone cluster | whole-tone chord

Caged (1950)

Hysteria1:00:55 - Marie runs down the hallalarm | anxiety | chromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | dissonant bass | dramatic | escaping | guard | hysteria | leading lady | mad scene | pc set | polychord | prison | prisoner | running | tense

Caged (1950)

Falling1:01:18 - Marie falls to the grounddiminished 7th chord | dramatic | falling | guard | leading lady | mad scene | mickey-mousing | octatonic scale | prison | prisoner | throwing

Caged (1950)

Water Dripping (Frantic)NIF - not in filmchromatic parallelism | chromatic scale | cut from film | dark | dissonant bass | frantic | hysteria | isolation | mad scene | mickey-mousing | mysterious | parallel 63s | pc set | prison | tense | uneasy | water effect