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

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

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

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Duke (Quasi Mysterioso)0:14:49 - Henriette hears the Duke and Duchess arguingarriving | butler | duchess | duke | establish setting | interrupting | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | room | tense
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)Sidewalks of New York0:00:58 - Organ grinder on the streets of New Yorkcheerful | conversing | establish place | establish setting | source music | street | teenager | walking
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Sidewalks of New York (Quasi Barcarolle)0:05:13 - The Brewster home64 chord | calm | card | cemetery | chromatic mediant | common-tone diminished 7th | enharmonic modulation | establish setting | familiar tune | gravestone | ominous | stinger | street | wind | wind effect

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

Sidewalks of New York (Walking)0:05:30 - Cops patrol the neighborhood64 chord | calm | establish setting | familiar tune | fragmentation | police | street | walking
His Greatest Gamble (1934)Bavardage0:01:10 - The beachAABA structure | beach | casino | establish character | establish place | establish setting | gambler | gambling | leading man | luggage | pleasant | roulette wheel | transcribed by ear | upbeat

His Greatest Gamble (1934)

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

City for Conquest (1940)

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

City for Conquest (1940)

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

City for Conquest (1940)

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

City for Conquest (1940)

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

City for Conquest (1940)

Sidewalks of New York (Cop Grabs Bum)0:03:06 - Cop pushes old-timerarguing | bridge | city | establish setting | mickey-mousing | old man | police | pushing | rushing | tense
Crime School (1938)Gangster Blues0:01:16 - New York City streets13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | blues | cut from film | establish setting | fun | Gershwinesque | main title | setting | street | upbeat

Crime School (1938)

Gangster Blues (Painting)0:50:45 - The boys paint their room13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | comedy | comical | gang | painting | reformatory | setting | teenager | working
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)The Daily Journal1:00:10 - Sign for The Daily Journalestablish setting | fanfare | heroic | mode mixture | Neapolitan | newspaper | sign | street | triumphant
Flamingo Road (1949)Flamingo Road0:00:18 - Book cover for Flamingo Roadblues | bluesy | book cover | cast list | establish setting | Gershwinesque | mode mixture | parallelism | self-borrowing | title of film

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lute Mae0:01:26 - Lute Mae's Roadhouse13th chord | added-note chord | altered dominant | bluesy | club | countermelody | dancing | eating | establish setting | musician | on-screen music | playing | self-borrowing | simulated source music | voice-over

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

The Capitol0:56:03 - The Olympic City capitol buildingchromatic mediant | courthouse | deceptive resolution | establish setting | Mixolydian mode | noble | self-borrowing
Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)Menace0:04:31 - Steve gets off the busdark | dock | establish setting | friend | investigator | leading man | leaving | menacing | transcribed by ear

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

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

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

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

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

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

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

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

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

The Church0:07:19 - A churchchurch | conductor score | establish setting | pleasant
The Informer (1935)The Informer (Dublin)0:01:03 - Title card establishes the setting in Dublin, Ireland9th chord | 11th chord | establish setting | informer | marching | minor pentatonic | mysterious | nun | opening title sequence | religious symbolism | Scotch snap | searching | serious | shadow | street | title card | tritone substitution
Key Largo (1948)The Keys0:01:07 - On-screen text establishing the Florida keysbus | car | establish place | establish setting | on-screen text | peaceful | street | traveling

Key Largo (1948)

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

Key Largo (1948)

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

Key Largo (1948)

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

Key Largo (1948)

Largo Hotel0:02:34 - Frank arrives at the Largo hotelbus | establish setting | hotel | mode change | peaceful | stopping | tense
The Letter (1940)Plantation0:00:58 - Plantation signcalm | establish location | exotic | exoticism | gamelan | Indonesian music | open fifth | pentatonic | plantation | quintal chord | setting | sign | Singapore

The Letter (1940)

Native0:01:21 - Men sleeping in hammocksDorian mode | dripping | establish location | exoticism | gamelan | gunshot | Indonesian music | melodic cell | mysterious | native | on-screen music | panning shot | pentatonic | plantation | playing music | quintal chord | setting | Singapore | sleeping

The Letter (1940)

Native (Uncut)NIF - not in filmcut from film | Dorian mode | exoticism | melodic cell | ostinato | pentatonic | quintal chord | setting

The Letter (1940)

Law Office0:24:33 - Sign for a law firmcity | justice | lawyer | noble | office | setting | sign | transition

The Letter (1940)

Chinese Quarter0:54:15 - Howard and Leslie enter the Chinese Quarterantagonist | Chinatown | Chinese | Chinese | driving | exotic | exoticism | lawyer | leading lady | parallelism | pentatonic | setting | transition

The Letter (1940)

Native (Climactic)1:30:42 - Leslie wanders through her gardenclimax | crying | exoticism | gamelan | Indonesian music | leading lady | mysterious | panning shot | parallelism | plantation | setting | somber | walking
Mildred Pierce (1945)Mildred (Somber)0:01:37 - A house on the beachbeach | establish setting | mickey-mousing | optimistic | somber | water | wave
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)London Bridge is Falling Down0:03:31 - Children dancing in a circlecheerful | child | children's song | dancing | establish setting | parallelism | park | pedal tone | playing

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

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

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

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

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Everybody's Doing It Now0:03:48 - Horses and buggies in a small town streetaltered dominant | buggy | common-tone diminished 7th | deceptive resolution | driving | establish setting | establish time | horse | playful | popular song | riding | street
We Are Not Alone (1939)Heart of Oak0:01:02 - View of London ("England, 1914")64 chord | added-note chord | bold | British | card | England | establish location | familiar tune | folk song | London | march | pedal tone | setting
Hell’s Highway (1932)Hikin' Jerry0:00:14 - Main titles and newspaper headlinescall and response | establish setting | guard | headline | montage | newspaper | opening title sequence | prison | prisoner | singing | solemn | source music | transcribed by ear | working
Hold ‘Em Jail (1932)The Prisoner's Song0:01:11 - Prisoners in a prison yardaltered dominant | augmented sixth chord | cheerful | establish place | establish setting | mode mixture | prison | somber | transcribed by ear | upbeat
Is My Face Red? (1932)Transition0:01:22 - Speeding truck and a doordiminished 7th chord | establish setting | mysterious | poster | street | transcribed by ear | transition

Is My Face Red? (1932)

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

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Keyhole (Gossip)0:01:35 - Man and woman argue about a newspaper storyarguing | argument | dramatic | establish setting | gossip | newspaper | room | sequence | transcribed by ear

Is My Face Red? (1932)

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

Is My Face Red? (1932)

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

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Press Club0:02:41 - Man serving beer in a barbar | bartender | establish setting | jazz | server | serving | transcribed by ear | upbeat

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Sidewalks of New York (Harbor)0:20:07 - New York City skylinecalm | countermelody | New York | parallelism | popular music | setting | transcribed by ear | transition | traveling

Is My Face Red? (1932)

Sidewalks of New York (Lights)0:21:04 - New York City skylinecalm | diminished 7th chord | drinking | leading lady | leading man | New York | octatonic | popular music | setting | transcribed by ear | transition
Men of America (1932)Cimarron A0:00:14 - Title of film and starring listAmerican Indian music | bold | establish setting | fanfare | menacing | minor pentatonic | open fifth | opening title sequence | self-borrowing | starring list | title of film | transcribed by ear

Men of America (1932)

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

Men of America (1932)

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

Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

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

Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

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

Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

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

Penguin Pool Murder (1932)

Sea Creatures0:01:39 - A shark, an octopus, and a fishestablish setting | fish | mysterious | octopus | shark | swimming | tense | transcribed by ear | tritone | underwater | whole-tone
Blind Adventure (1933)My Imaginary Sweetheart (Coda)0:01:33 - View of Londoncalm | city | deceptive resolution | establish setting | transcribed by ear
Headline Shooter (1933)Transition0:01:23 - Video cast listdiminished 7th chord | establish setting | mysterious | poster | reused recording | street | transcribed by ear
Murder on the Blackboard (1934)Sidewalks of New York (Waltz)0:00:11 - Tugboats sailing under a bridgeboat | cheerful | city | establish place | establish setting | parallelism | popular song | sailing | transcribed by ear

Murder on the Blackboard (1934)

Sidewalks of New York (Two-Step)0:00:17 - Buildings in New York Citycheerful | city | establish place | establish setting | linear chromaticism | popular song | transcribed by ear
The Breaking Point (1950)Flor de Lis0:08:17 - A ship sailingart song | boat | boat | boating | conversing | establish setting | flirting | floozy | leading lady | leading man | not by Steiner | sailor | upbeat | working

The Breaking Point (1950)

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

The Breaking Point (1950)

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

The Breaking Point (1950)

Carmen, Carmela0:11:11 - Harry talks to Duncan in a barbar | conversing | criminal | establish setting | floozy | folk music | gambling | leading lady | leading man | musician | on-screen music | performing | pleasant | sailor | serenading | singing | source music
Another Face (1935)Success at any Price Transition0:00:58 - Times Square in New York Citycar | conversing | driving | establish setting | gangster | laughing | mysterious | street | sultry

Another Face (1935)

Lover's Quarrel0:01:38 - Gangsters get out of a cararriving | establish setting | gangster | mysterious | office | street | walking

Another Face (1935)

Suicide Transition0:01:57 - Gangsters arrive at doctor's officearriving | conversing | doctor | establish setting | gangster | mysterious | office
The Woman in White (1948)The Spring is Coming0:01:37 - A train station cheerful | conversing | establish setting | folk music | leading man | light | train | train station | voice-over | waiting | worker

The Woman in White (1948)

The Carman’s Whistle0:02:16 - Walter asks for directionscalm | directions | establish place | establish setting | establish time | forest | gentle | leading man | Renaissance music | voice-over | walking | worker
Beyond the Forest (1949)Loyalton0:01:49 - The town of Loyalton, Wisconsincity | establish setting | mysterious | street | voice-over

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Sawmill0:02:00 - A sawmillcountryside | establish setting | industrious | machinery | machinery effect | sawmill | voice-over

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Sawmill + Steam Whistle0:02:15 - A sawmillcombination of themes | countryside | establish setting | harsh | industrious | machinery | machinery effect | sawmill | steam whistle | voice-over | whistle | whistle effect

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Loyalton 20:02:27 - Deserted streets of Loyaltoncalm | establish setting | street | voice-over

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Lewis (Office)0:02:44 - The doctor's officecalm | establish setting | noble | street | voice-over

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Train0:03:12 - A departing traindeparting | establish setting | mysterious | tense | train | train effect | train station | voice-over

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Train + Chicago0:03:20 - A departing trainaccompanied dialogue | combination of themes | departing | establish setting | familiar tune | mysterious | popular tune | tense | train | train effect | train station | voice-over

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Rosa (Moderato)0:03:32 - Rosa's houseestablish setting | house | maid | somber | voice-over | walking | yard

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Rosa (Maestoso)0:03:57 - Rosa's maidestablish setting | house | maid | tense | voice-over | walking | yard

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Bicycle0:04:03 - A boy on a bicyclebicycle | bicycle effect | child | establish setting | excited | riding | running | street | voice-over

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Courthouse0:04:14 - People in a courthousecourtroom | crowd | establish setting | tense | trial | voice-over | waiting | watching

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Rosa (Molto Moderato Misterioso)0:04:33 - People in a courthousecourtroom | crowd | establish setting | juror | mysterious | stinger | trial | voice-over | waiting | watching

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Underscoring (Mysterious)0:05:09 - A fish in a streamcountryside | doctor | establish setting | fish | fishing | flashback | leading man | mysterious | underscoring | voice-over