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344 results for "somber" in 42 films — see also anguished | depressed | forlorn | heartbroken | heavy | lost hope | melancholy | mellow | mournful | sad | solemn | tragic | upset

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All This, and Heaven Too (1940)The Duke (Tranquillo)0:31:41 - The doctor treats Raynaldadvance plot | caring | child | conversing | doctor | duke | gentle | governess | illness | leading lady | leading man | room | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Prayer0:36:36 - The Abbe prays for Raynaldchild | common-chord modulation | duke | governess | hymn-like | illness | leading lady | leading man | parallelism | praying | priest | religious scene | room | sequence | somber

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 (Triste)0:39:16 - The Duke talks to Henriette64 chord | advance plot | child | conversing | duke | governess | illness | leading lady | leading man | room | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Raynald (Andante)0:41:36 - Henriette and the Duke by Raynald's bedside9th chord | 64 chord | augmented sixth chord | child | chromatic sequence | conversing | duke | governess | hopeful | illness | illness scene | leading lady | leading man | parallelism | room | solemn | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Isabelle1:07:33 - Isabelle criesadvance plot | augmented sixth chord | child | chromatic sequence | comforting | crying | governess | leading lady | room | sequence | serious | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Isabelle 21:08:44 - Isabelle talks to Henrietteadvance plot | child | comforting | countermelody | crying | governess | leading lady | room | serious | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Sad Waltz)1:12:55 - Henriette watches the people dancing9th chord | 64 chord | advance plot | ballroom | crowd | dancing | dissolve | governess | leading lady | pedal tone | point-of-view shot | room | somber | watching

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Somber)1:15:09 - Henriette looks out the windowadvance plot | governess | leading lady | longing | pedal tone | room | somber

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)

Triste1:28:51 - Henriette talks about a mysteryduke | falling in love scene | governess | leading lady | leading man | pedal tone | room | sigh gesture | somber | storytelling

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Expressivo)1:32:32 - Henriette enters the palacedissonant bass | governess | leading lady | love scene | ominous | palace | somber | walking

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Duchess (Agitato)1:34:41 - Henriette rushes away from the Duchesschattering | child | chromatic sequence | common-chord modulation | conflict | conversing | duchess | governess | leading lady | mode mixture | room | somber | 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)

Raynald (Dark)1:41:54 - Raynald talks with Henriettechild | chromatic sequence | conversing | crying | deceptive resolution | farewell scene | governess | leading lady | room | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Lullaby (Tender)1:42:13 - Henriette says goodbye to the childrenchild | conversing | deceptive resolution | farewell scene | governess | leading lady | room | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Mysterioso)1:42:50 - An apartment building double exposure | half-diminished 7th chord | letter | montage | room | somber | writing

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Gossiping) + Spring Time (Gossiping)1:47:25 - Henriette's landlady talks to the Dukeawkward | child | combination of themes | common-tone diminished 7th | diminished 7th chord | duke | gossiper | gossiping | landlady | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | parallelism | pedal tone | reunion scene | room | somber | tense | watching

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Serious)2:11:50 - Henriette arrives upstairsarriving | detective | hearing voices | leading lady | palace | prisoner | serious | soldier | solemn | somber | suspect | transition | whole-tone chord

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)

Dying (Molto Expressivo)2:14:46 - The Duke talks to Pierrecaretaker | chromatic parallelism | confessing | conversing | death bed | death scene | diminished 7th chord | duke | dying | leading man | love | pedal tone | room | sigh gesture | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Confession of Love)2:15:34 - The Duke confesses his loveadded-note chord | caretaker | chromatic mediant | common-tone modulation | confessing | conversing | death bed | death scene | duke | dying | foreign key modulation | leading man | love | mode mixture | room | somber

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

The Duke (Gravestone)2:16:48 - The Duke's gravestonecommon-tone modulation | death | foreign key modulation | gentle | gravestone | graveyard | grieving | leading lady | resolution | somber | voice-over

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

Henriette (Adagio)2:18:52 - A child begins cryingchild | chromatic mediant | crying | deceptive resolution | leading lady | resolution | school | somber | storytelling | student | teacher
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)The Gangster (Reformatory)0:05:04 - Sign: "Society for Juvenile Delinquents"establish character | main title | Neapolitan | prisoner | reformatory | serious | sign | somber | teenager

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Pleading1:11:08 - Laury pleads for Rocky9th chord | advance plot | appoggiatura | circle of fifths | common-chord modulation | crying | leading lady | leading man | love interest | pleading | priest | room | somber

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Gangster (Triste)1:23:57 - Rocky uses Jerry as a hostage9th chord | building | chromatic parallelism | conflict | coughing | dark | double-cross | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | gangster | hostage | leading man | linear chromaticism | major 7th chord | menacing | polychord | priest | smoke | somber | street | tear gas | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Gangster (Captured)1:25:31 - Rocky is capturedcapturing | conflict | gangster | leading man | police | somber | street | taunting

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

The Gangster (Funebre)1:31:55 - Rocky is taken away64 chord | climax | gangster | leading man | police | priest | prison | pushing | somber

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Funebre1:32:03 - Jerry and Rocky walk down the hallclimax | dirge | execution chamber | gangster | leading man | marching | police | priest | prison | somber | tense | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Jerry (Goodbye)1:33:12 - Jerry says goodbye to Rockyadded-note chord | climax | conversing | dissonant bass | execution chamber | gangster | leading man | priest | prison | serious | sigh gesture | somber

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Funebre (Sigh)1:33:19 - Rocky heads towards electric chairadded-note chord | climax | dirge | execution chamber | gangster | leading man | marching | priest | prison | sigh gesture | somber | tense | walking

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Sanctus (Mournful)1:34:12 - Jerry cries after Rocky diesadded-note chord | climax | crying | death | dissonant bass | execution chamber | leading man | mourning | pedal tone | priest | prison | redemption | reverse picardy | sacred | somber

Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

Jerry (Triste)1:35:23 - Jerry visits the boysconversing | death | foreign key modulation | leading man | pedal tone | picardy third | priest | resolution | room | somber | teenager
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)

Dreams (Washroom Sequence)0:24:25 - Eddie talks with his friendsadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | common-tone diminished 7th | conversing | dance hall | friend | leading man | score to source | somber | source music | transcribed by ear

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Newspaper Montage)0:45:04 - Newspaper headlinesaugmentation | comforting | common-chord modulation | crying | double exposure | grandmother | headline | love interest | mickey-mousing | montage | newspaper | room | somber | spinning

Are These Our Children? (1931)

Dreams (Transition 13) + Makes You Forget Your Troubles (Transition 13)NIF - not in film9th chord | added-note chord | chromatic sequence | common-tone diminished 7th | cut from film | dramatic | plagal cadence | somber
Beyond the Forest (1949)Rosa (Moderato)0:03:32 - Rosa's houseestablish setting | house | maid | somber | voice-over | walking | yard

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Loyalton 2 (Andante)0:22:47 - Lewis helps a patientadvance plot | doctor | gentle | healing | helping | leading man | patient | room | sickness | somber | tender

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Rosa (Sombre)0:32:36 - Rosa walks awayadvance plot | leading lady | room | somber | sulking | tense | upset | walking

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Lewis (Moderato Quasi Rubato)0:42:23 - Lewis talks to some menadvance plot | calm | conversing | doctor | leading man | room | somber | source and scoring overlap | street | townsfolk | walking | warm

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Rosa (Moderato 2)0:45:30 - Rosa in her hotel roomadvance plot | calling | hotel | leading lady | somber | telephone | waiting | worrisome

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Rosa (Solemn)0:48:04 - Rosa leaves the officedark | departing | leading lady | office | receptionist | somber | street | transition | walking

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Chicago (Somber)0:48:32 - Rosa sits in a coffee shopadvance plot | angry | audible thoughts | cafe | familiar tune | leading lady | popular tune | somber | thinking

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Rosa (Dejected)0:49:45 - Rosa hangs up the phoneadvance plot | cafe | crying | leading lady | somber | telephone

Beyond the Forest (1949)

Rosa (Heavy)1:12:58 - Rosa and Lewis drive awayarriving | departing | dramatic | funeral | husband | leading lady | leading man | murderer | room | somber | transition | victim
The Big Sleep (1946)Marlowe (Sostenuto)1:24:25 - Marlowe cleans upadvance plot | half-diminished 7th chord | leading man | pain | private eye | recovering | room | somber | tender | weary

The Big Sleep (1946)

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

The Big Sleep (1946)

Jones (Dolce)1:31:04 - Marlowe sits down on the couchchromatic parallelism | death | death scene | leading man | mourning | parallelism | pedal tone | private eye | room | somber | victim

The Big Sleep (1946)

Jones (Triste)1:32:02 - Marlowe leaves the officedeath scene | informer | leading man | mourning | mysterious | parallelism | pedal tone | private eye | room | somber
The Breaking Point (1950)The Breaking Point (Triste)1:35:50 - Harry is carried out on a stretchercarrying | child | climax | crowd | crying | doctor | harbor | leading lady | leading man | sailor | somber | watching | wife

The Breaking Point (1950)

Leona1:36:26 - Leona watcheschild | climax | crowd | crying | doctor | harbor | leading lady | leading man | sailor | somber | watching | wife

The Breaking Point (1950)

Sad Boy1:36:44 - Sad orphaned boy looks onchild | climax | crowd | crying | harbor | leaving | somber | spiritual-like | triumphant | watching
Caged (1950)Marie0:08:04 - Marie poses for mugshotcamera | establish character | guard | leading lady | mugshot | photographer | photographing | prison | prisoner | somber

Caged (1950)

Molto ExpressivoNIF - not in filmadvance plot | arriving | cut from film | disbelief | guard | leading lady | pregnancy | prison | prisoner | realization | somber | stinger | tense | walking

Caged (1950)

June0:37:27 - June and Marie talkconversing | establish character | friend | hopeful | leading lady | melancholy | prison | prisoner | somber

Caged (1950)

June (Triste)0:38:14 - June and Marie talkconversing | cut from film | establish character | friend | leading lady | melancholy | prison | prisoner | somber

Caged (1950)

June (Slowly)0:38:39 - Marie looks for Junearriving | conversing | establish character | friend | guard | leading lady | melancholy | prison | prisoner | somber

Caged (1950)

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

Caged (1950)

June and Marie (Very Slow)0:39:59 - Marie helps Juneconsoling | dark | despair | establish character | friend | guard | helping | leading lady | prison | prisoner | somber
City for Conquest (1940)Tone Poem A (Unattainable Stars)0:12:37 - Eddie plays the pianobrother | chromatic parallelism | composer | conversing | describing | establish character | explaining | leading man | musician | piano | playing | romantic | room | somber | source music | transcribed by ear

City for Conquest (1940)

Shadow Waltz (Dark)0:33:22 - Peggy talks with Dannyboat | chromatic sequence | conversing | dark | leading lady | leading man | love scene | major 7th chord | octatonic | somber

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Lento 2)1:28:11 - Peggy cries9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | conversing | crying | foreign key modulation | friend | leading lady | room | sequence | somber

City for Conquest (1940)

Tone Poem A (Lento)1:35:02 - Orchestra playing9th chord | audience | Carnegie Hall | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | concert | concert hall | concert scene | conducting | conductor | crying | leading lady | linear chromaticism | listening | musician | on-screen music | orchestra | playing | polychord | romantic | somber | source music | tender | watching
Crime School (1938)Sue (Quasi Blues)0:11:08 - Sue talks to Frankiebluesy | chromatic parallelism | common-chord modulation | conversing | crying | establish character | foreign key modulation | Gershwinesque | heroine | leading lady | room | somber

Crime School (1938)

Sue (Minor)0:20:38 - Judge sentences boys to the reformatoryaugmented sixth chord | chromatic parallelism | courthouse | crying | dissonant bass | gang | heroine | judge | leading lady | leading man | sister | somber | stinger | teenager | trial

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 (Subtle)0:37:09 - Transition to cafeteriaadvance plot | conversing | hospital | leading man | reformatory | somber | teenager | underscoring | warden
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)Underscoring (Somber)0:22:16 - Close-up on Johnnieadvance plot | leading man | money | realizing | room | somber | stinger | underscoring

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive (Triste)0:23:12 - Johnnie at a diner9th chord | advance plot | diner | leading man | money | somber | thinking | underscoring

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Drops money0:23:19 - Johnnie drops his moneyadvance plot | diner | dropping | leading man | mickey-mousing | money | somber

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive (Ashamed)1:03:55 - Johnnie tells them he can't fight9th chord | conflict | dark | foreign key modulation | harmonic sequence | leading lady | leading man | lying | room | somber | teenager

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

On the Make (Heartbreak)1:06:05 - Johnny talks to Peggy9th chord | arguing | conflict | dissonant bass | dramatic | leading lady | leading man | room | slamming | somber | tense

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

On the Make (Crying)1:06:29 - Peggy cries after Johnnie leaves11th chord | conflict | crying | leading lady | leading man | room | somber

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive (Let Down)1:06:51 - The boys talk about Johnnieadded-note chord | arguing | conflict | criticizing | foreign key modulation | leading man | room | somber | teenager

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

The Fugitive (Going Away)1:07:38 - Tommy talks to Johnnieconflict | leading man | lonely | packing | room | somber | teenager | thinking
Death of a Scoundrel (1956)Clementi's Mother0:05:23 - Detective questions Clementi's motherfolk-like | mother | somber | strumming

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Bridget's Story0:05:53 - Detective questions Bridgetsigh gesture | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Zina0:09:30 - Clementi learns that Zina has married his brother while she thought he was deadfemale | flashback | folk-like | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Underscoring (Somber)0:10:38 - Clementi leaves the shopflashback | male lead | somber | underscoring

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Underscoring (Somber)1:26:32 - Stephanie goes into Clementi's officeflashback | somber | underscoring

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Clementi C (Con Moto)1:26:52 - Clementi and Stephanie talkdeception | flashback | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Stephanie (Deception)1:27:04 - Clementi and Stephanie talkdeception | flashback | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Stephanie (Leaving)1:27:19 - Clementi and Stephanie talkdeception | flashback | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Stephanie (Weeping)1:28:53 - Stephanie leaves Clementicrying | deception | flashback | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Bridget (Expressivo)1:29:43 - Bridget consoles Clementi and tells him she loves himflashback | love | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Zina1:34:08 - Zina tells Clementi how she knows he killed his brotherfemale | flashback | folk-like | gun | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Death 11:57:48 - The story goes back to present day when Bridget is telling the story of Clementi to the detectivesmournful | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Clementi's Mother1:58:15 - Bridget talks to Clementi's mothermother | somber

Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Clementi A (Appassionato)1:58:26 - Briget walks out of the roomdark | somber
Deep Valley (1947)Drudge0:03:59 - Libby goes downstairsdescending | establish character | leading lady | room | somber | stairs | upset | walking

Deep Valley (1947)

Drudge (Kitchen)0:04:12 - Libby works in kitchencooking | dog | establish character | kitchen | leading lady | somber | upset

Deep Valley (1947)

Drudge (Sentimentale)0:04:49 - Libby feeds Joecooking | dog | establish character | kitchen | leading lady | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Libby0:06:09 - Libby returns to her workestablish character | father | kitchen | leading lady | serving | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Homestead (Morendo)0:06:44 - Cliff makes his bedcleaning | establish character | father | room | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Libby (Rubato)0:08:13 - Libby at the kitchen tableestablish character | kitchen | leading lady | leaving | somber | tense

Deep Valley (1947)

Underscoring (Somber)0:17:55 - Libby talks with Ellieadvance plot | conversing | dark | leading lady | mother | room | somber | underscoring

Deep Valley (1947)

Homestead (Somber)0:18:26 - Ellie talks with Libbyadvance plot | conversing | dark | leading lady | mother | room | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Love Theme (Molto Expressivo)0:23:07 - Libby watches them take Barryboss | conflict | convict | crying | father | guard | leading lady | leading man | somber | street | watching

Deep Valley (1947)

Barry (Misterioso)0:28:31 - Libby talks with Jeffadvance plot | boss | conversing | dark | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | room | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Homestead (Morendo)0:29:17 - Jeff talks with Libbyadvance plot | boss | conversing | leading lady | leading man | room | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Libby (Dark)0:33:17 - Libby walks to her mother's roomconflict | conversing | dark | leading lady | lightning | mother | room | somber | storm | thunder | walking

Deep Valley (1947)

Libby (Slowly)0:34:53 - Libby leaves her motherconflict | dark | leading lady | leaving | lightning | mother | pleading | room | somber | storm | tense | thunder

Deep Valley (1947)

Triste (Stormy)0:35:16 - Shutters shaking in the windconflict | dark | leading lady | leaving | lightning | mother | pleading | room | somber | storm | thunder

Deep Valley (1947)

Homestead (Slowly)0:37:05 - Ellie in her roomadvance plot | arriving | father | mother | room | somber | street | waiting

Deep Valley (1947)

Libby (Molto Expressivo)0:57:13 - Libby looks at the homesteadleading lady | mother | mysterious | reconciliation scene | returning | room | somber | street

Deep Valley (1947)

Triste (Timidly)0:57:32 - Ellie leaves her roomcleaning | father | mother | reconciliation scene | room | somber | timid | walking

Deep Valley (1947)

Barry (Molto Misterioso) + Love Theme1:06:04 - Sheriff drinks coffeeaction scene | convict | drinking | forest | fugitive | leading lady | leading man | love interest | mysterious | police | room | somber | walking

Deep Valley (1947)

Homestead (Morendo)1:08:13 - Libby talks with her parentsadvance plot | conversing | father | leading lady | mother | room | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Libby (Triste)1:10:09 - Libby reacts to the newsescape | leading lady | leading man | reacting | room | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Barry (Very Slowly)1:30:02 - Libby climbs the ladderadvance plot | arriving | barn | climbing | convict | fugitive | leading lady | leading man | love interest | somber | uneasy | walking

Deep Valley (1947)

Libby (Somber) + Barry (Somber)1:30:26 - Libby talks to Barryadvance plot | barn | combination of themes | comforting | convict | fugitive | leading lady | leading man | love interest | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Barry (Misterioso 2)1:40:17 - Barry runsclimax | convict | forest | fugitive | hiding | injury | leading man | love interest | somber | stumbling | tense

Deep Valley (1947)

Barry (Triste)1:40:30 - Barry at the creekclimax | convict | forest | fugitive | hiding | injury | leading man | love interest | somber

Deep Valley (1947)

Molto Expressivo1:40:35 - Barry at the creekclimax | convict | forest | fugitive | hiding | injury | leading man | love interest | somber
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Marching0:10:10 - Inmates marchingestablish location | leading man | march | marching | parallelism | pedal tone | prison | prisoner | somber

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Marching0:12:27 - Inmates marchingestablish character | march | marching | pedal tone | prison | prisoner | somber

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Somber)0:18:36 - Mabel reactsconflict | inversion | leading lady | prison | sigh gesture | somber

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny0:38:38 - Joe and Mabel partcommon-tone diminished 7th | conflict | leading lady | leading man | leaving | runaway | somber | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Parting Ways)0:38:56 - Joe and Mabel partaltered dominant | common-tone diminished 7th | conflict | dark | leading lady | leading man | leaving | mode mixture | pedal tone | runaway | somber | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Running)0:39:33 - Mabel runs across the streetconflict | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | runaway | running | somber | street | truck

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Regret)0:39:53 - Joe walks away sadlyconflict | dark | leading lady | leading man | parallelism | pedal tone | runaway | somber | street

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Worried)0:46:02 - Mabel talks to the police11th chord | create suspense | leading lady | police | room | somber

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Radio)0:52:28 - Mabel in an apartmentconflict | leading lady | leading man | popular song | radio | room | score to source | somber | source music

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Mysterioso)1:05:26 - Joe talks to Mikeadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | chromatic sequence | dark | leading man | linear chromaticism | newspaper editor | office | ominous | somber

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Dust Be My Destiny (Delicate)1:22:18 - Mabel rises to testify for Joecourtroom | crowd | delicate | judge | jury | leading lady | leading man | sequence | somber | suspect | trial
The FBI Story (1959)FBI March A (Triste)1:24:06 - Lucy says that she is going to leave Chipfaithful | FBI | flashback | noble | plain | somber
Flamingo Road (1949)Titus 2 (Triste)0:34:10 - Field tells Lane he is getting marriedbreaking up | breakup | café | chromatic sequence | dark | leading lady | leading man | major 7th chord | mysterious | self-borrowing | somber | waitress

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Triste)0:34:51 - Lane goes to the kitchenbreakup | café | dark | diminished 7th chord | foreign key modulation | leading lady | pondering | somber | waitress | working

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lane (Triste)0:35:13 - Lane comes back and Field is gonebreakup | café | dark | employer | firing | leading lady | somber | waitress

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Somber)0:40:31 - Field talks to Lane's co-worker9th chord | 11th chord | advance plot | café | common-tone diminished 7th | conversing | coworker | deceptive resolution | diminished 7th chord | leading man | linear chromaticism | politician | reverse picardy | sigh gesture | somber

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lane (Lonely)0:41:27 - Lane talks to a fellow prisoneradvance plot | conversing | foreign key modulation | leading lady | lonely | prison | prisoner | reverse picardy | somber

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lane (Fragmented)0:42:21 - Lane talks to a fellow prisoneradvance plot | conversing | fragmentation | leading lady | prison | prisoner | somber

Flamingo Road (1949)

Flamingo Road (Triste)1:19:43 - Lane watches Dan leavealtered dominant | conflict | husband | leading lady | leading man | politician | room | self-borrowing | somber | waiting | wife

Flamingo Road (1949)

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

Flamingo Road (1949)

Titus (Triste 2)1:20:10 - Dan and Lane talk on the phonecalling | conflict | husband | leading lady | leading man | politician | room | somber | train station | wife

Flamingo Road (1949)

Lane (Lonely)1:21:12 - Lane in her roomadvance plot | leading lady | lonely | mickey-mousing | pondering | rising | room | somber | waiting

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Triste)1:22:18 - Field enters the housedeath scene | diminished 7th chord | drunk | drunk | foreign key modulation | leading lady | leading man | love interest | room | somber | stumbling

Flamingo Road (1949)

Underscoring (Somber)1:22:33 - Field stumbles through the housechromatic parallelism | conversing | death scene | drunk | drunk | leading lady | leading man | love interest | room | somber | underscoring

Flamingo Road (1949)

If I Could Be With You (Drunk)1:22:58 - Field and Lane talk about their past lovearguing | chromatic parallelism | death scene | diminished 7th chord | drunk | leading lady | leading man | love interest | room | somber
Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)Hell on Frisco Bay0:25:56 - Marcia and Steve talkadvance plot | conductor score | conversing | leading lady | leading man | room | somber

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Hell on Frisco Bay0:28:43 - Marcia talks to Steveaction scene | conductor score | conversing | leading lady | leading man | leaving | room | somber

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Disappointment0:36:18 - Steve leavesadvance plot | conductor score | dark | disappointed | investigator | leading man | leaving | somber | street

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Adoramus te Christe0:38:32 - A funeralchurch | conversing | friend | funeral | investigator | leading man | somber | source music

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Hell on Frisco Bay1:01:53 - Marcia talks to Steveconductor score | conversing | leading lady | leading man | love scene | room | somber

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Kay1:29:11 - Steve enters with Kayarriving | entering | investigator | leading lady | leading man | love interest | room | somber | turning point | witness

Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)

Anna1:30:35 - Anna tells Steve where to find Amatoadvance plot | betraying | conversing | dark | investigator | leading man | ominous | priest | room | somber | wife
Her Kind of Man (1946)It Had to Be You (Somber)0:44:48 - Georgia leaves9th chord | arguing | conflict | departing | gambler | leading lady | leading man | love interest | room | somber | underscoring
I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)Family (Triste)0:38:00 - Matt enters his homeadvance plot | common-chord modulation | foreign key modulation | leading man | pacing | room | self-borrowing | solemn | somber | thinking | undercover agent
In This Our Life (1942)Roy (Triste)0:12:54 - Roy walks up the stairs9th chord | altered dominant | countermelody | establish character | foreign key modulation | gentle | leading lady | room | somber | walking

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Peter Lies)0:13:28 - Peter talks about his trip9th chord | advance plot | appoggiatura | conversing | leading lady | leading man | lying | musical clue | packing | room | serious | somber

In This Our Life (1942)

Discussion0:13:57 - Roy talks with Peter9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | conversing | leading lady | leading man | passionate | reverse picardy | room | serious | somber

In This Our Life (1942)

Roy (Morendo)0:15:43 - Roy responds to Peteradded-note chord | advance plot | augmented sixth chord | conversing | embracing | leading lady | leading man | room | serious | somber

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Valse Triste)0:16:22 - Roy looks out the window9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | appoggiatura | circle of fifths | dark | leading lady | leading man | leaving | room | somber | waltz | watching | window

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley B (Valse Triste)0:16:33 - Craig arrives9th chord | advance plot | arriving | dark | dissonant bass | leading lady | leading man | somber | street | waltz | watching | window

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley0:16:44 - Craig comes inside9th chord | advance plot | appoggiatura | circle of fifths | dark | father | leading lady | leading man | room | somber | waltz

In This Our Life (1942)

Asa (Triste)0:21:45 - Asa arrives home64 chord | arriving | common-tone diminished 7th | conflict | father | leading lady | room | solemn | somber | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Asa (Molto Expressivo)0:23:49 - Roy leaves64 chord | added-note chord | conflict | dark | father | leading lady | leaving | mode mixture | pedal tone | reverse picardy | room | somber

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Morendo)0:29:32 - Craig talks with Roy9th chord | advance plot | appoggiatura | chromatic parallelism | conversing | harmonic sequence | leading lady | leading man | park | somber

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 (Cello Solo)0:37:11 - Peter sits on the couch9th chord | contemplating | enharmonic respelling | leading man | love scene | room | sigh gesture | somber

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Somber)0:48:46 - Asa relates the bad news9th chord | bad news | conversing | deceptive resolution | father | leading lady | leading man | room | sigh gesture | somber | turning point | uncle | underscoring

In This Our Life (1942)

Roy (Morendo 2)0:49:54 - Roy reacts to the bad newsadded-note chord | appoggiatura | augmented sixth chord | conversing | father | leading lady | leading man | mode change | room | serious | somber | suicide | turning point | uncle

In This Our Life (1942)

Roy (Triste 2)1:13:12 - Roy talks with Minervaadvance plot | conversing | leading lady | maid | mother | questioning | room | solemn | somber

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Slowly 2)1:20:46 - Men playing checkerscheckers | conflict | criminal | dark | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | game | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | playing | prison | prisoner | somber | suspect | victim

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Somber)1:21:07 - Parry in his jail cell9th chord | conflict | conversing | criminal | diminished 7th chord | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | prison | prisoner | sigh gesture | somber | suspect | underscoring | victim

In This Our Life (1942)

Minerva and Parry1:21:28 - Parry in his jail cell9th chord | 11th chord | blue note | chromatic mediant | common-tone diminished 7th | conflict | conversing | criminal | foreign key modulation | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | lying | prison | prisoner | somber | suspect | tender | testifying | victim

In This Our Life (1942)

Minerva and Parry (Triste)1:22:39 - Parry talks to Stanley64 chord | conflict | conversing | criminal | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | lying | mode change | prison | prisoner | solemn | somber | suspect | testifying | victim

In This Our Life (1942)

London Bridge is Falling Down (Molto Expressivo)1:23:33 - Craig talks to Stanleycar | children's song | conflict | conversing | criminal | familiar tune | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | somber

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Extended)1:27:33 - Stanley goes upstairs9th chord | appoggiatura | circle of fifths | climax | conversing | criminal | crying | father | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | mother | room | somber | suspect | uneasy

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Triste)1:29:42 - Stanley enters the house9th chord | agitated | appoggiatura | circle of fifths | criminal | leading lady | room | running | sigh gesture | somber | tense | transition | uncle

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Crying)1:33:37 - Stanley crying in her car9th chord | appoggiatura | chase scene | chasing | climax | criminal | crying | dark | dramatic | driving | fleeing | harmonic sequence | leading lady | police | somber | street | tense

In This Our Life (1942)

Stanley (Tragic)1:34:28 - Police run to Stanley's car9th chord | added-note chord | appoggiatura | brash | car | car crash | chase scene | climax | criminal | dramatic | dying | fire | half-diminished 7th chord | helping | leading lady | mournful | police | reporting | rescuing | rushing | sigh gesture | somber | street | tragic

In This Our Life (1942)

Fast Driving (Dark)1:35:07 - Policemen on the radiocalling | oscillation | pc set | police | police station | reporting | resolution | room | solemn | somber | stinger

In This Our Life (1942)

Underscoring (Tense)1:35:22 - Policemen on the radioaltered dominant | calling | police | police station | reporting | resolution | room | solemn | somber | tense | underscoring

In This Our Life (1942)

Love Theme (Slowly)1:35:39 - Craig answers a phone callcomforting | conversing | leading lady | leading man | resolution | room | solemn | somber | tender | The End
The Informer (1935)Drinking Song0:02:15 - Gypo and Frankie sing at a pubcheerful | drinking | establish character | flashback | leading man | on-screen music | pub | remembering | singing | somber | source music | street

The Informer (1935)

Katie Calls Gypo0:05:38 - Katie says Gypo's nameconversing | diminished 7th chord | dissonant bass | establish character | leading lady | leading man | mickey-mousing | somber | staring | street

The Informer (1935)

Katie (Tired and Sad)0:05:49 - Katie talks to Gypoconversing | crying | diminished 7th chord | establish character | leading lady | leading man | parallelism | Scotch snap | sobbing gesture | somber | street

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Suspicion)0:29:47 - Gypo leaves the wake64 chord | antagonist | coin | crying | dissonant bass | dropping | giving | leading man | leaving | mickey-mousing | money | mourner | pivotal scene | room | Scotch snap | sigh gesture | somber | staring

The Informer (1935)

Katie (Tragic)1:04:39 - Katie is left alone on the streetadvance plot | appoggiatura | leading lady | minor-major 7th chord | money | somber | street | worrying

The Informer (1935)

Peter Mulligan1:05:37 - Peter Mulligan sits and holds a crucifixcourtroom | courtroom scene | folk-like | headquarters | mode mixture | room | somber | suspect | waiting

The Informer (1935)

Peter Mulligan1:07:25 - Mulligan criescourtroom scene | headquarters | mode mixture | room | somber | suspect | waiting

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)

The Informer (Pathetic)1:29:48 - Gypo stumbles toward Frankie's motherantagonist | church | climax | diminished 7th chord | dying | gentle | leading man | main theme | pedal tone | somber | stumbling | traitor | walking

The Informer (1935)

Sancta Maria1:30:27 - Frankie's mother forgives Gypoantagonist | church | climax | confessing | dying | gentle | leading man | mother | sacred | somber | suspension | traitor
Key Largo (1948)Underscoring (Somber)0:13:51 - Frank talks with Mr. Templeadvance plot | conversing | father | hotel | leading lady | leading man | prelude | somber | underscoring

Key Largo (1948)

McCloud (Molto Expressivo)0:15:36 - Frank and Mr. Temple talk about Georgeadvance plot | death | father | hotel | leading lady | leading man | memory | remembering | somber | storytelling | tender | war

Key Largo (1948)

Burial Place0:16:11 - Frank talks about George's burial placeadvance plot | death | father | hotel | hymn | leading lady | leading man | memory | remembering | somber | storytelling | tender | war

Key Largo (1948)

McCloud (Bugle Call) + Taps0:16:31 - Mr. Temple asks Frank about George's burial placeadvance plot | bugle call | combination of themes | death | father | heroic | hotel | leading lady | leading man | memory | noble | remembering | somber | storytelling | taps | war

Key Largo (1948)

McCloud (Broad)0:17:00 - Nora and Frank go outsideadvance plot | bright | death | father | hotel | leading lady | leading man | memory | remembering | somber | storytelling | tender | walking | war

Key Largo (1948)

McCloud (Tragic)0:34:05 - McCloud and Nora help Mr. Temple upboss | conflict | father | gangster | helping | hostage | hotel | leading lady | leading man | mode change | solemn | somber

Key Largo (1948)

McCloud (Triste)0:47:23 - Rocco mocks McCloudboss | conflict | conversing | father | gangster | gun | hostage | hotel | leading lady | leading man | mode change | moll | serious | somber

Key Largo (1948)

Moanin’ Low (Quasi Appassionato)0:58:38 - McCloud gets a drink for Gayealcohol | bluesy | boss | crying | develop character | familiar tune | father | gangster | helping | hostage | hotel | leading lady | leading man | moll | somber | source to score

Key Largo (1948)

McCloud (Somber)1:17:43 - Sheriff questions McClouddetermined | hotel | investigation scene | leading man | police | questioning | somber

Key Largo (1948)

McCloud (Slowly)1:24:14 - McCloud and Nora exchange glancesadvance plot | hotel | leading lady | leading man | looking | love interest | somber

Key Largo (1948)

Underscoring (Somber)1:27:42 - Nora and Gaye enter the hoteladvance plot | conversing | hotel | leading lady | moll | somber | underscoring | walking

Key Largo (1948)

McCloud (Tense)1:27:56 - Mr. Temple tries to make a phone calladvance plot | conversing | father | hotel | leading lady | moll | somber

Key Largo (1948)

Moanin’ Low (Triste)1:38:30 - Gaye leavesfamiliar tune | father | hotel | leading lady | moll | resolution | somber | thinking | waiting
The Letter (1940)Robert and Leslie0:41:12 - Howard says he will help Leslieadvance plot | appoggiatura | calm | chromatic mediant | crying | deception | hospital | lawyer | leading lady | letter | love theme | sigh gesture | somber | suspension | tender

The Letter (1940)

Robert and Leslie (Triste)0:42:17 - Leslie and Howard talk about her husbandadvance plot | appoggiatura | calm | chromatic mediant | crying | hospital | lawyer | leading lady | letter | love theme | resolution | sigh gesture | somber | suspension | tender

The Letter (1940)

Robert and Leslie (Tragic)1:16:14 - Leslie tells Howard to give Robert the letterconflict | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | love theme | reading | somber | tense

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Confession)1:17:35 - Leslie confesses to RobertChinese | confessing | conflict | home | husband | lawyer | leading lady | letter | open fifth | parallel fifths | parallelism | pentatonic | recounting | serious | somber | tritone oscillation

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Very Slow)1:29:01 - Leslie rejects Robertaugmented sixth chord | changing meter | climax | enharmonic respelling | home | leading lady | oscillation | sequence | somber | stern | weeping

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Dirge)1:29:32 - Leslie heads towards the doorChinese | climax | dark | dirge | home | leading lady | parallelism | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Native (Climactic)1:30:42 - Leslie walks through her gardenclimax | crying | Dorian mode | exoticism | gamelan | Indonesian music | leading lady | mysterious | panning shot | parallelism | plantation | setting | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Deception (Appassionato)1:31:18 - Close-up of Leslieclimax | crying | leading lady | mysterious | pc set | Phrygian mode | plantation | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Deliberate)1:32:48 - Mrs. Hammond approaches Leslie with a knifeantagonist | changing meter | Chinese | climax | dagger | leading lady | oscillation | plantation | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Revenge)1:33:01 - Mrs. Hammond stabs Leslie64 chord | antagonist | Chinese | Chinese | climax | dagger | leading lady | murder | open fifth | parallel fifths | parallelism | pentatonic | plantation | somber | walking

The Letter (1940)

Leslie (Reckoning)1:33:42 - Mrs. Hammond walks away11th chord | antagonist | augmentation | body | changing meter | Chinese | climax | death | leading lady | moon | oscillation | plantation | policeman | somber | suspension

The Letter (1940)

Robert and Leslie (The Body)NIF - not in filmalternate music | body | chromatic mediant | climax | death | foreign key modulation | love theme | Neapolitan | pedal tone | plantation | somber
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)Lightning 30:01:02 - Title card, cast list and prisoncast list | conversing | dark | guard | opening title sequence | priest | prison | somber | warden

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Menace0:01:23 - Priest in a prisonarriving | conversing | dark | establish character | funeral march | funereal | guard | leading man | priest | prison | prisoner | solemn | somber | walking | warden

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Shelly and Trev (Molto Expressivo)0:23:31 - Shelly makes a promiseactor | conversing | countryside | departing | horse | leading lady | leading man | promise | somber | suspect | transition

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Father Paul0:33:25 - Liza comforts Stringactor | anger | brother | comforting | conflict | crying | dark | leading lady | priest | rancher | room | somber | tense

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Mournful0:35:50 - Priest hears a dog whimperingbody | death | dog | flashback | leading man | priest | ranch | sad | searching | somber | suspect | whimpering

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Trev (Triste)0:38:59 - Trev enters the storeactor | advance plot | arriving | leading lady | leading man | looking | somber | staring | store | suspect | watching | whispering | worker

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Shelly and Trev (Taken Aback)0:45:08 - Shelly reacts to Trev's questionactor | arguing | cliff | countryside | falling in love scene | leading lady | leading man | love interest | reacting | somber | suspect

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Trev (Triste 2)0:46:33 - Trev climbs to help Shellyactor | cliff | climbing | countryside | danger | falling in love scene | helping | heroic | leading lady | leading man | love interest | rescue | rescuing | romantic | somber | suspect | tense

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Menace (Molto Misterioso)0:50:38 - Liza leaves the roomactor | car | leading lady | leaving | luggage | mysterious | packing | ranch | rancher | somber | tense | transition

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Emotion1:05:10 - Shelly criesactor | comforting | conversing | crying | leading lady | leading man | love interest | love scene | ranch | somber | suspect

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Underscoring (Somber)1:17:15 - Trev stares at Shellyactor | dark | husband | leading lady | leading man | love scene | reacting | room | somber | suspect | underscoring

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Mournful (Scared)1:18:45 - Shelly is afraid of Trevactor | crying | fear | husband | leading lady | leading man | mad scene | room | somber | suspect | worrying
Mildred Pierce (1945)Mildred (Somber)0:01:37 - A house on the beachadded-note chord | beach | establish setting | mickey-mousing | mode mixture | optimistic | pedal tone | somber | water | wave

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Murder)0:01:59 - Bullet holes in the mirror11th chord | augmented sixth chord | dark | death | dying | leaving | murder | murder scene | room | somber

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Pier)0:02:15 - Santa Monica pier at nightchromatic parallelism | dock | establish character | fragmentation | heroine | leading lady | mickey-mousing | pedal tone | pondering | sequence | somber | walking | water | wave

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Tragic)0:02:42 - Mildred walks out onto the dockaltered dominant | dock | establish character | half-diminished 7th chord | heroine | leading lady | mickey-mousing | pondering | sequence | somber | suicide | tragic | water | wave

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Waves rumbling0:03:15 - Policeman convinces Mildred not to jumpconversing | dock | establish character | heroine | leading lady | mickey-mousing | police | somber | suicide | water | wave

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Bert (Triste)0:24:26 - Bert and Mildred separateaugmented sixth chord | breaking up | crying | establish character | fragmentation | heroine | husband | leading lady | leaving | Neapolitan | pedal tone | room | somber

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Sentimental)0:25:37 - Veda and Kay see their father leavingchild | establish character | interrupting | leaving | mode mixture | packing | sentimental | somber | stopping | street

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Ashamed)0:28:13 - Mildred overhears Veda complaining about her new dressadvance plot | child | heroine | leading lady | Neapolitan | room | sigh gesture | somber | watching

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Lonely)0:28:20 - Mildred looks through her deskadvance plot | bill | flashback | foreign key modulation | gun | heroine | leading lady | lonely | mode mixture | photograph | room | somber | voice-over | writing

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Regretful)0:39:37 - Mildred regrets slapping Vedaapologizing | child | chromatic mediant | conflict | foreign key modulation | heroine | hopeful | leading lady | mode mixture | Neapolitan | regretting | room | somber | tritone

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Bert (Sentimentale)0:48:03 - Mildred watches her children leaveheroine | husband | leading lady | leaving | oscillation | room | serious | somber | thinking | transition | whole-tone chord

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 (Dying)0:55:05 - Kay's family waits and watches11th chord | child | dark | death scene | doctor | dying | ex-husband | heroine | illness | leading lady | nurse | patient | room | sick person | somber | tense | treating | turning point | waiting | watching

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Pneumonia (Dying)0:55:24 - Kay passes away9th chord | child | chromatic parallelism | dark | death | death scene | doctor | dying | ex-husband | heroine | illness | leading lady | linear chromaticism | minor-major 7th chord | nurse | oscillation | patient | room | sick person | somber | tense | treating | turning point | waiting | watching

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Mourning)0:56:07 - Mildred mourns Kay's death9th chord | augmented sixth chord | child | death | death scene | doctor | ex-husband | heroine | leading lady | mourning | nurse | patient | room | sick person | somber | turning point

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Tenderly)0:56:34 - Veda and Mildred mourn for Kayadded-note chord | calm | child | death | death scene | ex-husband | heroine | hopeful | leading lady | mode mixture | mourning | plagal cadence | room | somber | turning point

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Sorrow)1:03:41 - Monte asks about Kayadvance plot | conversing | heroine | leading lady | love interest | minor-major 7th chord | mode mixture | restaurant | somber

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Bert (Regretful)1:04:43 - Bert tells Mildred about the divorce9th chord | advance plot | chromatic mediant | common-chord modulation | conversing | divorce | ex-husband | heroine | leading lady | love interest | regretting | restaurant | somber

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Closes blinds1:15:59 - Mildred closes the blindsblinds | breakup | closing | conflict | down | heroine | leading lady | mickey-mousing | room | somber | window

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Bert (Somber)1:37:06 - Bert talks with Mildred in her new houseadvance plot | augmented sixth chord | conversing | ex-husband | heroine | leading lady | pedal tone | room | somber

Mildred Pierce (1945)

It Can't Be Wrong (Molto Misterioso)1:42:42 - Mildred learns that Monte has betrayed her 9th chord | bankruptcy | betrayal | dark | familiar tune | friend | heroine | leading lady | love theme | memory | mysterious | pc set | popular music | realizing | room | somber | turning point | whole-tone chord

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Mildred (Dark)1:45:09 - Mildred realizes that she cannot save Vedacrime | heroine | interrogating | interrogation | police station | somber

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Kay and Veda (Triste)1:49:37 - Veda is led out by the policeantagonist | conversing | daughter | defeat | detective | heroine | leading lady | leaving | mother | murderer | police station | resigned | resolution | sigh gesture | somber
The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)Funeral March0:01:12 - A funeral marchaltered dominant | brass band | classical music | crowd | establish place | funeral | funeral march | marching | mode change | on-screen music | parallel 63s | pedal tone | performer | secondary dominant | somber | source music | street | watching

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby + Funeral March0:02:32 - Vergie in her jail cellclassical music | combination of themes | funeral | funeral march | leading lady | plagal cadence | pondering | prison | prisoner | sequence | somber | source music | suspect | watching

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby (Somber)0:54:14 - Vergie listens to Johnaltered dominant | conversing | leading lady | leading man | love scene | outside | secret love | secret lover | somber

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Funeral March1:17:18 - John's funeral processionaltered dominant | brass band | classical music | crowd | establish place | funeral | funeral march | marching | on-screen music | parallel 63s | somber | source music | street | watching

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby (Ending) + Funeral March (Ending)1:18:06 - Vergie in her jail cellclassical music | combination of themes | crying | funeral | funeral march | leading lady | prisoner | somber | suspect

The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Lullaby (Very Ethereal)1:19:04 - Vergie exits the prisondaughter | dissonant bass | husband | leading lady | pedal tone | prison | prisoner | resolution | somber | suspect | tense | walking
Rockabye (1932)Rockin' Chair0:59:16 - Judy talks to her managerAABA structure | advance plot | conversing | drinking | leading lady | manager | party | somber | source music
Out of the Fog (1941)Russian Barcarolle (Fear)0:21:18 - Officer Magruder arrivesboat | chef | conflict | conversing | criminal | dock | extortion | father | fear | fisherman | friend | leading man | police | sandwich | solemn | somber

Out of the Fog (1941)

Drab0:24:36 - Stella in bedadvance plot | father | ignoring | knocking | leading lady | room | smoking | somber | tense | thinking | whispering

Out of the Fog (1941)

Drab (Extended)0:51:50 - Stella talks with her fatheradvance plot | conversing | father | fisherman | foreign key modulation | leading lady | packing | room | sequence | somber | uneasy

Out of the Fog (1941)

Drab0:53:05 - Stella talks with her fatheradvance plot | conversing | father | fisherman | leading lady | room | sequence | somber | uneasy
Kid Galahad (1937)Doublecross (Entanglements)1:17:24 - Nick falls to the groundadvance plot | dark | descending tetrachord | farm | fighting | leading man | manager | mother | not by Steiner | sister | somber | tragic | transcribed by ear

Kid Galahad (1937)

Underscoring (Tender)1:38:49 - Nick lies dying on a tableclimax | dying | linear chromaticism | manager | pedal tone | room | somber | tender

Kid Galahad (1937)

Kid Galahad (Tender)1:39:15 - Nick speaks his final words9th chord | 64 chord | added-note chord | appoggiatura | climax | death | dying | fanfare | foreign key modulation | leading lady | leading man | manager | mode mixture | pedal tone | room | sister | somber | stretto imitation
Traveling Husbands (1931)There's a Sob in My Heart (Sentimental)1:10:39 - People are sad as the radio playsAABA structure | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | countermelody | crying | leading lady | leading man | popular song | radio | resolution | room | salesman | sentimental | somber | transcribed by ear
The Unfaithful (1947)Deep Night0:05:47 - Roger argues with PaulaAABA structure | antagonist | arguing | establish character | lawyer | leading lady | on-screen music | party | sister | somber | source music

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Somber)0:22:24 - Bob comforts Chris9th chord | augmented sixth chord | comfort | comforting | common-chord modulation | husband | leading lady | love scene | mode mixture | ostinato | pedal tone | room | somber | victim

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Ostinato)0:50:56 - Chris leaves Larry's officeadvance plot | exiting | law office | lawyer | leading lady | office | pedal tone | somber

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Drone)0:51:08 - Chris enters the art shopadvance plot | arriving | leading lady | ostinato | shop | shopkeeper | somber

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Somber 2)1:00:01 - Chris thinks9th chord | advance plot | altered dominant | augmented sixth chord | chromatic mediant | common-chord modulation | conversing | foreign key modulation | husband | leading lady | mode mixture | ostinato | room | somber | tender

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Triste)1:13:36 - Bob walks slowly awaydirge | heartbroken | hotel | husband | ostinato | pedal tone | polychord | sad | sequential modulation | somber | transition | walking

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Distressed)1:41:24 - Larry talks with Bob9th chord | conversing | foreign key modulation | husband | lawyer | ostinato | pc set | resolution | room | somber | wife

The Unfaithful (1947)

Unfaithful (Leaving)1:42:32 - Chris prepares to leave9th chord | conversing | husband | lawyer | mode mixture | ostinato | pedal tone | resolution | room | somber | 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)

Frohe Botschaft (Somber)0:38:52 - Leni reacts9th chord | antagonist | common-chord modulation | conflict | conversing | evaded cadence | familiar tune | folk song | garden | German | heroine | mode mixture | quotation | sentimental | sigh gesture | somber

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Captain Gerald0:43:23 - Gerald tells Leni a storyadded-note chord | advance plot | boy | child | exoticism | foreign key modulation | heroine | home | imagination | room | somber | telling a story

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Frohe Botschaft (Crying)0:45:45 - Leni kisses Gerald9th chord | 64 chord | advance plot | antagonist | boy | child | crying | deceptive resolution | familiar tune | folk song | fragmentation | German | heroine | home | leaving | mode mixture | mother | quotation | room | sequence | somber | tritone

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Frohe Botschaft (Triste)0:51:10 - David talks to Leni9th chord | added-note chord | advance plot | conversing | deceptive resolution | familiar tune | folk song | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | German | hero | heroine | home | quotation | room | somber

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Surprise Symphony (Sneaky)0:51:52 - David goes to bedadded-note chord | advance plot | antagonist | classical music | cook | diminution | familiar tune | Haydn | hero | heroine | home | mickey-mousing | mysterious | quotation | room | sneaking | somber

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Underscoring (Somber)1:37:44 - David and Leni talkconversing | harmonic sequence | hero | heroine | love scene | prison | somber | triadic transformation | underscoring

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Execution1:38:10 - Leni talks to Davidcomforting | conversing | drone | execution | hero | heroine | love scene | name of film | prison | somber

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Frohe Botschaft (Hopeful)1:38:41 - David comforts Leni9th chord | comforting | conversing | familiar tune | folk song | German | hero | heroine | love scene | mode mixture | pedal tone | plagal cadence | prison | quotation | somber

We Are Not Alone (1939)

Waiting1:46:39 - David asks about his execution9th chord | advance plot | hero | prison | somber | waiting
White Heat (1949)Zuckie's Death0:12:29 - Cody ignores Zuckiecrying | dark | death | departing | funereal | gangster | leading lady | leading man | moaning | moll | mother | murderer | murder scene | pleading | room | somber | victim

White Heat (1949)

Zuckie's Death0:13:32 - Gangsters get in the cardark | death | departing | funereal | gangster | gun | leading lady | leading man | moll | mother | murderer | murder scene | somber | victim | walking | yard

White Heat (1949)

Verna (Uneasy)1:18:05 - Big Ed kisses Vernadark | drinking | embracing | gangster | gun | kissing | leading lady | leading man | love interest | moll | murderer | murder scene | room | somber | spying | waiting

White Heat (1949)

Verna (Cello Solo)1:28:30 - Cody talks about Vernaadvance plot | character mention | conversing | fugitive | gangster | leading man | memory | murderer | somber | undercover agent | yard
The Woman in White (1948)Pavan0:00:08 - Title of the filmbook | cast list | opening title sequence | Renaissance music | somber | starring list | title of film

The Woman in White (1948)

Pavan (Garden)0:33:09 - Marian talks to Foscoarguing | conversing | cousin | falling in love scene | garden | instrument effect | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | Renaissance music | somber | watching

The Woman in White (1948)

The Self Banished (Somber)0:39:27 - Marian talks to Walteradvance plot | bad news | conversing | cousin | garden | gentle | heartbroken | leading lady | leading man | somber

The Woman in White (1948)

Pavan0:50:24 - Newspaper headlineheadline | montage | montage | newspaper | Renaissance music | somber

The Woman in White (1948)

Pavan (Garden 2)0:55:17 - Marian talks to Mr. Fairlieadvance plot | conversing | cousin | father | leading lady | room | somber

The Woman in White (1948)

Laura (At Dinner)0:55:43 - Sitting at the dining tableadvance plot | antagonist | butler | cigarette | conversing | cousin | eating | happy | husband | leading lady | light | mansion | monkey | servant | smoking | somber

The Woman in White (1948)

Ann (Misterioso Rubato)0:58:22 - The countess excuses herselfadvance plot | antagonist | butler | conversing | cousin | departing | husband | leading lady | mansion | mysterious | servant | somber

The Woman in White (1948)

Fosco (Spying)0:58:37 - Marian writes in her journaladvance plot | cousin | journal | leading lady | mysterious | room | somber | thinking | voice-over | writing

The Woman in White (1948)

The Self Banished (Somber)0:59:47 - Marian talks to Lauraadvance plot | conversing | cousin | gentle | leading lady | room | somber

The Woman in White (1948)

Asylum1:01:26 - Laura suffers from a headacheaching | advance plot | agitated | conversing | cousin | headache | illness | illness effect | leading lady | pain | room | somber | tense | victim

The Woman in White (1948)

Pavan (Slow)1:01:49 - Marian closes the dooradvance plot | cousin | departing | leading lady | room | somber | victim

The Woman in White (1948)

Sneaking1:02:12 - Marian leaves wearing a cloakadvance plot | antagonist | conversing | cousin | criminal | eavesdropping | father | husband | leading lady | leading man | room | sneaking | somber | tense

The Woman in White (1948)

Pavan (Basses)1:05:32 - Marian gets dressedadvance plot | antagonist | cousin | criminal | dressing | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | room | shadow | somber | stinger | surprising

The Woman in White (1948)

Ann (Dead)1:18:55 - The woman in white lies deadantagonist | conversing | criminal | dark | death scene | dying | husband | leading lady | murderer | room | somber | victim | wife

The Woman in White (1948)

Come, Sweet Death1:20:00 - The obituaries columnmontage | newspaper | somber

The Woman in White (1948)

Come, Sweet Death (Funeral)1:20:13 - Mourners at a funeralcemetery | church | cousin | crowd | funeral | funeral | husband | leading lady | leading man | mourning | priest | reading | somber | victim

The Woman in White (1948)

Ann (Misterioso)1:21:57 - Marian talks to Waltercemetery | cousin | crying | funeral | funeral | leading lady | leading man | mysterious | somber | spying

The Woman in White (1948)

Fosco (Molto Moderato)1:38:43 - Fosco looks at Marianadvance plot | criminal | friend | leading lady | leading man | love interest | menacing | murderer | pacing | room | somber

The Woman in White (1948)

Fosco (Molto Moderato)1:39:33 - Fosco talks to Marianadvance plot | conversing | criminal | friend | leading lady | leading man | love interest | menacing | murderer | room | somber

The Woman in White (1948)

Adagio1:45:00 - The Countess picks up a knifeclimax | conversing | criminal | friend | knife | leading lady | leading man | love interest | murderer | necklace | room | somber | wife

The Woman in White (1948)

Ann (Quasi Misterioso)1:46:05 - Various close-upsclimax | criminal | death | dying | friend | knife | leading lady | leading man | love interest | murder | murderer | necklace | revenge | room | somber | victim | watching | wife
Three Who Loved (1931)Old Folks At Home0:46:00 - Phil paces in a jail celladvance plot | jail | leading man | on-screen music | playing | prisoner | somber | source music
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
Secrets of the French Police (1932)Taps0:02:18 - Taps is played at a military funeralbugle call | familiar tune | funeral | funeral | military | on-screen music | playing | somber | source music

Secrets of the French Police (1932)

Berceuse0:13:09 - The flower girl talks with her fatheradvance plot | conversing | father | leading lady | restaurant | somber | waltz
The Phantom of Crestwood (1932)Spy Song1:15:20 - Cast list / The Endclosing credits | end title sequence | somber | The End | transcribed by ear
Thirteen Women (1932)Thirteen Women0:00:34 - Cast list on the pages of a bookbook | cast list | common-chord modulation | funeral march | funereal | harmonic sequence | opening title sequence | relative key | somber | title of film | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

The Swami0:07:16 - The swamiAeolian mode | antagonist | conversing | establish character | fortune | fortune teller | leading lady | parallelism | predicting | room | somber | swami | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

Thirteen Women (Destiny)0:07:52 - Ursula talks to the swamiantagonist | common-chord modulation | conversing | destiny | establish character | fortune teller | harmonic sequence | leading lady | predicting | relative key | room | somber | swami | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

The Swami (Past Life)0:08:18 - The swami talks to Ursulaantagonist | chromaticism | chromatic parallelism | conversing | establish character | fortune teller | leading lady | room | somber | swami | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (Horoscope)0:08:56 - The swami talks to Ursulaantagonist | conversing | establish character | fate | fortune teller | leading lady | mysterious | predicting | quintal chord | room | somber | swami | transcribed by ear

Thirteen Women (1932)

Ursula (Fate)0:09:11 - The swami predicts Ursula's fateantagonist | conversing | dark | establish character | fate | fortune teller | half-diminished 7th chord | leading lady | mickey-mousing | mysterious | predicting | room | somber | stinger | swami | train whistle | transcribed by ear
Dangerous Corner (1934)Fall of the Star0:17:05 - Newspaper headline about a suicidecommon-tone diminished 7th | dramatic | headline | montage | montage | newspaper | pedal tone | somber | transcribed by ear
Without Honor (1949)Twilight (Triste)0:02:19 - Dennis exits his carcar | establish setting | house | leading man | somber | street | walking

Without Honor (1949)

Twilight (Violin Solo)0:02:44 - Jane in the kitchencooking | doorbell | establish setting | food | kitchen | leading lady | somber

Without Honor (1949)

Triste0:07:37 - Dennis tells Jane their relationship is overadulterer | affair | breaking up | breakup | crying | death scene | kitchen | leading lady | leading man | love interest | somber

Without Honor (1949)

Appassionato 2 (Agitato)0:07:57 - Jane tells Dennis she still loves himadulterer | affair | arguing | breaking up | breakup | crying | death scene | kitchen | leading lady | leading man | love interest | passionate | somber

Without Honor (1949)

Appassionato (Broad)0:08:11 - Jane criesadulterer | affair | arguing | breaking up | breakup | crying | death scene | kitchen | leading lady | leading man | love interest | passionate | somber

Without Honor (1949)

Appassionato (Molto Expressivo)0:08:35 - Jane criesadulterer | affair | arguing | breaking up | breakup | crying | death scene | kitchen | leading lady | leading man | love interest | passionate | somber

Without Honor (1949)

Twilight (Molto Expressivo)0:11:25 - Jane tries to get the blood off her handaddicent | adulterer | blood | death | death scene | hand | kitchen | leading lady | leading man | love interest | somber | washing

Without Honor (1949)

Valse Triste0:23:06 - Bill talks with Janeantagonist | brother | conflict | kitchen | leading lady | leading man | memory | recounting | somber | uneasy | waltz

Without Honor (1949)

Valse Triste (Andante Doloroso)0:49:07 - Fred entersantagonist | brother | conflict | entering | husband | leading lady | leading man | reacting | reveal | room | secret | somber | thinking | wife

Without Honor (1949)

Twilight (Somber)0:57:48 - Mrs. Williams forgives Janeantagonist | bathroom | brother | climax | forgiveness | husband | leading lady | leading man | razor blade | room | somber | thinking | wife

Without Honor (1949)

Valse Triste (Suicide)0:58:33 - Jane stares in the mirrorantagonist | attempted suicide | bathroom | brother | climax | conversing | husband | knocking | leading lady | leading man | razor blade | room | somber | suicide | wife

Without Honor (1949)

Twilight (Rubato)0:59:24 - Mrs. Williams helps Janeantagonist | attempted suicide | brother | climax | doctor | helping | husband | leading lady | leading man | razor blade | room | serious | somber | struggling | suicide | wife
The Most Dangerous Game (1932)Russian Waltz0:24:22 - Zaroff plays the pianobrother | castle | conversing | count | dog | drunk | establish character | leading lady | leading man | on-screen music | piano | playing | recounting | score to source | somber | source music | warning
Caged (1950)Marie (The End)1:36:04 - Mrs. Benton and her secretaryclimax | closing credits | conversing | prison | somber | warden

Caged (1950)

Molto Expressivo (Timidly)NIF - not in filmclimax | cut from film | somber
Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)Father Paul (Slow)1:29:00 - Shelly and Myra wait for the newsactor | bell effect | car crash | countryside | death | funereal | leading lady | mother | owner | police | resolution | somber | waiting

Lightning Strikes Twice (1951)

Liza (Triste)1:29:20 - Father Paul climbs upactor | arriving | car crash | climbing | countryside | death | husband | leading lady | leading man | mother | owner | police | priest | resolution | somber
Mara Maru (1952)Gregory (Diving)0:00:40 - Cast listboat | cast list | descending | diver | diving | diving suit | fanfare | leading man | ocean | opening title sequence | point-of-view shot | sailor | somber | underwater | uneasy | working

Mara Maru (1952)

Stella (Sentimentale)0:46:13 - Gregory reacts to Stella's departureadvance plot | departing | distrust | leading man | room | somber | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

Underscoring (Somber)0:47:16 - Manuelo hold Perol in his armsconversing | crying | death scene | dock | dying | leading man | pain | somber | struggling | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

Manuelo (Molto Appassionato)0:48:42 - Manuelo mourns for his brothercross | crying | dark | death | death scene | dock | embracing | evidence | leading man | mourning | somber | stinger | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

Adoramus te Christe0:49:05 - A cross and some candlesbrother | church | conversing | cross | crowd | crying | embracing | evidence | funeral scene | leading man | mother | mourner | mourning | police | praying | priest | private eye | somber | source music | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

Morena0:50:56 - Gregory and Ranier walk down the streetadvance plot | antagonist | bodyguard | cafe | conversing | hurrying | leading man | private eye | somber | source music | stree | tango | walking

Mara Maru (1952)

Ortega is Shot1:34:42 - Ortega is shotaction scene | antagonist | blocking | bodyguard | catacomb | cave | climax | cross | death | dramatic | dying | falling | gun | gunshot | leading man | martyr | murder | murderer | passionate | sentimental | shooting | somber | tunnel | victim

Mara Maru (1952)

Gregory (Expressivo)1:36:22 - Stella and Gregory look at each othercatacomb | cave | comforting | conversing | corpse | cross | death | dying | leading lady | leading man | love interest | martyr | resolution | solemn | somber | tunnel | victim | worker

Mara Maru (1952)

Cross (Cello Solo)1:36:55 - Manuelo mourns Ortega's deathcatacomb | cave | corpse | cross | crying | death | hymn-like | leading lady | leading man | looking | love interest | martyr | reacting | resolution | solemn | somber | thinking | tunnel | victim | worker