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59 results for "tritone" in 22 films

FilmTheme nameInstanceTags
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)Rocks (Annoyed)0:48:25 - Rocks is annoyed by flashlightanger | angry | annoyance | criminal | doctor | flashlight | gangster | leading man | ominous | robbery | shining | store | tense | thief | tritone | whole-tone chord

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Amazing Doctor (Rocks) + Rocks (The Amazing Doctor)0:50:33 - Rocks goes out to the truckantagonist | anxious | combination of themes | criminal | dissonant bass | double-cross | dramatic | gangster | lying | murderer | pc set | robbery | street | tense | thief | tritone

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

The Poison Victim1:07:50 - Rocks is poisoneddissonant | doctor | gangster | leading lady | leading man | murder | murderer | murdering | murder scene | mysterious | office | parallel fifths | poison | poisoning | quartal chord | tense | tone cluster | tritone
Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)Underscoring (Tense)0:39:58 - Rocky in the drug storeconflict | conversing | gangster | leading man | ominous | setup | shop | telephone | tritone | underscoring
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)Transition0:00:29 - Cast listcast list | common-chord modulation | dissonant bass | ominous | opening title sequence | sinister | tritone

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)

The Victim1:30:11 - Mortimer tied up in a chairbrother | captive | conflict | crazy person | doctor | fear | leading man | murderer | ominous | parallel fifths | quartal chord | room | tense | tone cluster | torturing | tritone | victim
The Big Sleep (1946)Carmen (Drugged)NIF - not in filmdeleted scene | femme fatale | helping | investigation | leading man | mysterious | oscillation | ostinato | private eye | room | tense | tritone oscillation | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Marlowe (Sneaking)0:28:16 - Marlowe investigates the crime scenedark | dissonant bass | investigating | investigation scene | leading man | mysterious | private eye | room | sneaking | tritone

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Tense)0:28:58 - Marlowe tries to crack the codeleading man | pc set | private eye | researching | room | tense | threat | transition | tritone | writing

The Big Sleep (1946)

Underscoring (Tense)NIF - not in filmadvance plot | chromatic parallelism | conversing | cut from film | diminished 7th chord | femme fatale | leading man | oscillation | private eye | room | tritone | underscoring | whole-tone chord

The Big Sleep (1946)

Hostage + Marlowe (Fragment)1:42:34 - Canino brings Vivian out as a hostage64 chord | action scene | criminal | hostage | leading lady | leading man | love interest | ostinato | ostinato | outside | private eye | tense | tritone oscillation | 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)Harper0:40:20 - Harper walksdark | establish character | friend | guard | leading lady | mickey-mousing | prison | prisoner | tritone | walking
City for Conquest (1940)Tone Poem A (Very Rough)1:15:00 - The car pulls to a stoparriving | car | criminal | dark | dock | driving | gangster | manager | murderer | murder scene | threatening | tritone | whole-tone chord

City for Conquest (1940)

Googi (Molto Mysterioso e Screwyoso)1:15:19 - Cobb sees the guncar | chromatic parallelism | conversing | corpse | criminal | disposing | dissonant bass | dock | fragmentation | gangster | half-diminished 7th chord | manager | murderer | murder scene | ominous | ostinato | tense | tritone oscillation | working
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)Peggy0:00:25 - Director credit9th chord | 11th chord | 13th chord | bold | cast list | chromatic mediant | foreign key modulation | heroic | main title | opening title sequence | tritone substitution
Dust Be My Destiny (1939)Dust Be My Destiny (Tense)0:14:53 - Joe talks to Charliebarn | dark | dissonant | leading lady | leading man | lovers meet | prisoner | tense | tritone | villain | warden
The FBI Story (1959)Communists2:07:43 - Overhead view of a truck going to the cleanerscommunist | flashback | tritone

The FBI Story (1959)

Communists (Mysterious)2:10:14 - Chip looking at papers at his deskcommunist | dropping | flashback | mickey-mousing | mysterious | text painting | tritone

The FBI Story (1959)

Surveillance 22:13:13 - FBI agents follow communistcommunist | flashback | following | surveillance | tritone

The FBI Story (1959)

Communists (Surveillance 2)2:13:36 - FBI agents follow communistcombination of themes | communist | flashback | tritone
Flamingo Road (1949)Titus 20:18:16 - A newspaper headlinechromatic parallelism | dark | headline | newspaper | politician | porch | self-borrowing | sheriff | throwing | transition | tritone
Hell on Frisco Bay (1955)Spring Song0:14:56 - Amato talks to Marioantagonist | conductor score | conversing | dark | establish character | gangster | menacing | office | tritone
I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)Undercover Agent0:00:26 - Starring listapproaching | bold | cast list | dark | dramatic | hallway | march | mickey-mousing | opening title sequence | starring list | stranger | tritone | walking

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Undercover Agent (Marcia Misterioso)0:01:17 - Agent walks to the phoneagent | airport | arriving | calling | conversing | dialing | establish setting | march | mysterious | telephone | tense | tritone | typewriter | typing | walking

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Undercover Agent (Ominous) + Family0:38:46 - Matt leaves his apartmentadvance plot | combination of themes | communist | dark | discovery | leading lady | letter | ominous | reacting | reading | self-borrowing | spy | street | teacher | tense | tritone

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Underscoring (Tense)0:57:54 - Matt and Eve go down the stairscommunist | create suspense | leading lady | leading man | sneaking | spy | staircase | stairs | teacher | tense | tritone | undercover agent | underscoring

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Undercover Agent (Molto Misterioso)0:58:12 - The communists go upstairsascending | communist | create suspense | leading lady | leading man | sneaking | spy | staircase | stairs | teacher | tense | tritone | undercover agent

I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Undercover Agent (Tense)0:59:26 - FBI man holds gun on commie agentsagent | arresting | communist | dark | dialing | gun | murder scene | room | spy | tense | tritone
Illegal (1955)Menace0:42:19 - Vic sees Andy's gungun | hero | menacing | tritone

Illegal (1955)

Menace1:12:47 - Andy pulls gun on Vic and they walkgun | tritone | walking
In This Our Life (1942)Underscoring (Tense)1:15:04 - Craig refuses Parry's caseconflict | conversing | denying | lawyer | leading lady | leading man | office | ominous | refusing | tritone | underscoring
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

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)

Footsteps0:07:16 - Close-up on walking feetestablish character | footsteps | leading man | mickey-mousing | mysterious | street | tritone | walking

The Informer (1935)

Blood Money (Extended)0:18:55 - British officer tosses money down on the tableantagonist | augmented triad | grabbing | leading man | money | mysterious | pivotal scene | police | police station | tense | tossing | tritone | whole-tone

The Informer (1935)

Blood Money (Counting Money)0:19:21 - Gypo closes the dooradvance plot | antagonist | counting | leading man | money | mysterious | street | tense | tritone

The Informer (1935)

The Informer (Drinking)0:21:23 - Gypo takes a drinkadvance plot | antagonist | bartender | drinking | leading man | mysterious | octatonic | pub | Scotch snap | tense | tritone | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Informer (1935)

Blood Money (Worrying)0:21:57 - Gypo worries about what he has doneadvance plot | antagonist | augmented triad | drinking | hearing voices | leading man | mysterious | planning | pub | tense | thinking | tritone | whole-tone | worrying

The Informer (1935)

Blood Money1:00:57 - Rebels see Gypo spending moneyadvance plot | augmented triad | dark | money | party | rebel | spying | tritone
The Letter (1940)Leslie (Maestoso)0:06:11 - Robert arrives at the plantationbold | brassy | changing meter | dark | driving | home | husband | oscillation | transition | tritone

The Letter (1940)

Mrs. Hammond (Lawyer)0:30:45 - Ong speaks to Howardadvance plot | Chinese | lawyer | leaving | mysterious | office | pc set | tritone

The Letter (1940)

Underscoring (Tense)0:36:53 - Howard takes out the letterdeception | denying | lawyer | leading lady | letter | ominous | pivotal scene | prison | tense | tritone | tritone | whole-tone | whole-tone chord

The Letter (1940)

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

The Letter (1940)

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
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)

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)

Mildred (Frolicking)0:51:01 - Mildred runs to the beach9th chord | beach | cheerful | falling in love scene | flirting | foreign key modulation | frolicking | heroine | jaunty | leading lady | love interest | running | tritone

Mildred Pierce (1945)

Work (Grand Opening)0:57:26 - View of Mildred's restaurantadded-note chord | advance plot | foreign key modulation | restaurant | self-borrowing | tritone | upbeat | voice-over | working

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
The Unfaithful (1947)Chris (Dark)0:07:46 - Chris continues driving9th chord | advance plot | antagonist | calm | danger | dissonant bass | foreign key modulation | house | leading lady | ominous | sequential modulation | shadow | tritone | tritone oscillation | 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

The Unfaithful (1947)

Underscoring (Dramatic)1:25:51 - Art shop owner testifiesclimax | courtroom | dramatic | hurrying | montage | prosecuting | quartal chord | rushing | testifying | tritone oscillation | underscoring | witness
We Are Not Alone (1939)Surprise Symphony (Innocent)0:06:36 - Gerald runs inside9th chord | boy | child | classical music | comforting | common-tone diminished 7th | establish character | familiar tune | father | foreign key modulation | fragmentation | Haydn | hero | home | innocent | mode mixture | nagging | parallel fifths | playful | quotation | step modulation | tritone | Wagner

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
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
We're Only Human (1935)Blood Money (Extended)0:28:58 - Pete walks away with the criminalaction scene | arguing | augmented triad | bank | detective | gangster | leading man | mysterious | tense | tritone | whole-tone