We Are Not Alone (1939)


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Theme
Theme name: Frohe Botschaft
Composer: Unknown; arr. Max Steiner
Description: Leni’s main theme is a German folk song (likely pre-1822); used in Aline by Adolf Bauerle and Wenzel Muller in 1822, then again in 1824 in the Vaudeville "Die Wiener in Berlin" by Carl von Holtei; Steiner might have thought of this tune in connection to a Viennese person in a foreign country, since Leni is an Austrian in England; Leni sings and plays this song on the piano in the film; Leni’s original theme is "I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside," used only when she was a dancer
Related characters: Leni Krafft, Gerald Newcome
Total uses: 22
Total duration: 00:11:03
% of music: 18.91%
Total combinations: 1
Combinations: Frohe Botschaft + Surprise Symphony
Total variants: 19
Variants:

[A-Z]
[Film order]
Original
6th chime
At the Piano
Crying
Death Sentence
Drifting
Ethereal
Fading Away
Ghostly
Grandioso
Hopeful
Like a Sigh
Restful
Singing
Somber
Tenderly
The End
Triste
Viennese
War Bulletin






Tags associated with this theme:

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