We Are Not Alone (1939)


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Theme
Theme name: Frohe Botschaft
Composer: Unknown [Max Steiner arr.]
Description: Leni’s main theme; German folk song (likely pre-1822); used in Aline by Adolf Bauerle and Wenzel Muller in 1822, then used 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 one of the main characters, Leni, is from Austria; Leni sang and played this song on the piano during the film followed by David and Gerald singing with Leni accompanying them; Leni’s original theme is I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside which was only used when she was a dancer
Related characters: Leni Krafft
Total uses: 22
Total duration: 00:10:52
% of music: 18.60%
Total variants: 19
Variants:

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






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