A Thief In the Dark

Title: A Thief In the Dark

Author: Michael P. Krueger

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheets, 1928


Format: Cue sheet

Document type: Cue sheet

All authors/contributors: Michael P. Krueger

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  1. At screening: “March of the Phantom Hosts” by Axt
  2. Change of scene to circus grounds: “Carnival” by Fourdrain
  3. Hula dancer seen: “On the Beach at Waikiki” by Lake
  4. And now—the greatest: “Mystification” by Hosmer
  5. Ernie leaves: “La Comedienne” by Hosmer
  6. Note inserted in crystal: Repeat No. 4 “Mystification”
  7. Gee, Ernie—you oughta: “The Tattler” by Comins
  8. Note inserted into crystal: Repeat No. 4 “Mystification”
  9. Change of scene to exterior of house: “Fleeting Shadows” by Weiss
  10. Change of scene to group of men: “Stalking the Prey” by Kempinski
  11. Girl embraces Ernie: “The Hours I Spent With You” by Little
  12. What about the Armstrong: Repeat No. 10 “Stalking the Prey”
  13. I joined this bunch: “Who’s Who” by Morris
  14. Change of scene to bedroom: “Creeping Creatures” by Varnier
  15. Ernie escapes through window: “Agitated Hurry” by Langey
  16. Gosh, you’re beautiful!: THEME, “I Can’t Do Without You” by Berlin
  17. Change of scene to uncle: “Ondes Mysterieuses” by Franceschi
  18. Insert of newspaper: “In Despair” by Berge
  19. Entrance to circus grounds seen: “Lady Lilly” by Fresco
  20. There’s a couple: “Punch and Judy” by Herbert
  21. Spiritualist seen: “Misterioso Erotico” by Heymann
  22. Were you properly seanced?: “How I Love Her and She Loves Me” by Mills
  23. Girl approaches Ernie: THEME, “I Can’t Do Without You” by Berlin
  24. Ernie leaves girl: Repeat No. 22 “How I Love Her”
  25. Change of scene to circus group: “Mystic Magic” by Bradford
  26. Change of scene to exterior of home: “Ominous Moments” by Kempinski
  27. Maid approaches monk: Repeat No. 22 “How I Love Her”
  28. This joint is full of trap doors: “Scherzo Misterioso” (Drigo’s Cinema Classics)
  29. Girl approaches professor: “Misterioso alla Valse” by Savino
  30. Monk opens door to living room: Repeat No. 22 “How I Love Her”
  31. Colored man seen: “The Ghost Dance” by Salisbury
  32. Ernie pulls in monk: “Iris” by Reynard
  33. Maid and colored fellow seen leaving: “Hustle-Bustle” by Delille
  34. Man climbs in through window: “Dramatic Suspense” by O’Hare
  35. Sheriff approaches monk: “Rubenesque” by Slater
  36. Colored man seen again: Repeat No. 31 “Ghost Dance”
  37. Monk and Ernie meet: “Looms of Fate” by St. Saens
  38. If you care anything: “Misterioso Infernale” by Borch
  39. Girl runs away: “Misterioso Furioso” by Affrunti
  40. Professor and girl meet in room: “Stealthy Escape” by Zamecnik
  41. Ernie takes mask off: “Second Misterioso a la Valse” by Savino
  42. Duke falls through trap door: “The Plotting Foe” by Kilenyi
  43. Professor holds up group around jewel box: “Cabal” by Kay
  44. They’re gone: “Agitato Misterioso” by Becce
  45. After monk returns jewels: Repeat Theme No. 23
  46. Close-up of monk and maid: Repeat No. 22 “How I Love Her”

Notes: Cues transcribed by James Doering; handwritten notes

Source: Carl Braun Collection


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