Circus Rookies

Title: Circus Rookies

Author: Ernst Luz

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1928


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Ernst Luz

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  1. At screening: “Washington Post March” by Sousa
  2. Circus poster on screen: “Down the Stretch” by Balfmoor
  3. This is the last time I’ll tell you: “Valse Elaine” by Baxter
  4. Man putting pail of water into cage: “The Flight of the Bumble Bee” by Korsakow (LT. BLUE)
  5. Bimbo’s done it again: “Melly In the Moonlight” by Latour
  6. Karl Dane enters cage: Repeat No. 4 (LT. BLUE)
  7. Gorilla shows on screen: “Starland” by Markwith
  8. Dane puts gorilla into cage: “Carnival Grotesque” by Savino (BROWN)
  9. Along the circus route: “La Gaiete” by Ewing
  10. The train pulled into: “Love’s Caprice” by Heindl
  11. This is la belle: “A Smile – A Kiss” by Marquardt (WHITE)
  12. Girl gets into Ford with newspaper man: “Jollity” by Zamecnik
  13. Dane sees Arthur at table: Repeat No. 8 (BROWN)
  14. Cigar explodes: Repeat No. 4 (LT. BLUE)
  15. Ford auto hits tree and explodes: “Rustic Twilight” by Rolfe
  16. So Francis became: Repeat No. 11 (WHITE)
  17. Paper bag explodes: “The Jesters Serenade” by Herbert
  18. How would you like: Repeat No. 11 (WHITE)
  19. Now I know: “Carnival Grotesque” by Savino (BROWN)
  20. Segue with crash as seats fall down: “The Flight of the Bumble Bee” by Korsakow (LT. BLUE)
  21. Axe thrower takes handkerchief from eyes: “An Autumn Song” by Haines
  22. Acrobats fall down: “Dance of the Sylphes” by Marquardt
  23. Girl fixing boy’s necktie: “Little Flower Garden” by Breil
  24. The biggest miracle: “The Record” by Englemann
  25. End of feature act – Dane on horseback: “On the Mill Dam” by Babb
  26. End of chariot race – Dane in cage: “Gangway” by Kaufman
  27. Dane dressing boy: “Merry Widow Waltz” by Lehar
  28. That night: “Summer Furs” by Cobb
  29. The doctor: “Shoot” by Kaufman
  30. Dane hist Arthur over head: “Lucille” by Wadsworth
  31. I’ll show you how to pull a tooth: “Tramway” by Gobbaerts
  32. Get out of this show: “Phyllis” by Deppen
  33. So the show goes on: Train effect by Drummer
  34. Observation car platform: “A Smile – A Kiss” by Marquardt (WHITE)
  35. Francis has promised me: Repeat No. 19 (BROWN)
  36. Pardon me: Repeat No. 20 (LT. BLUE)
  37. Ape on rear platform of train: “Hurry No. 33” by Minot
  38. Ape hits Dane on head with hammer: “Hurry No. 26” by Minot
  39. Train stops: Repeat No. 37 “Hurry No. 33)
  40. Dane falls into faint: Repeat No. 34 (WHITE)

Proper rest period is Nos. 17 to 25 inclusive.

NOTE: The repetition of numbers in this cue sheet is simplified by the use of the “LUZ” SYMPHONIC COLOR GUIDE, sold by Music Buyers Corporation, 1520 Broadway, New York City. The color suggested for repetition of numbers designates the Mood or Emotion, and is used as a code for such repetitions.

Source: Carl Braun Collection


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