Duke Steps Out

Title: Duke Steps Out

Author: Ernst Luz

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1929


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Ernst Luz

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  1. At screening: “Just You” by Axt (WHITE)
  2. Statestics [sic] prove: “Play Ball” by Kaufman
  3. Train crosses screen: “College Boys” by Klohr
  4. Boy in dining car lights cigarette: “Woodland Frolics” by Marquardt
  5. Haines puts salt into water bottle: Repeat No. 3 “College Boys”
  6. You know who she is: Repeat No. 4 “Woodland Frolics”
  7. Haines leaves dining car: “Just You” by Axt (WHITE)
  8. When I found you: “How Wah-Ya” by Banta
  9. Band walks across screen: Repeat No. 7 (WHITE)
  10. Haines gest up from seat: “Strande d’Ostende” by Hintz (YELLOW)
  11. So Duke went to college: Repeat No. 7 (WHITE)
  12. To illustrate: “Luz Symphonic Color Classic No. 4” by Schoenfeld
  13. On “High Hat” Row: “Dance of the Sylphes” by Marquardt
  14. Fade-out of auto after cigar business: “Cross Roads” by Axt
  15. Orchestra stops with wink: Repeat No. 10 (Yellow)
  16. Orchestra plays after title “My Coat James”: “How About Me?” by Berlin
  17. Haines turns out lights: “Scherzo Silhouette” by Marquardt
  18. I’m sure going to: “Just You” by Axt
  19. I think I’ll kiss you: Repeat No. 12 (LIGHT BLUE)
  20. Wait till I tell my father: “Storm and Strife” by Somerville
  21. Girl kisses Haines second time: Repeat No. 18 (WHITE)
  22. Fade-out after girl enters house: Repeat No. 10 (YELLOW)
  23. Manager puts Haines’ feet in pails of water: “Norma Waltzes” by Luz
  24. Girl takes note from flowers: “The Season’s Greetings” by Marquardt
  25. A fast finish: Repeat No. 10 (YELLOW)
  26. Great! I’ll go: “Andante Appassionato” by Soro
  27. That’s an idea: “Rose of Spring” by Bicchiere
  28. Play once and segue: “Blossoms” by Butler
  29. Girl leaves house: “Passion” by Edwards
  30. Boy walks to player piano: Imitate player piano or piano (jazz fox-trot)
  31. Haines goes to protect girl: “Agitato No. 5” by Axt
  32. I’ll drive you home: Repeat No. 18 (WHITE)
  33. Girls in room after title – “Forget it”: “The Scandal Mongers” by Patou
  34. Auto seen—exterior scene: Repeat No. 18 (WHITE)
  35. Girl enters house: Repeat No. 33 “Scandal Mongers”
  36. Girl comes from house to Haines in auto: “Sweet Thoughts of Love” by Axt
  37. Fade-out of Haines in auto: “Love’s Impulse” by Jacquet
  38. Clock on screen: “On the Trail” by Bub
  39. The night of the big fight: “Devil Dogs” by Marquardt
  40. I hope no one from Sierra sees us: “Valse Modern” by Lodge
  41. Fighters in corners ready for first round: “A.B.C. Dramatic Set No. 15-D4” by Luz
  42. End of first round: “A.B.C. Dramatic Set No. 15-B2” by Luz
  43. Beginning of second round: Repeat No. 41 “A.B.C. Dramatic Set No. 15-D4”
  44. End of second round: “A.B.C. Dramatic Set No. 15-E5” by Luz
  45. Beginning of third round: “Incidental Symphony No. 40” by Hintz
  46. Girl walks from radio to other room: “Hidden Love” by Marquardt
  47. Boys at radio laugh after girl leaves room: Repeat No. 45 “Incidental Symphony No. 40”
  48. Prize fighter counted out: Repeat No. 12 (LIGHT RED)
  49. Stop short after title – “The Twentieth Amendment Should Be”: Repeat No. 18 (WHITE)

Proper orchestra rest period is Nos. 22 to 29 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 repetitions of numbers designate the Mood or Emotion, and is used as a code for such repetition.

Source: Carl Braun Collection


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