No Control

Title: No Control

Author: Rudolph Berliner

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1927


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Rudolph Berliner

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  1. At Screening: THEME “I’ve No Control of My Heart” by Hagen
  2. Marriage Is Like: “The Joker” by Srawley
  3. Douglas Takes Dog From Cradle: “Pretty Little Baby” by Bernie
  4. Douglas Jr. Seen At Radio: “Oh Mister” by Frey
  5. The Colossus Circus: “Animal Crackers” by Rich
  6. Girl Seen Cooking: “Spangles” by Bratton
  7. Noah and Men Seen: “Punch and Judy” by Herbert

NOTE: Catch donkey kick and fall.

  1. By the Time: Repeat No.6 “Spangles”
  2. Douglas Jr. Sees Nancy: Repeat Theme No.1
  3. Nancy In Elevator: “Lost a Wonderful Girl” by Hanley
  4. Nancy Enters Broker’s Office: “Could I?” by Ager
  5. Douglas Jr. Rushers Into Broker’s Office: “Dance of the Furies” by Gluck
  6. Man With Feather Duster Seen: “He Loves It” by Wendling
  7. Douglas Jr. Sees Nancy In Mirror: Repeat Theme No.1
  8. You Don’t Have To: “Idilio” by Lack
  9. Asthma, Play Some Jazz: “Keep a Goin’” by Gay
  10. Douglas Jr. Arrives: “Here I Am” by Henderson
  11. Broker Seen—Noah Joins Him: “Princess Pat Fox-Trot” by Herbert
  12. Get In Dat Bath: “The Goose Waddle” by Weidt
  13. Noah and Broker In Barn: “Comedy Capers” by Steele
  14. Nancy on Trapeze: Repeat Theme No.1
  15. She Jumps Off Trapeze: “Hi-Diddle-Diddle” by Coon
  16. Father Came Home: “In Merry Mood” by Axt
  17. You’re Fired: “There’ll Be Some Changes Made” by Higgins
  18. By The Third Day: “Nobody Worries ‘Boy Me” by Whiting
  19. Horse Runs Away: “The Get-Away” by Frey
  20. Group of Men in Barn: “Johnny on the Spot” by Roberts
  21. Before the Rehearsal: Repeat Theme No.1
  22. Well If It Isn’t: “By Heck” by Henry
  23. Noah’s Horse Starts To Run: “Sawdust and Spangles” by Bratton

NOTE: Play in much slower tempo at title: “What’s the Matter.”

  1. Truck Starts: “A Joy Ride” by Biermann

NOTE: Play to action—effects ad lib.

  1. Truck Stops: “Carnival” by Savino
  2. Station Y.A.P.: “Spring Morning” by Cazabon
  3. The Afternoon of: “Aurora” by Von der Mehden
  4. Douglas Jr. Enters Radio Room: Repeat Theme No.1
  5. Lion Jumps Out of Cage: Repeat No.5 “Animal Crackers”

NOTE: Catch comedy effects.

  1. Douglas Jr. In Radio Room: “Shoot” by Kaufman
  2. Horses Start Race: “The Skyrocket” by Frey

NOTE: Play slower at title: “False Start.”

  1. Asthma Enters Radio Room: “Entry of the Gladiators” by Fucik
  2. Horses on Track: “The Ringmaster” by Whiting
  3. Flash of Jazz Band Playing: “Carolina Stomp” by Bloom
  4. Lion Jumps Into Room: “Bye Bye Blackbird” by Henderson

NOTE: Play Allegro until horses on track are seen, then segue.

SEGUE: “The Speed Demon” by Bub

  1. We Win: “Triumph” by Roberts
  2. And The Wedding: Repeat Theme No.1

Source: Carl Braun Collection


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