Painting The Town

Title: Painting The Town

Author: James C. Bradford

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1927


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: James C. Bradford

OCLC Number:


  1. At Screening: “Shoot” by Kaufman
  2. Undershirts Have Gone Out: “Zip” by Frey

NOTE: Racing motor effects.

  1. Hector Talking To Patsy: “I Love Me” by Mahoney
  2. Patsy’s Picture On Wall: “If I Had A Girl Like You” by Henderson
  3. Picture Removed From Wall: “It Had To Be You” by Jones
  4. The Fine Will Be A Hundred Dollars: “Poor Relations” by Bendix
  5. Times Square: “Broadway” by Dubin
  6. Curtain Down: “Ouch” by Kaufman
  7. Patsy Appears With Escort: THEME “It All Depends On You” by Henderson
  8. Sorry We Have An Appointment: “I’m On My Merry Way” by Whiting
  9. Drunk Rises From Auto: “Two In A Bar” by Copping
  10. Interior—Guests: “Oh Mister” by Frey

NOTE: Catch effect of smashing watches on table.

  1. I Suggest Miss Patsy: Play “Black Bottom”
  2. Hector Starts Fantastic Eccentric Dance: “Dans du Ventre” by Clark

NOTE: Play in jazz tempo; catch fall.

  1. Men Smoking Cigars—They Explode: Repeat No.2 “Zip”
  2. Tell Mr. Tyson He’s Wanted On The Phone: Repeat Theme No.9

NOTE: Piano and orchestra alternate on pick-ups following screen.

  1. Slips Don’t Count: “Ain’t She Sweet?” by Ager
  2. Drunk Appears: “Blue Law Blues” by Lake
  3. Flash-Back To Patsy and Hector: Repeat No.17 “Ain’t She Sweet?”
  4. Patsy Lived: “The Joker” by Srawley
  5. What Are You Doing Here?: “Elopement” by Carrozzini
  6. Drunk On Bed: “Lucy Is Loose Again Tonight” by Woods
  7. Don’t Let Her In: “Rush Hours” by Sanders
  8. The Fire Department Has Been: “Illusions” by Ring-Hager
  9. Hector and Tyson Enter Outer Office: “Flocons de Neige” by Bradford
  10. Tyson Appears From Inner Office: “Coming of Spring” by Godard
  11. Hector Winds Up Toy Mouse: “Air Thrills” by Sanders
  12. Hector Lands In Commissioner’s Office: Repeat No.3 “I Love Me”

NOTE: Catch cigar explosion.

  1. Hector Walks From Office: “I’m Sitting On Top of the World” by Henderson
  2. Following Morning: “I Can’t Get Over A Girl Like You” by Ruskin
  3. Hector Starts To Dream—Visions: Repeat Theme No.9
  4. The Hour For The Demonstration: “Speed” by Frey

NOTE: Catch crash.

  1. After Crash: “Melancholic Appassionato” by Rapee
  2. Love Refuses To Admit Defeat: “That’s What I Call a Pal” by Nelson
  3. Traynor Enters With Contracts: “Enigma” by Borch
  4. Hector Enters Office: “Appassionato No.2” by Axt
  5. Patsy Sounds Alarm: “The Skyrocket” by Frey

NOTE: Wild riding auto effects.

  1. Right On The Dot: Repeat No.3 “I Love Me”
  2. Patsy and Hector In Auto—Ride Off: Repeat Theme No.9

Source: Carl Braun Collection


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