Topsy and Eva

Title: Topsy and Eva

Author: Ernst Luz

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1927


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Ernst Luz

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  1. At Screening: “Remem’bring” by Duncan Sisters (BROWN)
  2. Once Upon A Time: “The Flight of the Bumble Bee” by Korsakow
  3. Stork Drops Bundle Into Chimney: “Rock-a-bye Baby” by Luz (very short)
  4. A Stork of Darker Hue: “L’Abime” by Franceschi
  5. Stork Places Bundle In Trash Can: “Kentucky Babe” by Geibel
  6. Some Years After: “Swanee River” by Foster (play quietly)

SEGUE: “Parting Kiss” by Spitlany

  1. The St. Valentine’s Baby: “Remem’bring” by Duncan Sisters (BROWN)
  2. The April Fool Baby: “Chicken Reel” by Daly
  3. Topsy Comes Out of Coop With Chicken: “Incid. Symphony No.36” by Kempinski (RED)
  4. Goat Shows On Screen: “Incid. Symphony No.3” by Kempinski
  5. Topsy Runs From Simon Legree: “Mighty Lak’A Rose” by Nevin (WHITE)
  6. What’s Your Name?: Repeat No. 7 (BROWN)
  7. I’d Sooner Give You Anything: “Hot Foot” by Lake (YELLOW)
  8. Topsy Begins To dance Hootchie: “Zallah” by Loraine
  9. Eva’s Father Interrupts Eva and Topsy: Repeat No.13 (YELLOW)
  10. Remember Ophelia, Her Heart: Short Timpany Roll by Drummer
  11. Eva Faints: “Gruesome Tales No.3” by Rapee-Axt
  12. After Eva Regains Consciousness: “Old Timers Waltz” by Kaplan
  13. After Topsy Sings: Repeat No.11 (WHITE)
  14. Topsy Gets Up From Ground And Walks Off: “Old Black Joe” by Ascher
  15. Sold To Augstine St. Clair: “The Jesters” by Carbonara
  16. Ophelia Hits Simon Legree With Parasol: “The Darkies Jubilee” by Turner
  17. Topsy Spits Out Tobacco Juice: Repeat No.13 (YELLOW)
  18. Who’ll Give Even A Nickel: Repeat No. 7 (BROWN)
  19. I Didn’t Cost You Nuffin’: “’Bama Coon” by Lachau
  20. Carriage Moves: “Sambo’s Holiday” by Tschakoff
  21. Topsy Sits On Pin Cushion: “Spinning Song” by Mendelssohn
  22. Clothes Handed Out of Bath Curtains: “Where Is My Little Dog Gone”
  23. Dog Scrathes Himself After Covering Clothing With Dirt: Repeat No.11 (WHITE)
  24. Ophelia Shows On Screen: “Down South” by Myddleton
  25. Ophelia Stand Up and Walks Off: “The Mosquito’s Parade” by Whitney
  26. Topsy Bucks Goat: “Remem’bring” by Duncan Sisters (BROWN)
  27. I Love You: “Hot Foot” by Lake (YELLOW)
  28. Close-Up of Eva After Topsy Tries To Tickle Her: Repeat No.32 (BROWN)
  29. Christmas: “Jingle Bells” by Seredy
  30. Topsy Comes Down Chimney: “Jolly Jingles” by Powell
  31. Lighted Candle Shows On Screen: Repeat No.35 “Jingle Bells”
  32. At Legree’s Home: “Incid. Symphony No.36” by Kempinski (RED)
  33. Girl On With Legree: “Appassionato Lirico” by Berge
  34. Simon Legree Bolts Door: “Film Theme No.28” by Goldmark
  35. After The Long Cold Ride: Repeat No.38 (RED)
  36. Simon Legree Stops uncle Tom and Children From Playing: Repeat No.20 “Old Black Joe”
  37. Uncle Tom Walks Out of Room; “Intermezzo Perpetual” by Lowtiz
  38. Uncle Shows After Title “CAN’T YOU DO SOMETHING PAPA”: “Novelletta” by D’Ambrosio
  39. Missy, Missy: “Incid. Symphony No.32” by Kempinski (LIGHT BLUE)
  40. Eva Falls Into Snow: Repeat No.32 (BROWN)
  41. Eva’s Head Falls Back On Pillow: “Berceuse” by Jarnefelt
  42. Boy (Lover) Enters Sleigh: Repeat No.38 (RED)
  43. Topsy Bucks Simon Legree: “Astir” by Berge
  44. Topsy Shows In Clost Door: “Funeral March of a Marionet” by Gounod
  45. Topsy Kisses Club: Repeat No.49 “Astir”
  46. Negro Regains Consciousness: Repeat No.50 “Funeral March of a Marionet”
  47. Topsy Looks Right and Left After Hitting Negroes Again: Repeat No.49 “Astir”
  48. Topsy Running From House: “A.B.C. Dram. Set No. 8-B2” by Luz
  49. Topsy Falls In Snow: “A.B.C. Dram. Set No. 8-A1” by Luz
  50. Young Lover (Shelby) Knocked Out: Repeat No.54 ““A.B.C. Dram. Set No. 8-B2” (Play “PP”)
  51. The Escaping Slaves: “The Midnight Parade” by Marquardt
  52. Red Heart Shows In: Repeat No.45 (LIGHT BLUE)
  53. Topsy Flies Through Shed: “Finale” by Jentsch
  54. Topsy Takes Snow Shoes From Horse: Repeat No.47 “Berceuse”
  55. Scene Fades Back To Topsy And Horse: “Rocking-Horse Parade” by Ring-Hager
  56. Simon Legree Catches Up To Topsy: Repeat No.45 (LIGHT BLUE)
  57. People Entering House: “Hot Foot” by Lake (YELLOW)
  58. Eva’s Father Leads Topsy To Bedroom: “Goin’ Home” by Dvorak

SEGUE: “In the Gloaming” by Luz

  1. I Lubs Her, I Does: “Remem’bring” by Duncan Sisters (BROWN)

Proper orchestral rest period is Nos. 31 to 46 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 Cornoration. 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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