The Bellamy Trial

Title: The Bellamy Trial

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: “Devil Dogs” by Marquardt
  2. After weekly smoke screen: “Intermezzo Perpetual” by Lowitz
  3. Interior courtroom scene: “Yearning” by Schoenfeld (WHITE)
  4. Order in the courtroom: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 13” by Marquardt
  5. End of the first attorney’s speech: “La Confession” by Morgan
  6. Well, peoples: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 11” by Marquardt (RED)
  7. Then one cop say to me: “Colinette” by Harms
  8. Luigi Orsini, did you kill: Repeat No. 3 (WHITE)
  9. Doctor Richard: “Fury” by Zamecnik (DK. BLUE)
  10. Doctor is this the place: “Excerpts from Sakuntala” by Goldmark
  11. Recess for lunch: “Idlewilde” by Gottschalk
  12. Farnell’s a million miles away: Repeat No. 6 (RED)
  13. Yes I told Pat Ives’ wife: “Golden Sand” by Finck
  14. You see Sue: Repeat No. 6 (RED)
  15. The day of the murder: “Joy Through Tears” by Schertzinger
  16. Shy strike that out: “Stealthy Escape” by Zamecnik (BLACK)
  17. Husband walks from wife after title—“Not tonight”: “Happy Moods” by Marquardt
  18. Children led upstairs by nurse: Repeat No. 16 (BLACK)
  19. Attorney shows knife and letters to witness: Repeat No. 3 (WHITE)
  20. Don’t be afraid Mother: “Slumbers” by Kempinski
  21. Katie O’Connor: “Pine Tree Echoes” by Schoenfeld
  22. Newspaper article on screen: “Vengeance” by Franceschi
  23. We’ll drive over to the movies: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 11” by Marquardt (RED)
  24. But your wife didn’t return home: “Fury” by Zamecnik (DK. BLUE)
  25. Really, Mr. Bellamy: “Dram. Tension No. 2” by Ancliffe
  26. Patrick Ives: “Adoree” by Friml
  27. Clerk read these letters: “Jeanette” by Salcede
  28. I don’t write: Repeat No. 26 “Adoree”
  29. Doctor Barrett: Repeat No. 24 (DK. BLUE)
  30. Judge stops arguing attorneys: “True Love” by Ketelbey
  31. You heard Mr. Bellamy’s testimony: Repeat No. 24 (DK. BLUE)
  32. Then what did you do at that cottage: “Reproach” by Zamecnik
  33. Fade-back to witness on stand: “Yearning” by Schoenfeld (WHITE)
  34. I’d like to have Stephen Bellamy: Repeat No. 23 (RED)
  35. Mimi had always been afraid of the dark: Repeat No. 33 (WHITE)
  36. Attorney addressing jury: Repeat No. 24 (DK. BLUE)
  37. The electric chair: “Romance d’Amour” by Schoenfeld
  38. Clock on screen: Repeat No. 24 (DK. BLUE)
  39. Bring that man here: “Rosemary” by Reynard
  40. And on the night of the murder: Repeat No. 16 (BLACK)
  41. And as they were leaving: “Melodic Agitato” by Savino
  42. Jury returns to the courtroom: “Remorse” by Lowitz
  43. Reporter at court window waves: Repeat No. 41 “Melodic Agitato”
  44. Newspaper article on screen: Repeat No. 33 (WHITE)
  45. Reporters leaving courtroom: Repeat No. 23 (RED)
  46. Mother sits down by judge and tells story: Repeat No. 16 (BLACK)
  47. Old lady enters cottage after note on screen: Repeat No. 23 (RED)
  48. My boy has been so happy: Repeat No. 24 (DK. BLUE)
  49. Woman stabbed: Repeat No. 20 “Slumbers”

Proper orchestral rest period is Nos. 15 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

SFSMA ID: ddqHy7D9Sv

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