The Crowd

Title: The Crowd

Author: Ernst Luz

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1928


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Ernst Luz

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  1. At screening: “A Busy Thoroughfare” by Baron (YELLOW)
  2. July Fourth, 1900: “Dixie’s Land” by Reeg
  3. But what was: “Berceuse d’Amour” by Marquardt
  4. Fade-out after title – “I’m gonna give him”: “Ripples” by Lowitz
  5. My dad says: “Dramatic Hurry No. 1” by Baron (LT. BLUE)
  6. Body being carried upstairs: “Light Romantic Theme No. 3” by Luz
  7. When John was twenty-one: “Nocturno” by May
  8. Flash to river scene: Repeat No. 1 (YELLOW)
  9. High building fades to office scene: “My Little Billiken” by Lotter (BROWN)
  10. Clock jumps to “Five”: “In Merry Mood” by Axt
  11. Jane, John, John, Jane: Repeat No. 9 (BROWN)
  12. Come on Romeo: “Cheer Up” by Kaufman
  13. Fade-out of top of bus: “Good News” by Henderson
  14. Fade-out of ice imitation: “Yankee Doodle” from National Melodies
  15. Sit down: play chorus of “A Kiss In the Dark” by Harms
  16. Long shot scene of entrance to ride: “Dance of the Night Hawks” by Gurney
  17. Johnny Sims strokes girl’s forehead: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt
  18. Fade to railroad station sign moving: “Pins and Needles” by Kaufman
  19. Fade-out of station scene to magazine page: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt
  20. Bride and groom leave berth: “My Little Billiken” by Lotter (BROWN)
  21. Man picks up book from floor: “Dance of the Spooks” by Rollinson
  22. Wife in berth shows on screen: Repeat No. 19 “Wedding Dreams”
  23. Fade-out of berth to Niagara Falls: “Peg” by Hauenschild
  24. Husband snaps picture of wife: Repeat No. 19 “Wedding Dreams”
  25. Stop with falls and surf effects after kiss: “Bingo” from Five College Songs by Luz
  26. Wife shows on screen: “Merriment” by Kempinski
  27. Door bell: “Marionettes” by Felix
  28. Husband comes out of bathroom: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt
  29. Play all of 4/4 movement and segue: “Mysterious Tension” by Axt
  30. Husband slides down stoop stairs: “A Busy Thoroughfare” by Baron (YELLOW)
  31. Johnny begins to run: Victrola Imitation – hot fox trot
  32. Fade-out of Johnny dancing: Play one slow burlesque chorus of “Show Mne the Way To Go Home” by Harms
  33. Segue: “Characteristic Theme No. 1” by Roberts
  34. They do not understand you: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt
  35. April: Repeat No. 20 (BROWN)
  36. Husband breaks plate: “Prelude Dramatique” by Srawley
  37. Husband leaves room: Repeat No. 34 “Wedding Dreams”
  38. Wife closes door—motions to husband with finger: “Berceuse d’Amour” by Marquardt
  39. From now on I’m gonna treat you different: Repeat No. 34 “Wedding Dreams”
  40. October: “Effervescence” by Wolf
  41. Don’t worry: Repeat No. 38 “Berceuse D’Amour”
  42. Nurse says “John Sims”: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt
  43. During the next five years: “All Alone” by Berlin
  44. Play one chorus and segue: “Carnival Frolics” by Lakav
  45. Hey, your fire is out: Repeat No. 42 “Wedding Dreams”
  46. Who couldn’t: “My Little Billiken” by Lotter (BROWN)
  47. Husband burns his finger: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt
  48. We want to ride horsey back: “Cupid’s Surprise” by Gross
  49. Children on street: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 1” by Marquardt (DARK BLUE)
  50. Stop with crash at accident: “Dramatic Hurry No. 1” by Baron (LIGHT BLUE)
  51. Father carries child into bedroom: “Light Romantic Theme No. 3” by Luz
  52. Mother Fanning sick baby: Repeat No. 30 (YELLOW)
  53. Get inside: Repeat No. 51 “Light Romantic Theme No. 3”
  54. Mary, Mary: Repeat No. 49 (DARK BLUE)
  55. Fade-out of raving husband to street scene: “Fate” by Bierman
  56. Months, endless months: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 1” by Marquardt (DARK BLUE)
  57. Looks to me like you: “Berceuse d’Amour” by Marquardt
  58. Boss shows in office second time—flash-back to big office: Repeat No. 49 (DARK BLUE)
  59. Easy to quit a job: “Wedding Dreams:” by Marquardt
  60. Fade-out of kitchen scene—wife kissing husband: “Following the Sun Around” by Tierney
  61. You better tell Mary: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt
  62. Mary was right: “The Season’s Greetings” by Marquardt
  63. Mary, I didn’t want to waste: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt
  64. We do not know: “Star Night” by Marquardt
  65. You mean you won’t take it: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt
  66. Wife’s two brothers walk out of room: Repeat No. 49 (DARK BLUE)
  67. Wife closes door on husband: Repeat No. 50 (LIGHT BLUE)
  68. Train passes: Repeat No. 65 “Wedding Dreams”
  69. We can do it, boy: “A Busy Thoroughfare” by Baron (YELLOW)
  70. I’ve got to get a job: “Serenade” by Widor
  71. Husband juggles ball: Repeat No. 69 (YELLOW)
  72. Husband returns home with boy: Repeat No. 65 “Wedding Dreams”
  73. Stop with crescendo accent as husband is thrown to floor: “Incidental Symphony No. 1” by Kempinski
  74. Husband throws wife’s two brothers out of house: Repeat No. 65 “Wedding Dreams”
  75. Year, fleet years: “In the Clover” by Thurban
  76. I always said Mary knew her onions: “My Little Billiken” (BROWN)
  77. End of trick: “Wedding Dreams” by Marquardt

Proper orchestra rest period is Nos. 35 to 45 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

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