The Divine Woman

Title: The Divine Woman

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: “Your Live Is All” by Zamecnik
  2. To understand this woman: “Isabel” by Bowers
  3. In Brittany: “Your Love Is All” by Zamecnik (WHITE)
  4. Fade-out of bedroom scene: “Chanson Francaise” by Marquardt (YELLOW)
  5. Woman and man walk out of dining room to hall: “Habanera” from Carmen by Bizet
  6. Don’t you understand: Repeat No. 3 (WHITE)
  7. Child embraces mother: “Serenade Passionnee” by Heymann
  8. Child puts on cloak: Repeat No. 4 (YELLOW)
  9. A portrait of one of my departed husbands: Repeat No. 7 (DARK BLUE)
  10. Screen falls down: “Film Theme No. 1 by Tschaikowsky
  11. Fade-out of man seated on floor: “Carabi” (old French chant)
  12. Girl stops on steps to house: Repeat No. 3 (WHITE)
  13. In that case: Repeat No. 11 “Carabi”
  14. Wagon drives off: “Garden Whispers” by Herkan
  15. Fade as soldier and girl go up steps: “Dreams of Love” by Liszt
  16. After soldier kisses girl: “Endearment” by Hawthorne
  17. Girl enters house: Repeat No. 4 (YELLOW)
  18. Soldier walks up street: Repeat No. 3 (WHITE)
  19. Fade as two women embrace: “Mystic Romance” by Srawley (RED)
  20. Fade as officer leads girl off: “Gavotte” from Garden Suite by Luz
  21. Clock on screen: “Nocturne” from Garden Suite by Luz
  22. Soldier leaves room after title – “There’ll still be soldiers”: Repeat No. 11 “Carabi”
  23. Soldier and girl kiss: “Chanson Francaise” by Marquardt (YELLOW)
  24. Girl about to light lamp: “Carabi” (old French chant)
  25. Soldier places girl back on chair: “Your Love Is All” by Zamecnik
  26. Quarrel at table: “Serenade passionnee” by Heymann (DARK BLUE)
  27. Girl takes off soldier’s belt: Repeat No. 1 (WHITE)
  28. Lovers seated in window: Repeat No. 24 “Carabi”
  29. Fade after title – “How brave a lad I was”: “In the Queen’s Palace” by Schertzing
  30. Girl in dressing room: Repeat No. 19 (RED)
  31. Molly Moran smoking cigar: “Told At Twilight” by Huerier
  32. Girl sees man at door: “Agitato No. 20” by Borch
  33. Girl runs out of room followed by man: Repeat No. 26 (DARK BLUE)
  34. The combination of an umbrella and you: Repeat No. 23 (YELLOW)
  35. Clothes shop: “Mystic Romance” by Srawley (RED)
  36. Love walks out of shop after stealing dress: Repeat No. 23 (YELLOW)
  37. They were given to me: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 1” by Marquardt
  38. Lover slaps girl’s face: Repeat No. 25 (WHITE)
  39. Police entering door: Repeat No. 35 (RED)
  40. Girl embracing lover: “Serenade passionnee” by Heymann (DARK BLUE)
  41. Lover led off — girl in hall: “Simple Aveu” by Thome
  42. I don’t want to be an actress: “Zareda” by Tschaikowsky
  43. Fade as girl is reading part in play: “Marche Lorraine” by Canne
  44. Fade-out of hands applauding: Repeat No. 42 “Zareda”
  45. I’ll see if rehearsal is ready: “Your Love Is All” by Zamecnik (WHITE)
  46. Poor Lucien: Repeat No. 40 (DARK BLUE)
  47. Bell rings: “Sympathy” by Mezzacapo
  48. Actress picks up two wash baskets: Repeat No. 40 (DARK BLUE)
  49. Actor dismissed: “Reverie” from Pathetic Suite by Luz
  50. Dressing room scene: “Elegie” from Pathetic Suite by Luz
  51. Actress sits down at table: Repeat No. 42 “Zareda”
  52. Prison scene: Repeat No. 35 (RED)
  53. Electric lights flashed: “Passe-Pied” by Gillet
  54. To La Marianne: “Uneasiness” by Mendelssohn
  55. Mother leaves dressing room: Repeat No. 35 (RED)
  56. Actress runs to lover: “Serenade passionnee” by Heymann (DARK BLUE)
  57. Yes, I am: Repeat No. 45 (WHITE)
  58. People show in hall: “Winsome Winnie” by Mehegan
  59. People leave room: “Your Love Is All” by Zamecnik (WHITE)
  60. The last act: Repeat No. 56 (DARK BLUE)
  61. Door opens: “Canto Amoroso” by Samartini-Elman
  62. Curtain down: “Lament” by Herrmann
  63. Fame is witch: “Carabi” (old French chant)
  64. Vision of lover in hall: “Mystic Romance” by Srawley (RED)
  65. Newspaper article on screen: “Lovers Meeting” by Kempinski
  66. Won’t you go for me: Repeat No. 56 (DARK BLUE)
  67. You’re going to live: “Your Love Is All” by Zamecnik (WHITE)

Proper orchestra rest period is Nos. 20 to 33 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 repetitions of numbers designate the Mood or Emotion, and is used as a code for such repetition.

“Serenade passionnee” (DARK BLUE) should always begin at 5th bar and played Appassionato—instruments play all small notes. No. 11 “Carabi” must be played in four beats to bar Moderato tempo to fit “Ron, Ton, Ton” words on screen.

Source: Carl Braun Collection

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