The Bugle Call

Title: The Bugle Call

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: “Assembly Call”- bugle call by trumpeter
  2. The bugle call: “Down South” by Myddleton
  3. After one scene – colored children dancing: “Shenandoah” by Bendel
  4. Soldier turns letter to second page: “That Wonderful Mother of Mine” by Goodwin (WHITE)
  5. All aboard: “Aces High” by Boulton
  6. Fort Rumson: “Assembly Call” by trumpeter
  7. Scene on: “Radio Galop” by Bub
  8. Horses stop: “Entrance and Dance of the Goblins” by Schertzinger (YELLOW)
  9. Coogan blows bugle: “Bugle Call” by trumpeter as introduction to No. 10
  10. One scene: “The Live Wire” by Frey
  11. Wait till you see: Repeat No. 8 (YELLOW)
  12. Fade-out as wagon drives off: “Parade of the Wooden Soldiers” by Jessel
  13. After Coogan sees toy soldiers: Repeat No. 4 (WHITE)
  14. Jackie Coogan runs out of room: “Alice” by Hauenschild
  15. Society notes – paper: “Laughing Eyes” by Silberberg
  16. Soldiers, go to sleep: “Taps” by trumpeter
  17. Scene well on: “Boogie Man’s Patrol” by Boehnlein
  18. Coogan puts bugle to lips: “Boots and Saddles” – bugle call
  19. One scene: “Roller Coaster” by Schertzinger
  20. Close-up of Coogan at window: “The Busy Bee” by Bendix
  21. Imitation of steps walking upstairs: “In the Middle of the Night” by Rose
  22. The Armee. The Armee. It’s hep, hep, hep: “American Patrol” by Meacham
  23. Good-bye: “Immortellen Waltz” by Gung’l
  24. Fade-out to potato scene: “We’re In the Army Now”
  25. Cook stopes playing guitar: “On the Mill Dam” by Babb
  26. Jackie Coogan runs into room to father: Repeat No. 4 (WHITE)
  27. The day that his future step-mother arrived: “Jollity” by Zamecnik
  28. Captain Tremayn’s regrets: Repeat No. 8 (YELLOW)
  29. Girl walks from Jackie Coogan: “Dagger Dance” by Herbert (BROWN)
  30. End of Indian scene: Repeat No. 8 (YELLOW)
  31. Most people think: Repeat NO. 29 (BROWN)
  32. My mother wasn’t afraid of Indians: “Love Secrets” by Zamecnik
  33. Jackie Coogan eating soup: “The Season’s Greetings” by Marquardt
  34. I’m sure Billy didn’t mean to hurt you: Repeat No. 4 (WHITE)
  35. From then on, every day: “My Lady’s Boudoir” by Schertzinger
  36. Let’s give them: “Hark the Held Angel’s Sing” from Five Favorite Yule-Tide Songs by Mendelssohn
  37. Husband and wife embrace: bugle call one scene, then segue to ‘All America” by Zamecnik
  38. Where’s Billy: “Vivacity” by Conterno
  39. Jackie Coogan crawls over tree at grave: Repeat No. 4 (WHITE)
  40. He called me mother: Continue No. 39, pathetic and slow
  41. Coogan embraces father: “Pathos – Incidental Miniatures No. 2” by Schertzinger
  42. Shortly after spring: Repeat No. 18 “Boots and Saddles”
  43. After one trumpeter scene: “Devil Dogs” by Marquardt
  44. Long shot of soldiers on horseback: Repeat No. 29 (BROWN)
  45. Coogan walks from soldier to house fence: “Tears – Indicental Miniatures No. 2” by Schertzinger
  46. Would you: “Indian Orgy” by Rapee-Axt
  47. Coogan on horseback blows bugle: Long bugle call by trumpeter
  48. Second scene- Coogan blowing bugle: Repeat No. 29 (BROWN)
  49. Coogan blows bugle again: Recall – bugle call
  50. Coogan stops blowing bugle: “Hurry No. 25” by Lake
  51. Soldiers at rescue at fort: “Battle Agitato No. 16” by Minot
  52. Coogan at cave rescued: Repeat No. 4 (WHITE)

Proper orchestral rest period is Nos. 27 to 36 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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