Bringing Up Father

Title: Bringing Up Father

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 Southern Reverie” by Bendix
  2. Photo studio fades to picture on wall: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 10” by Marquardt (LT. BLUE)
  3. Milkman hit on head: “Sunny Hours” by Rich
  4. Door knock: Repeat No. 2 (LT. BLUE)
  5. Fade of Polly Moran at window: “Sweet Adeline” [no composer given]
  6. With that singing: “Fresh Flowers” by Lincke
  7. Armless man at bar: “Romance sans Paroles” by Davidoff
  8. Is this the smallest you got: Repeat No. 2 (LT. BLUE)
  9. Put this in the cash register: “Fragrance Lane” by Fresco
  10. Telephone bell rings: Repeat No. 2 (LT. BLUE)
  11. Wait a minute, Maggie: “Caressing Butterfly” by Barthelemy
  12. Play once and segue: “Love’s Wilfulness[sic]” by Barthelemy
  13. Jiggs sits down in arm chair: “La Confession” by Morgan
  14. Tell Papa what happened: “Oh Mister” by Frey
  15. Here comes my honored guest: “Call Me Sweetheart” by Robe (YELLOW)
  16. Always call me Dennis: “Punchinello” by Herbert
  17. Father filling his pipe: “Yesterthoughts” by Herbert
  18. Father hurts his foot: Repeat No. 16 “Pulchinello”
  19. Money’s gone to your head: Repeat No. 2 (LT. BLUE)
  20. Auntie dear, it’s Helen: “Only a Smile” by Zamecnik (WHITE)
  21. Dog’s tail caught in rat trap: Repeat No. 2 (LT. BLUE)
  22. Some of Maggie’s furniture: “Butterflies” by Arundale
  23. Yes, but I like my mah jongg: “How-Wah-Ya” by Banta
  24. Street scene: Repeat No. 2 (LT. BLUE)
  25. Jiggs throws rolling pin manufacturer into coal hole: “Chiffons and Laces” by Baron
  26. Man begins to play piano: “In a Little Spanish Town” by Wayne (piano and voice)
  27. Jiggs enters – end of song: “The Tragic Discovery” by Patou
  28. Will you deprive yourselves: Repeat No. 2 (LT. BLUE)
  29. Polly Moran kicked: “The Awakening” by Zamecnik
  30. Hall and stairway scene: Repeat No. 15 (YELLOW)
  31. Girl goes back into home: “Andante Pathetique No. 10” by Berge
  32. So Jiggs looked over Long Island: “Dainty Blossoms” by Kahn
  33. The Blackbird Café: “Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella” by Fain
  34. I might as well: “Diane” by Rapee
  35. Jiggs hit over head with rolling pin: “A Shepherd’s Pipe and Summer Skies” by Falk
  36. Wife opens door of bedroom: “Melody” by Franck
  37. The biggest event: “Pastime” by Clutsam
  38. I was giving a little surprise party: Repeat No. 20 (WHITE)
  39. That evening Maggie: “Slumberland” by Herringshaw
  40. Dennis walks to girl at cake: “Rendez-vous d’Amour” by Edwards
  41. Wife walks to Jiggs at chair: “Love’s Lullaby” by Vermeire
  42. Jiggs has pen – begins to write: Repeat No. 15 (YELLOW)
  43. Flash-back to house interior: “dew-Dew-Dewy Day” by Johnson
  44. Are you trying: Repeat No. 2 (LT. BLUE)
  45. Maggie prevents Jiggs shooting himself: Repeat No. 20 (WHITE)
  46. Letter to Mrs. Jiggs: Repeat No. 2 (LT. BLUE)
  47. Oh Maggie, Maggie: “Joyous Appassionato” by Carbonara
  48. If your prayers were answered: Repeat No. 20 (WHITE)
  49. Segue quick as Jiggs is hit with hammer: “Celebrated Canzonetta” by Mendelssohn
  50. Fade to bed in hospital: Repeat No. 20 (WHITE)

Proper orchestral rest period is Nos. 20 to 32 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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