Title: Buttons

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: “Ship Ahoy” by Lusk
  2. At Southampton: “A Breezy Evening On Shore” by Howgill (YELLOW)
  3. Won’t you let me ship: “Cupid’s Conquest” by Kahn
  4. Coogan gets into life boat: “Serenade” by Widor
  5. Boat whistle: “First Courtship” by Lindgreen
  6. A year later: Repeat No. 2 (YELLOW)
  7. Buttons talks to maid: “The Flapper” by Srawley
  8. Captain and girl show: “Love’s Romance” by Padney (WHITE)
  9. Captain walks away from girl: “Misterioso alla Valse” by Savino (BROWN)
  10. Coogan walks away from cabin door: Repeat No. 2 (YELLOW)
  11. What’s doin’ today: “Misterioso Drammatico” by Savino (RED)
  12. Here comes Hatchet Face: “Leaving Port” by Howgill
  13. Go on. Kiss: “Agitato No. 6” by Kiefert
  14. End of fight – officer shows: “Melody” by Franck
  15. Sunrise on the S. S. Queenton: “Fun On Deck” by Howgill
  16. Boys lined up for inspection: “Solitude” by Mule
  17. Boys march off: “A Breezy Evening On Shore” by Howgill (YELLOW)
  18. Coogan comes out of captain’s office: “Love’s Romance” by Padney (WHITE)
  19. You’re the guy: “Reconciliation” by Fletcher
  20. Coogan takes flowers into stateroom: “Misterioso Drammatico” by Savino (RED)
  21. Nearing Southampton: “Just Once Again” by Donaldson
  22. One dancing scene: Repeat No. 20 (RED)
  23. Telephoning scene: “Misterioso alla Valse” by Savino (BROWN)
  24. D’Arcy put on horse: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 8” by Marquardt (LIGHT BLUE)
  25. You fix him up: Repeat No. 20 (RED)
  26. After fade-out: Repeat no. 24 (LIGHT BLUE)
  27. Man taken out of cabinet: Repeat no. 20 (RED)
  28. Slugger picks up man’s body from table: “Joy Bells” by Santly; NOTE – play one chorus only and segue to “Misterioso Drammatico” by Savino (RED)
  29. Bring my costume: Repeat No. 23 (BROWN)
  30. Coogan and Slugger leave man’s cabin: “Sweet Memories” by Singorsky
  31. Deck scene: “Misterioso alla Valse” by Savino (BROWN)
  32. Man gives girl jewel box: “Queer Antics” by Zamecnik
  33. Sprinkler in cabin opens: “Symphonic Incidentals No. 8” by Marquardt (LIGHT BLUE)
  34. Sailors leave room: “Melodie” by Tschaikowsky; NOTE – play once and segue to “Berceuse” by Hynsky
  35. The barometer is falling fast, sir: “Misterioso Drammatico” by Savino (RED)
  36. Boat whistle: Repeat No. 33 (LIGHT BLUE)
  37. Good-bye: “Swan Song” by Wagner; NOTE – play once and segue to “Farewell” by Howgill

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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