The Desert Rider

Title: The Desert Rider

Author: Ernst Luz

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1929


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: Ernst Luz

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  1. At Screening: “Hurry No.1” by Zamecnik
  2. Addressed Envelope On Screen: “High Speed” by Bub
  3. McCoy Stops At Desert Cabin: Repeat No.1 “Hurry No.1”
  4. Fade-Out After McCoy Rides Off: “Prologue” by Sommer (RED)
  5. Bandits Put On Masks: “Panic” by Varnier
  6. Fade-Out After Rider Is Lassoed: Repeat No.4 (RED)
  7. Bandit’s Ride Away From McCoy: “Prelude” by Mendoza
  8. The Rancho Alvarado: “Spanish Dance” by Sarasate
  9. Ox Cart With Girl and Priests Leaves Ranch: “Incid. Symphony No.24” by Kempinski
  10. Another Day: “Desolation” by Savino
  11. Scorching Winds and Drifting Sands: “Sadness” by Engleman
  12. Shot Fired: “Astir” by Berge
  13. Girl’s Face Shown Out Of Focus: Repeat No.8 “Spanish Dance”
  14. Let Us Speak: Repeat No.12 “Astir”
  15. A Week Later: “Sounds From The Cloister” by Axt
  16. McCoy and Girl Walking To Camera: “No Me Olvides” by Lapham
  17. Three Pigs Seen: “Farcical Allegro” by Aborn
  18. McCoy Rushes On Screen: “Incid. Symphony No.24” by Kempinski
  19. Man Playing With Money: “Prologue” by Sommer (RED)
  20. To Prove We Do Not Suspect Him: Repeat No.18 “Incid. Symphony No.24”
  21. Perhaps Mr. Tyler Will Accompany Me: “Witty Moments” by Marquardt
  22. The Next Morning: “Premonition” by Zamecnik
  23. Signaling Scenes—Girl Seen: “An Angel’s Song” by Sammons
  24. Fade-Out Of Girl and Priest: “Minor Hurry” by Berge
  25. There Is Nothing To Do But Surrender: Repeat No.19 (RED)
  26. In The Meantime: “Scherzo Silhouette” by Marquardt
  27. Monk Opens Peep-Hole In Door: “Agitato Dramatico” by Savino
  28. Trap Door Closed After Monk Is Pulled From Attic: “Remorse” by Zamecnik
  29. We’ve Been Tricked: Repeat No.27 “Agitato Dramatico”
  30. McCoy Jumps On Williams: “Incid. Symphony No.17” by Schertzinger
  31. Get Him Boys: “Fast and Furious” by Frey
  32. Monk Falls Through Floor: “Allegro Giocoso” by Engleman
  33. Monk Walking Out Of Shack: Repeat No.31 “Fast and Furious”
  34. First Horseman Pushed Off Horse: “Furiosos No.21” by Lake
  35. End of Fight On Cliff: “Sunny Hours” by Rich
  36. McCoy and Monk Ride Off: “A Mysterious Episode” by Engleman
  37. Williams and Girl Ride From Ranch: “Prologue” by Sommer (RED)
  38. Close-Up of Girl In Fear Before Escape: “Furioso” by Savino
  39. There’s Something Wrong Boys: “Agitato No.1” by Armandola
  40. Monk Falls From Place Over Cave: “No Me Olvides” by Lapham

Proper Orchestral Rest Period is Nos. 15 to 24 inclusvie.

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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