The Life of Riley

Title: The Life of Riley

Author: James C. Bradford

Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1927


Format: Cue Sheet

Document type: Cue Sheet

All authors/contributors: James C. Bradford

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  1. At Screening: “Erin Go Braugh” by DeWitt
  2. Otto: “Hi-Le, Hi-Lo from ‘Deutscher Waltz’” by Kaine
  3. Michael Riley: “Paddy Carney from ‘Brian Barochme’” by Ascher
  4. Otto Appears In Uniform: “March of the Mannikens” by Onivas
  5. Maybe If Your Girl: “Film Theme No.7” by Roberts
  6. Michael Walks Toward Door Of Fire House: “Ouch” by Kaufman
  7. Otto Standing In Doorway With Firecrackers: “Humoreske” by Levine
  8. The Widow Jones—Widow Appears: “Tell Me Pretty Maiden” by Stuart
  9. Molly Writing Postal Card: “Epilogo” by Gabriel Marie
  10. Revolving Wheel: “Board-Walk Parade” by Johns
  11. Riley Handed Photograph: “Oh Mister” by Frey
  12. Otto and Riley Walk Away: “Danse du Ventre” by Clark
  13. Right This Way, Boys: “Society One-Step” by Lake
  14. From The Windows: “The Curse of an Aching Heart” by Piantadosi
  15. Riley Rings Police Alarm: “Shoot” by Kaufman
  16. Riley Enters Room: “He’s A Devil” by Berlin
  17. Otto Sounds Alarm—Rings Bell: “Zip” by Frey
  18. You’ll Go To Jail: “Symphonic Incidentals No.5” by Marquardt
  19. Widow Enters With Cake: “Ain’t We Got Fun” by Whiting
  20. Riley Takes Out Shaving Stick: “The Clown” by Peele
  21. Riley Bites Into Cake: “Lassus Trombone” by Fillmore
  22. Bubbles Appears: “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles”
  23. Montague Enters: “A Game of Tag” by Trinkaus
  24. Riley and Otto Open Door and Leave In the Rain: “Oh! Didn’t It Rain” by Leonard
  25. They Creep Up To Entrance: “The Hour of Ghosts” by Becce
  26. Figure Drops on Creeping Otto: “Restless Bows” by Srawley
  27. Lights Up: “Tensive Misterioso” by Peele
  28. Molly Appears From Hiding Place: “Coeur Brise” by Gillet
  29. They See Burnign Cloak: “Carnival” by Savino
  30. Otto Leaves: “A Keltic Lament” by Foulds
  31. It’s Time For Little Girls: “Emmett’s Lullaby”
  32. The Next Morning: “Please Go ‘Way and Let Me Sleep” by Von Tilzer’s Old Time Favorite Hits
  33. Otto and Boy: “Nola” by Arndt
  34. Boy Appears At Door: THEME “Sweethearts” by Herbert
  35. Jones and Montague Enter: “The Joker” by Srawley
  36. They Leave Store: “Tender Memories” by Rapee-Axt
  37. Molly and Boy: Repeat Theme No.34
  38. I Don’t Want My Boy: “Moderato” by Savino
  39. Riley Alone: “The Swan” by St. Saens
  40. The Morning of the Demonstration: “Manhattan Isle” by Bowers
  41. Riley Squirts Extinguisher On Blaze: “Derby Days” by Axt
  42. Jones and Montague: “Aeroplane Galop” by Lamothe

SEGUE: “The Live Wire” by Frey

  1. Riley Turns and Sees Widow At His Right: “Gigue” by Gretry-Mottl
  2. I Don’t Understand: “Burlesque on Lange’s Flower Song” by Kempinski
  3. They See Shell On Floor: “Dramatic Hurry No.1” by Baron
  4. It Didn’t Work At Demonstration: “Rustic Caprice” by St. Clair
  5. Widow and Friends At Table: “I’m Sitting On Top of the World” by Henderson
  6. Otto Rings Fire Bell: “A Hot Time” by Beyer

Source: Carl Braun Collection


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