The Masks of the Devil

Title: The Masks of the Devil

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: “Prelude to Romances of the Seven Seas” by Baron
  2. There Is A Church: “Dram. Recitative No.1” by Levy (RED)
  3. Model Begins To Laugh: “Twinkling” by Hauenschild
  4. Girl Leaves After Title “THAT’s MY WEAKNESS”: “By The Lake” by Lange (LT. GREEN)
  5. Man At Door Sees Lovers: “Constance” by Golden (2nd Strain)
  6. Knock On Door: Repeat No.2 (RED)
  7. Count And Countess Leave: Repeat No.4 (LT. GREEN)
  8. Fade To Jewels: “Blossom” by Fox
  9. In The Country Doing Some Research Work: “Live and Love” by Axt (WHITE)
  10. Baron Reiner’s Home: Continue No.9
  11. I’m So Happy: Repeat No.2 (RED)
  12. Perhaps You Woke The Reiner Ghosts: “Strande d’Ostende” by Hintz
  13. Fade-Out of Two Boys To Glass of Wine: “Live and Love” by Axt (WHITE)
  14. Fade To Globe and Professor: “A Song of Supplication” by Fletcher (Piano prominent)
  15. Gilbert Stops Playing Piano: “Dram. Recitative No.1” by Levy (RED)
  16. Girl Looking Into Telescope: “By The Lake” by Lange (LT. GREEN)
  17. Jewels on Screen: “Wedgwood Blue” by Ketelbey
  18. Manfred, I’ve Decided: Repeat No.15 (RED)
  19. I Remember Your Mother’s Pearls: “Lace and Ruffles” by Schertzinger
  20. Woman Leaves: “A.B.C. Dram. Set No.2-A1” by Luz
  21. Gilbert Looks Into Mirror: Repeat No.16 (LT. GREEN)
  22. Below The Equator: Repeat No.20 “A.B.C. Dram. Set No.2-A1”
  23. Letter On Screen: “Reproache d’Amour” by Marquardt
  24. Photo On Screen: “Dram. Recitative No.1” by Levy (RED)
  25. What’s The Matter With You: “Constance” by Golden (2nd Strain)
  26. Fade-Out To Exterior: “By The Lake” by Lange (LT. GREEN)
  27. Moon Hides Behind The Clouds: “Agitato Mysterioso No.14” by Norton
  28. Coat Placed Around Girl: Repeat No.24 (RED)
  29. I Can’t Understand: Repeat No.26 (LT. GREEN)
  30. Fade-Out As Gilbert Is Seen Stroking Girl’s Hair: “Sonva” by Fisher
  31. End of Dance—People Applaud: “Jolly Sweethearts” by Losey
  32. Close-Up of Gilbert and Girl At Table: “Mon Ami” by Rockwell
  33. Gilbert Walks To Balcony With Girl: “Dram. Recitative No.1” by Levy (RED)
  34. You Are Strong: “Canzone d’Amore” by Lowitz
  35. Don’t Be Absurd: “A.B.C. Dram. Set No.2-B2” by Luz
  36. After Accident: “Love’s Ecstasy” by McElwain
  37. Bedroom Scene: “Dram. Tension No.2” by Ancliffe
  38. Count Dies: “A.B.C. Dram. Set No.2-A1” by Luz
  39. Fade-Out of Gilbert: “Valse Nanette” by Friml
  40. Woman Takes Check Out of Coat Pocket: “Live and Love” by Axt (WHITE)
  41. Gilbert Has Photo In Hand: Repeat No.33 (RED)
  42. I Love You: “Love’s Emotion” by Marquardt
  43. Gilbert Puts on Coat To Leave House: “Storm Scene from ‘William Tell’” by Rossini
  44. Gilbert Enters Bedroom: “By The Lake” by Lange (LT. GREEN)
  45. Mine, Mine: “A.B.C. Dram. Set No.2-A1” by Luz
  46. Fade-Out After Title “UN-REACH-ABLE”: Continue No.45
  47. Stop As Gilbert Breaks Mirror: “Road of Sorrow” by Kempinski
  48. Don’t Call Me Friend: “Love’s Emotion” by Marquardt
  49. Stop As Shot Is Fired: Repeat No.47 “Road of Sorrow”
  50. Manfred As Come Back: “Dram. Recitative No.1” by Levy (RED)
  51. Don’t Look So Tragic: “Live and Love” by Axt (WHITE)
  52. Gilbert Stops Boy From Leaving Room: Repeat No.48 “Love’s Emotion”
  53. After Manfred Leaves Room: “Live and Love” by Axt (WHITE)

Proper Orchestral Rest Period is Nos. 24 to 27 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 Cornoration. 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

SFSMA ID: 07pKf2oi5w

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