While The City Sleeps

Title: While The City Sleeps

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: “Symphonic Color Classic No.8” by Schoenfeld (RED)
  2. New York’s Finest: “President’s March” by Herbert
  3. And There’s Another: Repeat RED
  4. If I Catch You Fighting Again in Public: “Ripples” by Lowitz
  5. After Feet Go Up Step: “Afterglow” by Clutsam
  6. After Two Men Shake Hands: “Omens” by Schad
  7. After Man Puts On Eye Glasses: Repeat RED
  8. Interior Scene—Man Lying On Floor: “Symphonic Incidentals No.19” by Marquardt (BLACK)
  9. But Once A Plain Clothes Man Gets A Hunch; “Scene d’Amour” by Baron
  10. Girl Leaves Lunch Room: “Rose of Spring” by Bicchieri
  11. Wait For Me On The Corner: Repeat BLACK
  12. What’s A Nice Girl Like You: “Symphonic Color Classic No.8” by Schoenfeld (WHITE)
  13. I Was Just: “Meadow Sprite” by O’Hare
  14. Girl Shows Lon Chaney Book: Repeat WHITE
  15. Girl In Hall Kisses Boy Friend: “Where Roses Bloom” by Edwards
  16. Even Cops Sleep Sometime: “Bewitching Eyes” by Day
  17. Fade After Title: “You’re So Kind”: “Out of the Dawn” by Donaldson
  18. Dancers Stop: Repeat BLACK
  19. How You Like To Make: “Anything You Say” by Donaldson
  20. Fade-Out of Dance Hall: Repeat BLACK
  21. Girl Comes Sneaking Out of House: “Symphonic Color Classic No.8” by Schoenfeld (BLUE)
  22. You Were Excited Over Nothing: “Tender Heart” by Baga
  23. Can Your Salve: “Romance of Autumn” by Marquardt
  24. Fade-Out After Title: “Be Careful Coughlan”: Repeat BLUE
  25. Fade After Title: “Send the Wagon Quick”: Repeat No.23 “Romance of Autumn”
  26. Listen You Gorillas: Repeat BLUE
  27. Fade Out After Girl Is Abducted: Repeat No.23 “Romance of Autumn”
  28. Newspaper Article On Screen: “Iris” by Ephraim
  29. And Remember: Repeat BLACK
  30. One More Load: “Misterioso Fantastico” by Becce
  31. Shot Fired—Seque Quick: Repeat BLUE (Shots)
  32. Gang Arrested: “Appassionato No.3” by Axt
  33. Clock Dial On Screen: Repeat BLACK
  34. Girl Sees Crook In Private Dining Room: “Misterioso Agitato” by Becce
  35. Lon Chaney Knocks On Door: Repeat BLUE
  36. Girl In Room Seen After Escape: Repeat WHITE
  37. Automobile On Screen: Repeat BLACK
  38. Give Me Your Rod: Repeat BLUE
  39. Lon Chaney Comes From House: “The Conspirators” by Sodero
  40. Doorbell Rings: Repeat BLACK
  41. Window In Room Shown Open: Repeat No.39 “Conspirators”
  42. Plant A Couple of Men: Repeat WHITE
  43. If I Hear Them Folding Doors Open: “Rambler Roses” by Wheeler
  44. For Another Week: “Anguish” by Vrionides
  45. Scene After Title: “Get The Bunch Together”: Repeat WHITE
  46. Lon Chaney Leaves Room: “Dutch Kiddies” by Trinkaus
  47. Lon Chaney On Street At Ash Barrel: “Dram. Agitato No.38” by Minot
  48. Lon Chaney Opens Window: Repeat BLUE
  49. Second Door Broken Open: Repeat No.47 “Dram Agitato No.38”
  50. Drop You Rods and Scramble Down: Repeat BLUE
  51. Mile Away On Roof—Shot; “Forest Murmurs” by Friml
  52. Lovers In Embrace—Lon Chaney Seen: “Romance” by d’Ambrosio
  53. After Railroad Station Scene: Repeat No.51 “Forest Murmurs”
  54. Lon Chaney takes Hat From Table: “Humorous Escapade” by Delille

Proper Orchestral Rest Period is Nos. 22 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 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


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