New: Cue Sheets from the Adele V. Sullivan Collection

We’ve just added 41 cue sheets from the collection of Adele V. Sullivan, a Colorado cinema accompanist whose papers are part of the Silent Film Music Collection at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Sullivan’s papers are unique in that her work bridged the transition to sound. She performed from cue sheets for silent and part-talkie movies, […]

The Pirates of Penzance

Title: The Pirates of Penzance Author: Arthur Sullivan Publisher: Publisher Unknown (cut off on scan), 1911 Series: Format: Sheet Music Document type: Musical Score All authors/contributors: Arthur Sullivan, Arranged by Fred Godfrey OCLC Number: Contents: When Frederick Was A Little Lad Ah, Leave Me Not The Modern Major-General The Policeman’s Song Oh! Is There Not […]

Fifty Famous Favorites

Title: Fifty Famous Favorites Author: Various Publisher: Robbins – Engel, Inc., 1922 Series: Format: Sheet Music Document type: Musical Score All authors/contributors: Edited and Revised by Nicholas DeVore; Paul Dresser, Geo. M. Cohan, Thurland Chattaway, Cobb & Edwards, Will D. Cobb, Paul Barnes, Henry Tucker, L. Wolfe Gilbert, Lewis F. Muir, Harry Kennedy, James Thorton, […]

The Prince of Headwaiters

Title: The Prince of Headwaiters Author: Dr. Edward Kilenyi Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1927 Series: Format: Cue Sheet Document type: Cue Sheet All authors/contributors: Dr. Edward Kilenyi OCLC Number: Contents: At Screening: “Andantino” by Lemare Paris—Colorful and Gay: “Laughing Love” by Christine Man Interrupts Lovers: “Recitativo No.1” by Rapee-Axt But Death Cheated Pierre: “Thoughts […]

The Head of the Family

Title: The Head of the Family Author: Joseph E. Zivelli Publisher: Gotham Publications, 1928 Series: A Zivelli Cue Sheet Format: Cue Sheet Document type: Cue Sheet All authors/contributors: Joseph E. Zivelli OCLC Number: Contents: DAD THEME: “Poor Papa” by Woods BILL THEME: “Ho-Ho-Hogan” by Schuster MABEL THEME: “The Gold Digger” by Hanley MAGGIE THEME: “Bridget […]

The Better ‘Ole

Title: The Better ‘Ole Author: Michael Hoffman Publisher: Tax-Free Filmusic Co., 1926 Series: Format: Cue Sheet Document type: Cue Sheet All authors/contributors: Michael Hoffman OCLC Number: Contents: Songs are listed as Tax-Free first and Taxable second At Screening: “Nobility” by Sullivan-Rosey or “Enemies of Women” by Peters The British Held: “Flying Dutchman” by Wagner or […]

Streets of Shanghai

Title: Streets of Shanghai Author: James C. Bradford Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1927 Series: Format: Cue Sheet Document type: Cue Sheet All authors/contributors: James C. Bradford OCLC Number: Contents: At Screening: “A Chinese Tragedy” by Baron Streets of Shanghai: “Otaki” by Bereny The House of the Hanging Cage: “A Bird In A Gilded Cage” […]

Men of Daring

Title: Men of Daring Author: James C. Bradford Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1927 Series: Greater Thematic Music Cue Sheet Format: Cue Sheet Document type: Cue Sheet All authors/contributors: James C. Bradford OCLC Number: Contents: PIONEER THEME: “The Invincible Eagle” by Sousa RELIGIOUS THEME: “Onward Christian Soldiers” by Sullivan PINEY THEME: “The Chatterbox” by Sanders […]

Home Made

Title: Home Made Author: James C. Bradford Publisher: Thematic Music Cue Sheet, 1927 Series: Format: Cue Sheet Document type: Cue Sheet All authors/contributors: James C. Bradford OCLC Number: Contents: At Screening: “Aurora” by Von de Mehden Johnny Opens Envelope: JOHNNY THEME: “Stepping On the Ivories” by McLaughlin Johnny’s Stepfather: “Kowboy Komedy” by Aborn A Stepfather’s […]

Hero of the Circus

Title: Hero of the Circus Author: M. Winkler Publisher: Belwin Inc., 1926 Series: Format: Cue Sheet Document type: Cue Sheet All authors/contributors: M. Winkler OCLC Number: THEME: “Queen of My Heart” by Baron Substitute “Because You Say Good-Bye” by Levy or “Love’s Sweeet Hour” by Otvos Contents: At Screening: “Aces High” by Roberts August the […]