It’s a Wonderful Life (Film) 1947

Comedy-drama directed by Frank Capra.

Production Credits
Role Person
Arranger Dimitri Tiomkin

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Composer Bach

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Composer Robert Russell Bennett

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Composer Irving Berlin

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Composer Carrie Jacobs Bond

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Composer Frederic Chopin

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Composer E Di Capua

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Composer Gounod

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Composer Leigh Harline

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Composer Lorenz Hart

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Composer Moe Jaffe

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Composer Arthur Johnson

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Composer Al Jolson

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Composer Charles E. King

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Composer Louis Lambert

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Composer Meade Lux Lewis

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Composer Cecil Mack

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Composer Felix Mendelssohn

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Composer Alfred Newman

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Composer Chauncey Olcott

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Composer J Reading

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Composer Richard Rodgers

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Composer Gene Rose

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Composer Nat Sonx

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Composer John Philip Sousa

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Composer Staff

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Composer Leith Stevens

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Composer Dimitri Tiomkin

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Composer Dave Torbett

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Composer Edward Ward

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Composer Roy Webb

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Unknown G Koger

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Unknown Unidentified Person

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Unknown V Scotto

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Unknown H Varna

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Title Image
British Quad – 50th
Description:30×40 50th anniversary re-release (GB quad)
Insert – Australian
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Lobby Card A
Description:First in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Lobby Card B
Description:Second in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Lobby Card C
Description:Third in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Lobby Card D
Description:Fourth in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Lobby Card E
Description:Fifth in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Lobby Card F
Description:Sixth in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Lobby Card G
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Lobby Card H
Description:Eighth in Sequence of Lobby Card Set.
Magazine Ad
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One Sheet – US
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Will Come Soon!
Description: large poster
Will Come Soon!
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Will Come Soon!
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Will Come Soon!
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Description: Cinemagic photo of poster

  • Cue Sheet
located in the Tiomkin Collection at USC

Total Time:
51 minutes, 1 seconds

Cue Title Reel Part Usage Timing Collaborators
1 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Background Instrumental Entire 3:50
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

2 It’s a Wonderful Life
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0 0 Background Instrumental Partial :00
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
3 Adeste Fidelis
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


J Reading
(Composer)

4 Ave Maria
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Gounod
(Composer)


Bach
(Composer)

5 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (Contrapuntal)
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0 0 Background Instrumental Partial :00
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

6 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Vocal Partial :05
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

7 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Vocal Partial :03
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

8 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Vocal Partial :04
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

9 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Vocal Partial :04
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

10 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Vocal Entire :27
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

11 Collegiate
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0 0 Visual Instrumental Entire :46
Nat Sonx
(Composer)


Moe Jaffe
(Composer)

12 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Instrumental Partial :24
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

13 Charleston
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0 0 Visual Instrumental Entire 2:17
Arthur Johnson
(Composer)


Cecil Mack
(Composer)

14 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Vocal Entire :20
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

15 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Vocal Partial :04
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

16 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Vocal Partial :17
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

17 Father’s Death
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0 0 Background Instrumental Partial :22
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
18 Funeral March (Paraphrase)
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0 0 Background Instrumental Partial :00
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Frederic Chopin
(Composer)

19 Father’s Death
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
20 Novachord Improvisation
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Staff
(Composer)
21 My Wild Irish Rose
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Chauncey Olcott
(Composer)
22 Avalon
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0 0 Background Instrumental Entire 2:17
Al Jolson
(Composer)


Gene Rose
(Composer)

23 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Visual Vocal Entire 3:05
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

24 Wedding March
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0 0 Background Instrumental Partial :46
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Felix Mendelssohn
(Composer)

25 Stars and Stripes Forever
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John Philip Sousa
(Composer)
26 Song of the Islands
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Charles E. King
(Composer)
27 I Love You Truly
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Carrie Jacobs Bond
(Composer)
28 O Solo Mio**
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E Di Capua
(Composer)
29 Retrospect #5
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Leigh Harline
(Composer)
30 Buffalo Gals
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Unidentified Person
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

31 This is the Army Mr. Jones
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Irving Berlin
(Composer)
32 Dankgebet
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Unidentified Person
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

33 When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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Louis Lambert
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

34 Uncle Billy’s Blunder
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
35 Hark the Herald Angels Sing
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0 0 Visual Instrumental Entire 1:28
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Felix Mendelssohn
(Composer)

36 Hark the Herald Angels Sing
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0 0 Visual Instrumental Entire 4:05
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)


Felix Mendelssohn
(Composer)

37 Vieni Vieni
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V Scotto
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H Varna
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G Koger
(Unknown)

38 Santa Lucia
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Unidentified Person
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

39 Clarence’s Arrival
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
40 Mental Torment
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Roy Webb
(Composer)
41 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
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Unidentified Person
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

42 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
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Unidentified Person
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

43 George is Unborn
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
44 George is Unborn
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
45 Boogie Piano
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Meade Lux Lewis
(Composer)
46 Boogie Piano
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0 0 Visual Instrumental Entire 5:15
Meade Lux Lewis
(Composer)
47 Novachord Improvisation (Contrapuntal)
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0 0 Background Instrumental Entire :00
Staff
(Composer)
48 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
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Unidentified Person
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

49 Blues #8
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Dave Torbett
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Leith Stevens
(Composer)

50 Blues #11
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Leith Stevens
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51 North America Meets South America
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Lorenz Hart
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Richard Rodgers
(Composer)

52 Gentleman Jitters
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Robert Russell Bennett
(Composer)
53 Lucilleioka
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Edward Ward
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54 Lulu the Zulu
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Roy Webb
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55 Booth Jive
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Gene Rose
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Roy Webb
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56 Novachord Improvisation
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Staff
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57 Tom Merriam
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Roy Webb
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58 Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
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Unidentified Person
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

59 The Haunted House
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
60 The Needle
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Leigh Harline
(Composer)
61 The Stranger (Paraphrase)
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Roy Webb
(Composer)
62 Thinking Theme (Paraphrase)
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Roy Webb
(Composer)
63 Pottersville Cemetery
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0 0 Background Vocal Entire :00
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
64 Wrong Mary Hatch
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0 0 Background Instrumental :00
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
65 A Wonderful Life
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Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
66 The Prayer
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0 0 Background Instrumental Entire :46
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
67 A Wonderful Life (Paraphrase)
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0 0 Background Instrumental Partial 2:37
Dimitri Tiomkin
(Composer)
68 Hallelujah
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0 0 Background Vocal Entire :00
Alfred Newman
(Composer)
69 Hark the Herald Angels Sing
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0 0 Visual Vocal Entire :42
Felix Mendelssohn
(Composer)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

70 Auld Lang Syne
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0 0 Visual Vocal Entire 1:22
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

71 Buffalo Gals
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0 0 Background Instrumental Entire :34
Unidentified Person
(Unknown)


Dimitri Tiomkin
(Arranger)

  • Tiomkin Collection at USC
Box
Storage Contents Storage Number
Music breakdown sheet, form, filled in the hand of Dimitri Tiomkin [?] 1 page

Conductor parts, photostats.

Original musical sketch of song, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” lyric by Frederic Herbert, music by Dimitri Tiomkin; also original and carbon typescripts of lyrics to song, 1 p. ea. 4 leaves sketch.

Ozalid copies of song “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Original score by Dimitri Tiomkin, in the hand of the arrangers: Nathan G. Scott, David Tamkin, P. A. Marquardt, and unidentified person. (224 leaves?)

Original musical sketches by Dimitri Tiomkin, holograph. Photostat conductor parts; orchestral parts, holograph; choral parts, ozalid.

Original score by Beethoven-Tiomkin, in the hand of the arrangers: Cailliet-Glasser, 15 leaves. [Latter may be from another film.]

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CD
Storage Contents Storage Number
R1-1-3:T3,Reh.?,T4 Main Title / R14-3:T1 R1-2A:T6,T5,T2,T3,T4 Opening Ave Maria R1-3:T5 / R9-1:T6,T1,T2,T5 R1-5:T1 / R1-3:T3,T4 R2-1:T1,T2 / R2-2:T7 R2-1:T3 / R13-4:T4,T1,T3 Wind Cemetery R3-1:T1,T2 / R4-1:T1 R3-1:T5,T6 / R6-1:T1 R4-1:Reh. / R11-1:T4 / R14-1:T2,T3,T4 R6-1A:T1,T2,T4? Fox trot / R6-1A:T6,T7,T8,T9

Notes: Tape log in box. Photocopy in CD case.

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R7-1:T1,T2,T3 / R?-1:T2 Wedding March R7-2:T1,T2,T3,T4 / R7-3:T1,T2,T3,T4 R9-2:T1,T2 / R14-3:T5,T6 R9-2AA:T1 / R14-2:T7,T8 R9-3:T2 / R13-2:T1,Reh.,Reh. R10-1:T1 / R13-1:T1 / R14-3:T2 R10-1:T2 / R14-1:T1 / R10-1:Reh. / R14-1:T5 R11-1:T1,T2,T3 / R13-2:T5 / R11-2:T1,Reh. R12-1:T1 / R14-4:T4 Wind and Miracle / R12-1:T2 R13-5:T1,T2,T3,T4 Dream Theme

Notes: Tape log in box. Photocopy in CD case.

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DVD
Storage Contents Storage Number
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Music Sketch
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Sketches; Conductor
Open-Reel-Audio
Storage Contents Storage Number
R1-1-3:T3,Reh.?,T4 Main Title / R14-3:T1
R1-2A:T6,T5,T2,T3,T4 Opening Ave Maria
R1-3:T5 / R9-1:T6,T1,T2,T5
R1-5:T1 / R1-3:T3,T4
R2-1:T1,T2 / R2-2:T7
R2-1:T3 / R13-4:T4,T1,T3 Wind Cemetery
R3-1:T1,T2 / R4-1:T1
R3-1:T5,T6 / R6-1:T1
R4-1:Reh. / R11-1:T4 / R14-1:T2,T3,T4
R6-1A:T1,T2,T4? Fox trot / R6-1A:T6,T7,T8,T9

Notes: Tape log in box. Photocopy in CD case.

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undetermined, may contain the following cues:
M350:T5 Dub? / MY350 10/16/46 V12A:T3 / V143:T3 / V92AA:T1 A:T1,T3 / V133:T6,T7 V92AA:T4,T5,T6,T7 / V149:T1,T2,T3,T4 / V121:T1 / V132:T7 / V121:T2 V132:T1,T2,T3,T4,T5,T6 / V143:T3,T1,T2 / V133:T1,T2,T3,T4,T5 / R1-1 / R2-2
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R7-1:T1,T2,T3 / R?-1:T2 Wedding March
R7-2:T1,T2,T3,T4 / R7-3:T1,T2,T3,T4
R9-2:T1,T2 / R14-3:T5,T6
R9-2AA:T1 / R14-2:T7,T8
R9-3:T2 / R13-2:T1,Reh.,Reh.
R10-1:T1 / R13-1:T1 / R14-3:T2
R10-1:T2 / R14-1:T1 / R10-1:Reh. / R14-1:T5
R11-1:T1,T2,T3 / R13-2:T5 / R11-2:T1,Reh.
R12-1:T1 / R14-4:T4 Wind and Miracle / R12-1:T2 R13-5:T1,T2,T3,T4 Dream Theme

Notes: Tape log in box. Photocopy in CD case.

24-2
VHS
Storage Contents Storage Number
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