Starting time code: 01:24:31

Ending time code: 01:25:11

Length: 40 sec

Beginning: during sequence

Ending: ending of sequence

Outlines: nothing significant

Completeness: satisfying but interrupted or blurred contours or the performance is left background

Structure: simple

Shots: 3

Average shot length: 13 sec

Performance: song+dance

Number directed by: no data

Performer(s): Jeanette MacDonald

Cast: All White cast

Stars who don't participate: no data


Diegetic spectators: no

Diegetic status of the number: social event

Diegetic status of the music: no diegetic music


Topic(s): courtship-multiple partners , community - fiesta and social dancing

Diegetic place: Paris

Imaginary place: none

Ethnic stereotypes: no

Exoticism: european

Music & dance

Song: Melody of Laughter

Musical ensemble: band or orchestra , solo(s)

Dubbing: no

Tempo: allegro

Musical styles: waltz , operetta

Arrangers: Herbert Stothart

Dance director: no data

Dance ensemble: duet

Dancing type: allegro

Dance subgenre: ballroom and social dancing

Dance content: waltz


Source: borrowed from the musical repertoire

Quotation: no data