Dramatic Vocalise Database

Williams, John (b. 1932)

Family Plot (1976)

Alfred Hitchcock’s final film.



Opening Credits and Seance


Dramatic vocalization in the opening credits/first scene as Blanche Tyler (Barbara Harris) conducts a [fake] seance for Miss Julia Rainbird (Cathleen Nesbitt).

Another Seance


During a later “seance,” dramatic vocalization sounds in the non-diegetic accompaniment.

Blanche Finds the Diamond


Dramatic vocalization occurs during the final scene when Blanche finds the missing diamond.