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A bystander asks others, referring to composer/pianist George, “Is he drunk?” (0:03)

George tells pianist Barbara, “I don’t know where I’ve been or what I’ve done... There’s a whole day missing.”
”These moods are getting deeper and longer.” (0:06)

George tells psychoanalyst Allan, “All my life I’ve had black little moods.”
Allan: ”What do you think sends you into these moods?”

Allan asks for police to follow George. Violation of privilege? (0:08)

Allan: “I’ve been thinking about these moods of yours Mr. Bone.” (0:12)

Barbara tells Allan, “You know, George has been so depressed about his lapses.”
Allan: “When he goes into one of his moods his subconscious mind has control...” (0:14)

George tells singer Netta and pianist Micky, “I’m afraid I’m a bit squiffed.”
”That’s the local recipe for hangover.” (0:19)

Netta asks George, “Are you crazy?” (0:46)

George, amnesic for having seen it dead, calls the cat. (0:55)

Allan reads from The London Sunday Tribune to George: “Methods of murder by the well-known home office analyst Allan Middleton.”
George: “But I don’t remember anything about it.”
Allan: ”I’ve warned you that your mind might break down...”
George: “To be put away?” (1:02)

As he plays his new concerto George recollects his murders and murder attempts. (1:11)

Allan tells George, “You can’t be blamed...” Might a court find him not guilty by reason of insanity? (1:13)

A concertgoer asks George, “Are you mad?” He continues to play despite the fire consuming the concert hall around him. Suicide? (1:15)