Some here may find this of interest, and worthy of making comment....
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Open, general discussion of music during the era of classic/nitrate movies
He discusses the classical themes in THE BLACK CAT. For anyone interested, here is a "playlist" of excerpts from the original pieces that were adapted by Heinz Roemheld for his wonderful score to the 1934 classic:
Classic Film Scores on CD